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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Why Your Back Isn’t ‘Bad’

The way you think about pain and injury and reinforce those ideas through words may have a greater impact on healing than you realize.

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4 Causes of Chest Pain You Might Not Know About

It’s possible for some people to experience chest pain outside of a heart attack. Here are four causes of chest pain you may not have heard about.

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A Third of Young Women Fill Narcotic Painkiller Prescriptions Every Year

Too many women of childbearing age take narcotic painkillers, putting any unborn babies at risk, U.S. health officials said Thursday.

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Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis

Having knee pain while using the stairs may be an early sign of arthritis, a new study suggests.

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4 Crazy Ways People Are Using IVs Out of the Hospital

IV doctors are making house calls for everything from hangovers to jet lag. Here’s what you need to know.

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Take This Quiz to Solve Your Period Problems

Period problems? Use our handy flow chart quiz to figure out what’s going on.

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When You Should (And Shouldn’t) See a Chiropractor

Is it safe to see a chiropractor for back pain?

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