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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...

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...

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...

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