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9 Old-Time Cures Doctors Swear By (and 3 to Skip)

Classic treatments we grew up with are making a comeback, thanks to fresh research confirming their powers. Here's why you should reach (again) for the Pepto,...

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...

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Over-Practicing Makes Perfect

“Why do I have to keep practicing? I know it already!” That’s the familiar wail of a child seated at the piano or in front of the multiplication table (or, for...

A Continuing Call to Service

At the end of the book If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home, Tim O’Brien’s searing memoir of life as an infantry grunt in the Vietnam War, he...

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Well: Unequal Pain Relief in the Emergency Room

Black and Hispanic children who go to an E.R. with stomach pain are less likely than white children to receive pain medication and more likely to spend long hours in the emergency...

Unable to escape the pain

Imagine not being able to find relief from the pain in your face for months, or even years. This is what trigeminal neuralgia is like. ...