July 23, 2014: Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer
But it's likely to be the non-melanoma type, dermatologist says

July 15, 2014: Could 'Phone Care' Ring in New Approach to Pain Relief?
Study finds significant improvement in patients assigned to 'telecare' management

July 10, 2014: Don't Blame Bad Weather for Your Aching Back
New study discounts notion that wind, rain influence lower back pain

June 30, 2014: Many U.S. Vets Suffer Chronic Pain, Take Narcotic Painkillers: Study
Better pain management techniques needed, researchers say

June 27, 2014: Surgery Doubted as a Migraine Reliever
Review of two studies finds inconclusive evidence of success

June 12, 2014: Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay?
Study links one hour of walking daily with improved mobility

June 09, 2014: New Drug May Treat Constipation Caused by Strong Painkillers
Trials showed naloxegol improved bowel movements in patients taking narcotics for chronic conditions

June 09, 2014: Health Tip: Worried About a Child's Back Pain?
Signs the child should see a doctor

June 06, 2014: Use Prescription Painkillers Safely
Experts offer tips on how to avoid accidental overdose, addiction

June 05, 2014: Health Tip: Is a Stomachache Serious?
Signs your child should see a doctor

June 04, 2014: Health Tip: Help Keep Back Pain at Bay
Work out to strengthen back muscles

June 03, 2014: Men Feel More Pain After Major Surgeries, Study Finds
But women had more discomfort following minor procedures, research shows

May 30, 2014: FDA Approves Generic Version of Painkiller Celebrex
Medicine will carry warning alerting users of potential heart risks

May 28, 2014: Today's Heroin Abusers Often Middle-Class Suburbanites: Study
Problem often starts after prescription painkiller use, researchers say

May 22, 2014: Sharp Rise in ER Visits Tied to Abuse of Sedative, Study Finds
Use of Xanax along with painkillers such as Oxycontin can be especially deadly, experts note

May 21, 2014: Physical Therapy May Not Improve Hip Arthritis, Study Finds
But, other experts say certain people will see a benefit from physical therapy

May 20, 2014: Health Tip: Preventing Heel Pain
Make sure shoes fit properly

April 30, 2014: Radiation May Equal Surgery, With Easier Recovery, for Cancerous Lymph Nodes
Study of breast cancer patients found fewer complications with nonsurgical treatment

April 28, 2014: Gastro Woes More Common in Kids With Autism: Review
Their risk for digestive problems is 4 times higher than in typically developing peers, researchers found

April 21, 2014: Too Much Codeine Still Prescribed to U.S. Kids: Study
ERs give potentially dangerous drug to thousands of children each year

April 20, 2014: Genes May Help Determine Your Pain Threshold
Study could explain why some people are more stoic than others, researchers say

April 14, 2014: Taking Blood Thinners With Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk
People using warfarin or Xarelto should avoid aspirin, ibuprofen and other NSAIDs, study finds

April 11, 2014: Health Tip: What May Trigger Tension Headaches
Lack of sleep is a strong possibility

April 09, 2014: Certain Prescription Painkillers Tied to Higher Risk of Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Dutch researchers looked at rates of atrial fibrillation and NSAID use in older adults

April 07, 2014: Complication Rate After Adult Tonsillectomy Higher Than Thought
Most common complaints: pain, bleeding, dehydration, study finds

April 03, 2014: FDA OKs Quick-Acting Antidote for Prescription Painkiller Overdose
Evzio is part of efforts to stem health risks from abuse of drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

April 03, 2014: FDA Approves Quick-Acting Drug to Reverse Prescription Painkiller ODs
Evzio's OK is part of efforts to stem tide of overdoses from abuse of meds such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

April 03, 2014: Hernia Repair Recovery Often Longer Than Expected
Pain, fatigue may persist up to seven days after surgery, study shows

April 02, 2014: More ERs Treating Headaches With Narcotics, Study Finds
Despite guidelines against prescribing powerful painkillers for these patients, the trend has grown

March 31, 2014: Health Tip: Massage Your Feet
And help combat foot pain

March 27, 2014: Stroke Survivors Deserve Team Care: Statement
Experts call for palliative care to improve patients' quality of life

March 27, 2014: Health Tip: Stay Comfortable in a Cast
Apply ice if you need it

March 26, 2014: CT Scans Might Help Diagnose Gout in Some Cases
But, standard needle aspiration testing usually effective, study authors report

March 25, 2014: Video Glasses May Ease the Anxiety of Minor Surgery
Distraction technique keeps patients' discomfort at bay, study suggests

March 25, 2014: Low Back Pain Leading Cause of Disability Worldwide: Study
Nearly 10 percent of people are affected, researchers find

March 21, 2014: ERs Dispensing More Narcotic Painkillers: Study
Less-powerful drugs often better choice, depending on source of pain, doctors say

March 18, 2014: Weight-Loss Surgery Might Help Mild Knee Pain
Small, early study of obese patients found improvement similar to knee replacement

March 14, 2014: Timing Is Key to Massage's Benefits for Neck Pain: Study
Two or three one-hour sessions a week reduced pain, improved functioning

March 13, 2014: Pain Can Plague Women After Knee Replacement Surgery
Study also found that type of anesthesia and patient's weight play a role in levels of discomfort

March 11, 2014: 2 Surgeries Work Equally Well for Female Incontinence, Study Finds
Doctors can choose the one they're more familiar with, expert says

March 11, 2014: New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart
Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

March 08, 2014: Hormones Might Offer Relief From Chronic Pain, Small Study Suggests
Early research found 7 of 9 patients benefited from treatment with the 'love' hormone

March 07, 2014: Study Finds Doctors Prescribing More Sedatives
Frequent use of these powerful drugs along with narcotic painkillers may explain more medication deaths

March 04, 2014: Hangovers Don't Delay the Next Drink, Study Finds
The painful after-effects of too much booze may be seen as just a temporary nuisance, researchers say

February 26, 2014: Groups Push FDA to Revoke Approval of Highly Potent Painkiller
One dose of Zohydro could kill a child, say coalition of consumer advocates, addiction specialists

February 26, 2014: Most Teens With Fibromyalgia Suffer Pain, Fatigue as Adults
Four of five continued to experience symptoms, while half had full-blown disorder, study finds

February 25, 2014: Amputee's 'Phantom Limb' Pain Eased by Virtual Arm Technology
But researchers note it's not clear if treatment will work for anyone else

February 25, 2014: Tarantula Venom Has Painkiller Potential: Study
Spider toxins could be used to develop safe, effective medicines, researchers say

February 24, 2014: Many Patients Have Pain After Heart Surgery, Study Finds
40 percent suffered pain three months later, and 10 percent did after two years

February 19, 2014: Many U.S. Seniors Get Prescription Painkillers From Multiple Doctors
Overuse raises risk for hospitalization, study finds