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5 Drug-Free Home Remedies For Pain

Feeling achy from a running injury? “Given time, your body will usually start to heal on its own,” says Lisa Callahan, MD, co-director of the Women’s Sports...

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...

Why Widows Feel Less Pain

A new study suggests that the widowed do better with chronic pain than married people — or anyone else. When I was widowed suddenly at age 46, it was the...

Medicine: Pain Relief's Founding Father

He uses an aluminum wrist cane to walk across the expansive living room of his Mercer Island, Wash., home. He walks surprisingly quickly, despite the ar thritis...

Medicine: Pain in the Foot

Foot doctors began to be called chiropodists in the 18th century — just why is not certain.* Down the years they have winced as though somebody had stepped on...

Medicine: Pain Is Good

Father and mother were both delighted when the boy complained of severe pain in his right arm, and sometimes in the fingers of his right hand. This was just what...

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