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  • H1N1 Influenza

    H1N1 influenza is a viral infection. It’s not the same as seasonal flu (influenza). The first outbreak occurred in 2009…

  • Prescription Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Medicines

    Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are medicines you can take for pain relief. They are often sold over-the-counter (OTC).

  • Prostatitis

    The prostate gland is part of the male reproductive system. Prostatitis is inflammation of that gland. It occurs when the…

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition. It can occur after an injury. It usually affects an…

  • Pain Control After Surgery: Pain Medicines

    Pain medicine is available in many forms. Some medicines are given before surgery to prevent pain. Other types are given…

  • Chronic Pain

    Chronic pain is pain that lasts a long time—months or even years. It can occur anywhere in your body and…

  • Headaches

    There are several different types of headaches. Migraines and tension headaches are the most common.

  • Pain Relievers: Understanding Your OTC Options

    Over-the-counter pain relievers can help you manage aches and pains without a prescription from your doctor. There are several types…

  • Safe Use, Storage, and Disposal of Opioid Drugs

    Opioid pain relievers (opioids) are used to manage acute and chronic pain. These medicines are powerful pain relievers, but they…

  • Chronic Pain Medicines

    Chronic pain medicines help treat lasting pain. Learn about common types of medicine, including side effects and how to take…

  • Prescription Drug Abuse in the Elderly

    Most older adults who suffer from prescription drug abuse do so by accident. Learn the causes and how to recognize…

  • What do I need in my first aid kit?

    A well-prepared first aid kit is an important tool in treating minor injuries that commonly occur at home and when…

  • Shin Splints

    Shin splints are a type of pain you get in your shinbone (tibia) and connected muscles and tendons. Overuse is…

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful disorder of the wrist and hand. It can be treated and should leave no…

  • Shoulder Pain

    A common cause of shoulder pain is soreness of the tendon of the rotator cuff. Learn about the symptoms, causes,…

  • Sore Muscles from Exercise

    Exercise is an important part of a healthy, active lifestyle, but it can cause muscle soreness. Learn how to treat…