People suffering from back pain and arthritis who rely on medication like Tylenol should begin looking for other ways to manage their symptoms, according to a study published in The BMJ (British Medical Journal). Learn more.
Does the key to reducing deaths from drinking and driving lie in a tax? According to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health, there was a signficant reduction in alcohol-related fatal car crashes in Illinois after the state raised taxes on alcohol. Learn more.
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A soft drink legend is born in Atlanta, Georgia when a pharmacist named John Pemberton stirs up a carbonated syrup in a brass kettle in his backyard. He's trying to create a medicine that tastes good. A little more than a month later, he sells the first glass of the beverage, which he's named Coca-Cola after its two main ingredients, coca leaves and kola nuts. Get the full story.