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  • Headaches

    Learn about the different types and causes of headaches, as well as how to detect, treat, and prevent headaches.

  • 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…

  • Ankle Sprains

    An ankle sprain is a stretched or torn ligament in your ankle. It is a common injury that can be…

  • Chronic Pain Medicines

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

  • Prescription Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Medicines

    Prescription nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are medicines you can take for pain relief.

  • 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…

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    Complex regional pain syndrome is a chronic pain condition that can occur after an injury. The pain is usually much…

  • Pain Control After Surgery: Pain Medicines

    It is important to control your pain after surgery. Learn about the different kinds and forms of pain medicines you…

  • Chronic Pain

    Chronic pain is pain that doesn’t go away, lasting months or even years. It can interfere with daily activities and…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Prostatitis

    Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland. It usually is caused by an infection and can be treated with…

  • 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,…

  • H1N1 Influenza

    H1N1 influenza (swine flu) is an infection caused by a virus. Lower your risk by getting the flu vaccine and…

  • Sore Muscles from Exercise

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