| May 31, 2013
| 3:26 PM
SOUTH BEND — For Scott Mangus, it started innocently enough.
Mangus, a LaPorte native, was in a motorcycle crash in 2004 while spending his college spring break in Thailand. Doctors there prescribed him a narcotic pain medicine for his injuries,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I live in chronic pain. No one is sure why. I take hydrocodone and ibuprofen daily, but I'm still in pain. Can you recommend any vitamins to help me? — M.C., Dallas, Texas
Dear M.C.: I'm sorry you are going through this. Luckily,...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 5:06 PM
An Orange County pain specialist already in the spotlight over deaths from prescription medications has racked up another patient overdose death.
The coroner has ruled that Wayne Oviatt died in January of a mix of prescription drugs, including morphine,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:51 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For those who are able, exercising once or twice more weekly may alleviate some symptoms of a chronic pain condition without making joints feel worse, according to a new study.
Previous studies have found short-term benefits...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has joined 42 other attorneys general asking the FDA to put a warning label on opiod pain killers explaining the health consequences babies face when their mothers take the drugs while pregnant.
| May 15, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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The Ellen DeGeneres Show The Tonight Show...
| May 7, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Let's Get Organized — "Organizing for the Season," Wed., May 15, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road. Judy Tiger, of Just That Simple, shares tips on putting away winter clothes and organizing for spring and...
| May 10, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Dear Pharmacist: After years of hiking without many problems, I began experiencing pain near my ankle and heel. My doctor diagnosed Achilles tendinitis and prescribed medicine, which did reduce pain and swelling. Which natural remedies keep this at bay?...
| May 10, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Michael Jackson’s makeup artist testified Friday that although the singer once asked her if she had painkillers, she never broached the subject of his addiction with him.
Karen Faye said that during Jackson’s 2005 molestation trial in...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Ever have dental work done on you without novacaine or laughing gas? Me neither. Wimps and tough-guys alike will find humor and pain-free entertainment in This Won't Hurt a Bit! A History of Pain Relief, an informative new exhibit running at the...
| May 2, 2013
| 8:26 AM
In the United States of 2013, any youngster can walk into a store and buy a bottle of aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen or some other pain reliever without showing any identification, parental consent or a doctor's order. They don't have to be 15 or 17 or...