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Back pain treatment often not in line with guidelines

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite guidelines to treat back pain conservatively, the proportion of people prescribed powerful painkillers or referred for surgery and other specialty care has increased in recent years, according to a new study. Full story

Six Flags as Regulator: Why it Matters

In a single move, Six Flags Entertainment could usher in a new era of smart regulation or set the free markets back decades. Full story

Pharmacists pick top health products

   With endless over-the-counter treatment options, it can be difficult to settle on the best products for your ailments, but pharmacists are now offering to help you choose. TODAY contributor Dr. Roshini Raj talks about U.S. News and World Report’s list of top pharmacist-recommended products.

NOW president: Obama’s actions on Plan B ‘just wrong’

   Terry O’Neill of the National Organization for Women talks about President Barack Obama’s insistence that Plan B only be available to women 15 years and older, calling it “pure politics.”

Tylenol May Ease Anxiety Over Death

Acetaminophen, the main ingredient in some pain relievers like Tylenol, may ease minor aches, reduce a fever, and apparently make you feel less weird after watching a David Lynch movie or thinking about your own death. Full story

CVS Changes the Way It Stocks Tylenol

   In the wake of Johnson & Johnson's manufacturing problems, CVS has changed the way it stocks Tylenol, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

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  Talking Numbers: Drug War Heats Up

CVS says it won't carry Johnson & Johnson's Tylenol products in all of its stores, and Pfizer is the subject of breakup speculation according to some reports. Enis Taner, and Steve Cortes, Veracruz, discuss which drug stock is a better...

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