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Back pain not a killer but still a suspect

The presence of spinal pain increases the risk of mortality in elderly people however the association is weak and unlikely to be causal. Data from the Danish Twin Registry found the presence of low back pain and/or neck pain increased all-cause mortality by 13% per year. However the association waned when the researchers adjusted for ...

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