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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

Men Feel More Pain After Major Surgeries, Study Finds June 03, 2014

But women had more discomfort following minor procedures, research shows

FDA Approves Generic Version of Painkiller Celebrex May 30, 2014

Medicine will carry warning alerting users of potential heart risks

Today's Heroin Abusers Often Middle-Class Suburbanites: Study May 28, 2014

Problem often starts after prescription painkiller use, researchers say

Sharp Rise in ER Visits Tied to Abuse of Sedative, Study Finds May 22, 2014

Use of Xanax along with painkillers such as Oxycontin can be especially deadly, experts note

Physical Therapy May Not Improve Hip Arthritis, Study Finds May 21, 2014

But, other experts say certain people will see a benefit from physical therapy

Health Tip: Preventing Heel Pain May 20, 2014

Make sure shoes fit properly

Radiation May Equal Surgery, With Easier Recovery, for Cancerous Lymph Nodes April 30, 2014

Study of breast cancer patients found fewer complications with nonsurgical treatment

Gastro Woes More Common in Kids With Autism: Review April 28, 2014

Their risk for digestive problems is 4 times higher than in typically developing peers, researchers found

Too Much Codeine Still Prescribed to U.S. Kids: Study April 21, 2014

ERs give potentially dangerous drug to thousands of children each year