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Smoking and pain sensitivity: Is there a link?

Smoking and pain sensitivity: Is there a link? You probably already know the health risks of smoking. Puffing away significantly increases the risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Though smoking rates have halved since 1991, smoking is still the leading cause of preventable diseases and death in Australia. Smoking…

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Is it too late to fix my posture?

Is it too late to fix my posture? We used to be drilled in good posture. We were told to ‘Sit up straight!’ at school. Young men learned to stand ramrod straight in army drills. Young women were sent to finishing school where they learned to walk upright and to sit straight, never touching the…

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