Articles Tagged with “PAIN”

A woman finds therapeutic value in sledgehammers and broken plates.

Medical marijuana has swept the country, but physicians aren’t trained how to use it.

Those who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome often face years of doubt from their medical providers. But now the physical hallmarks of the disease are coming into focus.

Chronic itch is agony, but new treatments that target the neural pathways responsible could finally offer some relief.

For nurses and doctors, abuse from patients is just part of the job. But as attacks mount, hospitals are trying to defuse the tension.

Relaxed marijuana laws seem to cause a dip in prescription opioid misuse. But the picture isn’t that simple.

Neurologist Anne Louise Oaklander investigates a cause of chronic pain that is treatable without opioids.

More physicians are prescribing a class of drugs called gabapentinoids to manage pain. Should we be worried?

Males and females experience pain differently—and appear to process it differently, too. Why has it taken so long for science to find out?

Experts comment on the risks of opioids and rising suicide rates.