Your daily back-and-forth to work can have a serious impact on your overall wellness. Here’s what you need to know—and how …
FDA Urges Doctors to Cap Acetaminophen Doses
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says physicians should stop prescribing combination drugs with more than 325 milligrams (mg) of acetaminophen.
Study: Viagra May Relieve Women’s Cramps
The erectile dysfunction medication Viagra may ease cramps for women, according to a new study reported on by the Los Angeles Times.
The new research, published in the journal Human Reproduction, reports that the main ingredient in Viagra, called sildenafil citrate, can alleviate moderate to severe menstrual cramps in …
Why Widows Feel Less Pain
A new study suggests that the widowed do better with chronic pain than married people — or anyone else.
FDA Proposes Tighter Controls on Addictive Painkillers
Soaring rates of prescription drug abuse are driving the agency’s move
Long-acting Pain Drugs No Longer Approved for Treating Moderate Pain
Pain drugs will need new warnings to alert patients and doctors about their dangers.
An End to Sunburn Pain: Scientists Say It’s Possible
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.
Strep Throat? Don’t Toss The Toothbrush
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.
New Test Distinguishes Physical From Emotional Pain in Brain for First Time
Needle This: Study Hints at How Acupuncture Works to Relieve Stress
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.
Can Doctors Feel Their Patients’ Pain?
A study shows physicians may care more than you think about their patients’ pain.
Migraines Linked to Brain Lesions in Women
The latest research connects migraines with more of the brain lesions, although their health impact isn’t clear
A Better Bandage: No More Ouch
And it won’t take half your arm hair with it