A new study suggests that the widowed do better with chronic pain than married people — or anyone else.
Soaring rates of prescription drug abuse are driving the agency’s move
Pain drugs will need new warnings to alert patients and doctors about their dangers.
For sun worshipers, the sting of the sunburn is sometimes the price of bronzed skin, but it doesn’t have to be that way, according to researchers.
Parents often toss their child’s toothbrush after a bout of strep throat, but new research indicates that’s probably a waste of good bristles.
Needles may not seem like the best tool for treating stress, but acupuncture could be tapping into basic biological systems that keep stress under control.
A study shows physicians may care more than you think about their patients’ pain.
The latest research connects migraines with more of the brain lesions, although their health impact isn’t clear
And it won’t take half your arm hair with it
The black mamba snake is one of the deadliest reptiles in the world — but it may just have become a pain patient’s best friend
Some people swear that regular sessions of acupuncture help relieve their back pain and headaches. And now there’s evidence they may be right.
New research on a drug that boosts the pain-relieving effect of opioids, while cutting their addictiveness, hints tantalizingly at non-addictive treatment options for pain patients