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Drug No Better Than Placebo for Lower Back, Leg Pain March 22, 2017

Pregabalin, commonly known as Lyrica, didn't help patients with acute sciatica in study

Tattoo Artists Risk Serious Pain in the Neck March 21, 2017

Backaches, headaches and eye strain also go with the job but can be prevented, researchers say

Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids March 20, 2017

But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds

Shingles Vaccine Cuts Chronic Pain, Hospitalizations March 17, 2017

Protection lasts years after immunization, researchers found

Opioid Dependence Can Start in Just a Few Days March 16, 2017

Prescribing narcotic painkillers for 3 days or less may lower chances of addiction, study finds

Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity March 10, 2017

Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation

Toothache? Neanderthals Might Have Reached for Aspirin, Too March 08, 2017

Research suggests they may even have understood the healing powers of penicillin 50,000 years ago

Wireless Arm Patch May Blunt Migraine Pain March 01, 2017

Study found electrical stimulation reduced ache if started soon enough

Valium May Be Useless for Acute Lower Back Pain February 28, 2017

Another study casts doubt on notion that potent painkillers can really help

Lower Back Disk Surgeries May Benefit All Ages February 23, 2017

But older people have a higher risk of minor complications, study finds

'Off-Label' Antidepressants Common, But Where's the Evidence? February 22, 2017

One-third are prescribed for conditions like pain or migraine with little scientific backup, study says

Chronic Pain More Likely for Poor, Less Educated: Study February 17, 2017

Researchers say more research is needed to determine cause of disparity among older Americans

Health Tip: Coping With TMJ February 17, 2017

Take it easy on your jaw

Some Docs May Help Fuel Opioid Abuse Epidemic February 15, 2017

Patients are 30 percent more likely to get hooked on painkillers if their ER physician prescribes them frequently

Try Drug-Free Options First for Low Back Pain, New Guidelines Say February 13, 2017

Recommendations state opioid painkillers should be last resort for long-lasting pain

Health Tip: Keep Neck Pain in Check February 13, 2017

Monitor your posture

Low Back Pain? Relax, Breathe and Try Yoga February 10, 2017

Review of 12 studies found small improvements in pain levels, function after 3 to 6 months

Health Tip: Trouble Flexing a Finger? February 08, 2017

Here's a potential diagnosis

Common Painkillers Don't Ease Back Pain, Study Finds February 02, 2017

Patients who took NSAIDs were also 2.5 times more likely to suffer gastrointestinal side effects

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

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

Activities that raise your chances

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

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

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

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