Doctors Often Miss This Rare Infection That Causes Back Pain

People with back pain that doesn’t improve with treatment could have a rare type of spine infection, new guidelines suggest.

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These Popular Pain-Relievers May Up Your Risk for Heart Attacks and Stroke, FDA Warns

The U.S Food and Drug Administration on Thursday strengthened the warning labels for widely used painkillers like ibuprofen and naproxen, saying they can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke.

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How to Fix Text Neck and Improve Your Posture

Chances are you’re looking down at your device to read this article — head forward, shoulders rounded and back slumped, putting yourself at risk for the aches and pains now known as “text neck.”

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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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