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MRI Can Be Painful, Disruptive for People With Cochlear Implants November 20, 2014

Study finds some patients had to discontinue the scan, or the hearing device was impaired by magnetic field

FDA Approves 'Abuse-Resistant' Narcotic Painkiller November 20, 2014

Agency says it's latest step in curbing epidemic of addiction to drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

Abuse-Resistant Prescription Painkiller Approved November 20, 2014

Hysingla ER is only for chronic pain, and is formulated to resist crushing, dissolving

Study Ties Teen Smoking to Risk of Severe Menstrual Cramps November 18, 2014

Tobacco use known to restrict blood flow, researchers say

Some Painkillers Tied to Bleeding Risk in Those With Abnormal Heartbeat November 17, 2014

People with atrial fibrillation should consider alternatives to commonly used NSAIDs, experts say

Exercise, Physical Therapy May Help Ease Pain of Arthritis November 17, 2014

Study showed greater improvements in pain, stiffness and function when added to routine care

Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Pain for Breast Cancer Patients November 13, 2014

Treatment-related discomfort, swelling helped by the approaches, studies find

Pain, Depression Tied to Delirium Risk After Surgery for Seniors November 12, 2014

Study found patients who had both before procedure were 21 percent more likely to become disoriented

Certain Painkillers Tied to Raised Risk of Death After Stroke November 05, 2014

Celebrex and other COX-2 inhibitors should be prescribed with care, experts say

Almost 1 in 5 Americans Plagued by Constant Pain, Survey Suggests October 31, 2014

Older people, women more likely to struggle on daily basis, researchers note

Prescription Painkillers Fueling Overdose Cases in ERs, Study Finds October 27, 2014

More than two-thirds involve these medications, researchers report

For a Child's Fracture, Use Ibuprofen, Not Morphine: Study October 27, 2014

Fewer side effects reported with the over-the-counter pain reliever

Health Tip: Coping With Chronic Pain October 23, 2014

Follow a healthy lifestyle

Peak Pain Level Main Factor in Negative Childbirth Memories: Study October 17, 2014

Length of labor didn't seem to influence recollections of pain, researchers found

Risks From Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Very Low, Study Says October 14, 2014

Less than 1 percent of patients experienced dreaded headache

Could Vitamin D Make Childbirth Less Painful? October 14, 2014

Study finds women with higher levels needed less medication

Post-Op Pain Management Improves in Past Decade, Survey Shows October 14, 2014

Far fewer patients report serious pain two weeks after surgery

Anesthetic During Breast-Removal Surgery May Reduce Long-Term Pain October 13, 2014

Mastectomy patients benefit from lidocaine, study says

Health Tip: Relieving Pain During Delivery October 10, 2014

Consider these natural alternatives

Rely on Mom-to-Be When Epidural Is Needed October 09, 2014

Early use likely won't lead to delivery complications, review of previous studies finds

Heroin Overdose Deaths Doubled in Much of U.S.: CDC Study October 02, 2014

Heroin addiction linked to initial use of prescription painkillers, experts say

Acupuncture May Not Help Chronic Knee Pain, Study Finds September 30, 2014

Laser, needle treatment worked no better than 'sham' procedure

Doctors' Group Issues Painkiller Guidelines September 29, 2014

Narcotics too risky in many cases, American Academy of Neurology says

U.S. Pledges Millions to Study Ways to Ease Soldiers' Pain September 25, 2014

Thirteen projects will look at alternative therapies, in hopes of lessening use of narcotic painkillers

Common Painkillers Tied to Blood Clot Risk, Study Suggests September 25, 2014

NSAID medicines include aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen/Aleve

Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC September 16, 2014

Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64

Movantik Approved for Constipation From Opioids September 16, 2014

Painkillers frequently cause irregularity

Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain September 10, 2014

New study says 'spooning' isn't ideal for all men with aching backs

Take Steps to Control Bunions August 29, 2014

Ignoring these painful bumps will only make them worse, foot doctor says

'Doctor-Shopping' for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study Finds August 29, 2014

1 in 5 patients sought narcotics from multiple physicians

Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Marijuana: Study August 25, 2014

People with chronic pain may use pot instead of narcotics, researchers suggest

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says August 22, 2014

Parents can help their children handle the sting of getting vaccinated

Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds August 22, 2014

Experts worry about addiction, drug misuse

U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers August 21, 2014

Drugs containing hydrocodone, which include Vicodin, would be affected

Health Tip: Have Jaw Pain? August 19, 2014

Here are possible causes

Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips August 15, 2014

When kids carry too much, muscle strains and back pain can occur

Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study August 14, 2014

Experts think anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help cancer treatments work better

Lidocaine Injection May Help Treat Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests August 05, 2014

But experts wonder how much of the benefit is due to placebo effect

Skip the Steroids for Shoulder Pain? August 05, 2014

Physical therapy as effective as injections, researchers say

Health Tip: Risk Factors for a Herniated Disk July 28, 2014

Including improper lifting

Could 'Phone Care' Ring in New Approach to Pain Relief? July 15, 2014

Study finds significant improvement in patients assigned to 'telecare' management

Don't Blame Bad Weather for Your Aching Back July 10, 2014

New study discounts notion that wind, rain influence lower back pain

Many U.S. Vets Suffer Chronic Pain, Take Narcotic Painkillers: Study June 30, 2014

Better pain management techniques needed, researchers say

Surgery Doubted as a Migraine Reliever June 27, 2014

Review of two studies finds inconclusive evidence of success

Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay? June 12, 2014

Study links one hour of walking daily with improved mobility

New Drug May Treat Constipation Caused by Strong Painkillers June 09, 2014

Trials showed naloxegol improved bowel movements in patients taking narcotics for chronic conditions

Health Tip: Worried About a Child's Back Pain? June 09, 2014

Signs the child should see a doctor

Use Prescription Painkillers Safely June 06, 2014

Experts offer tips on how to avoid accidental overdose, addiction

Health Tip: Is a Stomachache Serious? June 05, 2014

Signs your child should see a doctor

Health Tip: Help Keep Back Pain at Bay June 04, 2014

Work out to strengthen back muscles

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