How to Tell When a Headache Requires a Trip to the ER

Most of the time, a headache isn’t an emergency. But in general, you should seek help if it’s the worst headache of your life, or if it’s severe and unlike others you’ve had before. Here’s when to worry.

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Find Out Why Your Boobs Hurt With This Useful Chart

A twinge there, an ache there—breast pain is something most women have experienced at one point or another. Luckily, in most cases, it’s nothing to worry about.

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4 Surprising Tricks to Beat Pain

There are plenty of natural cures to try when you’re hurting.

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People Conveniently Forget Just How Much Marathons Hurt When Asked About Them Later

Marathoners know how their body feels after running 26.2 miles. So what gets them to sign up for yet ANOTHER punishing race? Turns out, a new study found that marathon runners significantly underestimate their postrace pain when asked about it a few months later.

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The Weird Link Between Migraines and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

A new study reveals there may be a link between the two conditions.

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5 Ways Your Commute Is Hurting Your Health

No one likes being stuck in traffic. But a daily, stressful slog into the office can be more than just an inconvenience.

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Maker of Children’s Tylenol, Motrin to Plead Guilty to Selling Contaminated Medications

The maker of liquid Tylenol and Motrin for children and infants has agreed to plead guilty Tuesday to selling the over-the-counter medications even though the bottles were contaminated with metal particles.

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What You Should Know About Long-Term Use of Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen may not be as safe as previously thought, with larger doses and long-term use linked to increased risk of health problems, a new report contends.

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The Surprising Link Between Painkiller Abuse and the Rise in Heroin Overdoses

Heroin overdose deaths have skyrocketed in recent years, quadrupling since 2000, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.

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The Ultrasound Treatment That May Help People With Chronic Plantar Fasciitis

An ultrasound technique is showing early promise as a quick and minimally invasive treatment for the common and painful foot condition known as plantar fasciitis.

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