Suspect a Painkiller Overdose? How to Save a Life

Here’s what you should do if you think a friend or family member has overdosed on prescription painkillers.

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3 Questions to Ask Before You Take an Rx Pain Pill

America has a painkiller problem. The overprescription of highly addictive opioid pain pills like Oxycontin and Percocet is leading to widespread abuse of the drugs. Don’t accept a script for a painkiller without getting the following questions answered.

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3 Foam Roller Moves to Help You Recover After a Run

You may already have a post-run recovery routine, but there’s another thing you can do to help reduce muscle soreness: Try a foam roller.

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Women Can Get an Epidural Any Time During Labor, Analysis Says

When it comes to pain relief during labor and delivery, mom probably knows best, new research suggests.

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5 Weird Reasons Your Teeth Hurt

Pain in your mouth doesn’t always mean a cavity. Learn other possible causes of your toothache.

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Are Your Clothes Killing You?

Here’s the thing: Some clothes can have repercussions that extend far beyond sore tootsies and a boisterous belly. Here, some styles that may actually be hazardous to your heath.

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Back Pain After Sex? These Positions May Help

Guided by movements of couples engaged in sexual intercourse, a new report suggests that alternatives to the traditional missionary-style position can help men who have lower back pain.

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States with Medical Marijuana Have Fewer Painkiller Overdoses

States that have legalized medical marijuana tend to experience an unexpected benefit — fewer overdose deaths from narcotic painkillers, a new study suggests.

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Knee Surgery May Not Help All People With Meniscus Damage

Compared to conservative treatments, arthroscopic knee surgery offers no apparent benefit for middle-aged people with age-related tears of the meniscus — the cartilage that cushions the knee joint, according to a new analysis.

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3 Moves to Help Relieve Menstrual Cramps

A few yoga poses can alleviate the pain of cramps—and help avoid packing on a few period pounds.

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