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Meditation May Ease Pain, Anxiety From Breast Cancer Biopsy: StudyFebruary 04, 2016

Researchers also found music helps during the procedure

Health Tip: Prevent Heel PainFebruary 03, 2016

Make sure shoes fit properly

Painkillers Don't Ease Disability Due to Nerve Damage: StudyFebruary 01, 2016

Narcotic drugs aren't useful in restoring motion, researchers say

Many Chronic Pain Sufferers May Overuse Nonprescription PainkillersJanuary 25, 2016

They run risk of stomach bleeds, ulcers, liver damage from meds, doctors say

Marijuana May Help Treat, Prevent Migraines, Study SaysJanuary 15, 2016

Average number of headaches cut in half, but experts say more research needed

Nerve Damage From Chemo May Affect Cancer Survivors for YearsJanuary 15, 2016

Symptoms associated with falls, researchers say

Pain Relief Advice May Help ER Patients With Terminal CancerJanuary 15, 2016

These consultations linked to better and longer quality of life, researchers say

Spike in Newborn Drug-Withdrawal Tied to Prenatal Painkiller UseJanuary 13, 2016

Rise in 'neonatal abstinence syndrome' may be due to prescription narcotic use in pregnancy, expert says

Exercise Eases Low Back PainJanuary 11, 2016

Review of studies shows exercise, with or without education, dramatically cuts the risk

Painkillers Often Gateway to Heroin for U.S. Teens: SurveyDecember 30, 2015

Heroin is cheaper, easier to obtain than narcotics like OxyContin, experts say

Prescriptions Continue for Most Who Survive Painkiller ODs: StudyDecember 29, 2015

Often, prescribing doctors don't even know their patients have overdosed, researchers say

Sickle Cell Drug Doesn't Relieve Pain Crises: StudyDecember 08, 2015

International research finds prasugrel isn't effective at easing suffering

Electrical Stimulation May Ease Low Back Pain for SomeDecember 04, 2015

Treatment is effective with no side effects, researcher says

Minority Patients in ER Less Likely to Get Painkillers for Abdominal PainNovember 30, 2015

ER waits are also longer than for whites, study finds

Knee Arthritis: Steroid Shots May Not Help Long-Term, Ozone Injections PromisingNovember 10, 2015

Two studies test out old and new treatments for the debilitating ailment

Weight-Loss Surgery Often Brings Less Painful Joints: StudyNovember 04, 2015

Patients tend to get around better as the pounds drop away, but not everyone will benefit, researchers say

Acupuncture May Ease Neck Pain Over Long TermNovember 03, 2015

'Alexander technique' also helped more than drugs and physical therapy, study found

Ex-NFL Star Helps Spread the Word on Risks Posed by PainkillersOctober 30, 2015

America Starts Talking campaign designed to teach consumers how to use potent pain meds wisely

Why More Painkiller Addicts Are Using Heroin, TooOctober 28, 2015

Interviews confirm desire for cheaper, more plentiful substitute

Narcotic Painkiller Use in Adolescence May Raise Risk of Adult AddictionOctober 28, 2015

Study found those less experienced with illegal drugs were more likely to abuse narcotics later

Health Tip: What's Behind Muscle Cramps?October 28, 2015

Here are common causes

Brain Chemistry May Change to Cope With PainOctober 23, 2015

Researchers document increase in opiate receptors in arthritis patients

Knee Replacement Brings Less Pain, Better FunctionOctober 21, 2015

But risks make physical therapy a viable option, researchers say

Obama Administration Takes Aim at Epidemic of Heroin, Painkiller AbuseOctober 21, 2015

New initiative involves government, medical groups, media, drug store chains and more

Prescription Naproxen as Good as Narcotic Painkillers for Low Back Pain: StudyOctober 20, 2015

Plus, this medication isn't addictive, expert says

Exercise May Help Prevent Pregnancy-Linked Pelvic PainOctober 13, 2015

Women who worked out in the months prior to conception saw a benefit, researchers say

Prescription Painkiller Abuse Rate Down, But Many Are Addicted: StudyOctober 13, 2015

Second study finds 80 percent of abusers don't get treatment for their addiction

Early Physical Therapy Not a Cure-All for Low Back Pain: StudyOctober 13, 2015

Discomfort usually subsides just by staying active, experts say

Americans Concerned About Prescription Painkiller AddictionOctober 12, 2015

People support more education for doctors and regulations to limit abusive access, survey finds

Health Tip: Coping With SinusitisOctober 12, 2015

Suggestions to help soothe pain and congestion

Dying at Home Brings More Peace Without More Pain, Study FindsOctober 09, 2015

Patients and loved ones found greater comfort spending final days together in familiar place

Medical Marijuana Seems Safe for Chronic Pain Patients, Study FindsOctober 07, 2015

And the drug modestly reduced people's pain scores

Do You Blame a Higher Power When You Get Sick?October 02, 2015

'Negative spiritual beliefs' may lead to worse health, compared to positive beliefs, study suggests

Back Pain Patients Seek Pain Relief First, Mobility SecondSeptember 21, 2015

Nearly 80 percent of patients chose easing discomfort over greater movement, research shows

Steroid Injections Probably Won't Help Your Lower Back PainAugust 24, 2015

Any relief is likely temporary, review of 38 studies says

25 Million U.S. Adults Struggle With Daily PainAugust 18, 2015

And 14 million experience severe pain, survey finds

Health Tip: Soothing a Tension HeadacheAugust 18, 2015

Try to deflect stress

Florida Laws May Help Lower Abuse of Prescription PainkillersAugust 17, 2015

Change seen just a year after new rules were implemented, study found

Yeast's New Use: Making Narcotic PainkillersAugust 13, 2015

Bypassing the poppy could revolutionize drug production, but comes with dangers, experts said

Tuning Into Your Favorite Music May Boost Post-Op RecoveryAugust 13, 2015

Review of 72 studies on the subject does show a benefit, experts say

Women's Pelvic Pain Often UnreportedAugust 12, 2015

Doctors should address this during routine appointments, study says

Study Finds Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, But Doctors WaryJuly 30, 2015

U.S. specialists say alcohol is the wrong approach

U.S. Medical Groups Join to Fight Prescription Painkiller AbuseJuly 29, 2015

Special task force aims to curb 'epidemic' of addiction to narcotic meds such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

Health Tip: When Heel Pain is AfootJuly 27, 2015

Foot injury, bruise or deformity are possible causes

Pain Often Hinders Seniors With DementiaJuly 22, 2015

Creative solutions are needed for those living at home, researchers say

Many Don't Tell Docs About Using Alternative Therapies for PainJuly 20, 2015

Although most said they'd let their physician know if asked, survey finds

Better Sleep May Mean Less Chronic PainJuly 17, 2015

Disrupted shuteye can lower tolerance for aches in people with osteoarthritis, researchers say

Health Tip: Why Muscles CrampJuly 15, 2015

Did you remember to stretch?

Health Tip: Floss Teeth With Minimal PainJuly 15, 2015

Do it carefully, but not too hard or too soft

Antidepressant, Painkiller Combo May Raise Risk of Brain BleedJuly 15, 2015

Be cautious about taking both together, researcher says

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