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Forward-Thinking Tips for Back Pain January 19, 2017

Certain behaviors can reduce your risk, doctor says

Health Tip: Use Ice to Ease Ankle Sprain Pain January 16, 2017

How it should be applied

U.S. Report Cites the Good and Bad on Marijuana January 12, 2017

Pot shown to help chronic pain, chemo-related nausea and muscle spasms in multiple sclerosis, but researchers cite risks, too

Lots of Red Meat May Be Tied to Gut Disorder in Men January 10, 2017

Diverticulitis involves tears or blockages in colon and can be very painful

Joints Achy? Don't Blame Mother Nature January 10, 2017

Study disputes weather's role in knee and back pain

Cluster Headaches Can Defy Diagnosis But Respond to Treatment January 02, 2017

Pain is so intense it often wakes people from their sleep, neurologist says

High Pain Tolerance Tied to 'Silent' Heart Attack Risk December 21, 2016

Unusual symptoms include upper back or jaw pain, shortness of breath and nausea, cardiologist says

What You Need to Know When Prescribed an Opioid Painkiller December 12, 2016

Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family has a substance abuse problem

How to Ease the Pain of Infant Vaccinations December 12, 2016

Three-pronged approach includes anesthetic cream, researchers say

Teething Tips From Dental Specialists December 08, 2016

Cool, but not frozen, items may ease your baby's discomfort

Alzheimer's Patients' Use of Painkilling Patches Cause for Concern December 08, 2016

Researchers worried about long-term use together with other medications that cause drowsiness

U.S. Doctors Still Over-Prescribing Drugs: Survey December 05, 2016

More than 1 in 4 say antibiotics are given when the drugs will likely do no good

New Drug Might Reduce Sickle Cell Pain Crises December 05, 2016

SelG1 cut episodes by 45 percent over a year in early research

Specially Designed Video Game Might Ease 'Phantom Limb' Pain December 02, 2016

Study finds exercising virtual limb cut pain by as much as half

Health Tip: At Risk of a Sprained Ankle? December 02, 2016

Activities that raise your chances

Opioids No Better Than Ibuprofen for Pain After Car Crash: Study November 28, 2016

But more patients prescribed powerful painkillers were still taking them 6 weeks later

Celebrex May Not Pose Bigger Heart Risk Than Similar Drugs: Study November 14, 2016

Researchers found more complications, such as bleeding, for the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen

Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report November 11, 2016

Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says

New Spine Stimulation Device Provides Pain Relief November 09, 2016

High-frequency therapy helps block pain signals better than low-frequency treatments, study finds

Childhood Cancer Survivors Living Longer But Not Always Better November 07, 2016

Those treated in 1990s more likely to report pain and poor health as adults, researchers say

Surgery Not the Answer for Most Back Pain, Sports Doctor Says November 02, 2016

Physical therapy, heat and ice packs, injections may help

Researchers: We Found Area of Brain That Responds to Placebo October 28, 2016

Finding could lead to development of more personalized pain medication, scientists say

Doctors Try Brain-Training to Curb 'Phantom Limb Pain' October 27, 2016

Robotic technology offers insight into the post-amputation phenomenon

'Fake Pills' May Help Ease Back Pain October 20, 2016

Patients knew they were taking a placebo and still obtained relief, study finds

Health Tip: Need Pain Relief? October 13, 2016

OTC meds may be just what the doctor ordered

For Migraine Sufferers, Is a Chiropractor's Touch All in the Mind? October 11, 2016

Study participants who had sham treatment reported pain relief, too

A Guide to Coping With Corns and Calluses October 10, 2016

Common foot problem can be unsightly, painful and, for some people, dangerous, doctors say

Number of Americans With Severe Joint Pain Keeps Rising October 06, 2016

CDC tally estimates that close to 15 million people now live with this discomfort

DEA Puts Quota on Production of Opioid Painkillers October 05, 2016

These potent prescription drugs are helping to fuel addiction crisis in U.S.

Could Prescribed NSAID Painkillers Raise Heart Failure Risk? September 29, 2016

Study of millions of health records suggests an association, but can't prove cause-and-effect

Countless Opioid Pills Unused by Dental-Surgery Patients September 27, 2016

Surplus may contribute to the opioid abuse epidemic, researchers say

Even at Cancer Centers, Finding Relief for Pain Can Be Tough September 20, 2016

'Mystery shopper' study shows staff at 1 in 10 facilities gave people misinformation on palliative care services

Health Tip: Exercise a Painful Knee September 20, 2016

The right activity can help

Do States With Medical Marijuana Have Less Opioid Abuse? September 15, 2016

Study of fatal car crashes finds fewer linked to opioids where medical pot is legal, but some experts are critical of the research

Most on Opioid Painkillers OK With Getting Overdose Antidote: Survey September 13, 2016

More than a third said it improved their drug-taking behavior

Play to Win When It Comes to Kids and Sports Pain September 10, 2016

Take injuries seriously, and if no improvement in a few days, see a doctor, specialist says

Health Tip: Traveling With Arthritis September 09, 2016

Suggestions to ease pain

Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds September 01, 2016

Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

Non-addictive Painkiller Shows Promise in Animal Trials August 30, 2016

But human studies have yet to be done

Health Tip: Work Through Chronic Pain August 25, 2016

Suggestions for what to do

Medical Marijuana's Pain Relief May Work Better for Men August 24, 2016

Study found male users reporting bigger benefits compared to women

Veterans' Painkiller Abuse Can Raise Odds for Heroin Use August 23, 2016

3 of 4 who tried the illicit drug had misused prescription painkillers first: study

Study Finds Links Between Chronic Pain, Depression in Couples August 16, 2016

Findings could lead to better diagnostic tests and treatments, researchers say

Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Up Risk of ADHD in Kids August 15, 2016

But only association found, and researchers say women should still take the painkiller if needed

Addiction Risk Low for Seniors Taking Post-Op Opioids: Study August 10, 2016

Vast majority of patients used the meds short-term to ease their pain

Doctors Urged to Prescribe Lower Doses of Opioids, No Refills August 09, 2016

Researchers cite concerns about possible long-term use and addiction

Don't Shrug Off Shoulder Safety When Playing Summer Sports August 05, 2016

Golfing, swimming and volleyball can be especially hard on your upper back and shoulders

Health Tip: Coping With a Toothache August 04, 2016

Suggestions to ease the pain

Health Tip: If You Have Pain in Your Shins August 02, 2016

Here's what might be causing it

New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain July 29, 2016

Specialists urge doctors to offer alternative therapies for this widespread problem

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