Parents often toss their child’s toothbrush after a bout of strep throat, but new research indicates that’s probably a waste …
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
Methadone accounts for nearly 1 in 3 prescription painkiller overdose deaths in the U.S., even though only 2% of prescriptions for opioid painkillers are for this drug, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control …
An aspirin a day could keep skin cancer away, according to a new report in the journal Cancer.
Researchers say they’ve figured out what causes brain freeze — the mind-numbingly painful headache you get while eating ice cream or some other cold food.
Mosquitoes, chiggers, fleas — oh my! As warmer days approach, so do the biting bugs, which means plenty of itching and irritation to go around.