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9 Vintage Health Ads That Will Take You Back to the 1960s

Some of these are truly cringe-worthy. “Be Really Refreshed” Reader’s Digest Publication The popular soda manufacturer promises an energy lift in this March 1960 magazine ad: “Only Coca-Cola gives you the cheerful lift that’s bright and lively.” We now know that soda’s sugar buzz is quickly followed by an energy crash. “Milk: Nature’s Nightcap” Reader’s… Read More »

With back pain, depression tied to higher healthcare spending

(Reuters Health) – – When patients with painful back problems are also depressed, they have significantly higher healthcare costs than back-pain patients without depression, a U.S. study suggests. Getting treatment for both depression and back pain may reduce pain episodes and the economic burden, the study authors write in the journal Pain Medicine. “Back pain… Read More »

China's Xiamen Airlines puts pork back on the menu after swine fever 'misunderstanding'

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Xiamen Airlines has reversed a short-lived ban and resumed serving pork on flights after a “misunderstanding” about the measures being taken to tackle African swine fever, the deadly disease sweeping China’s pig herd. FILE PHOTO: Pork for sale is seen at a stall at a market on the outskirts of Harbin,… Read More »