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  1. 7 Myths About Cancer Pain

    What you believe about cancer pain can hurt you. About one out of three people with cancer experience pain. For nine out of 10 of these people, pain can be relieved relatively simply. Yet many patients let their misconceptions about cancer pain prevent them from seeking help. Following are common ca

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  2. When Aches & Pain Disrupt Sleep

    Aches and pains give everyone a sleepless night now and then. It doesn't take much -- a pulled muscle from an overenthusiastic workout or an afternoon spent helping a friend move furniture. Next thing you know, you're lying in bed at 3 a.m., staring at the ceiling above your bed, aching, and praying

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  3. Taking NSAIDs? Protect Your Tummy

    Nearly every arthritis sufferer has taken a traditional painkiller like aspirin or Aleve. They are a great solution for relieving pain and inflammation, but there's a definite downside. These drugs often lead to more trouble including upset stomach and bleeding ulcers. There are some 20 traditional

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  4. Chronic Pain: Integrative Treatments

    For decades, Mary Sienkiewicz, now 42, could barely get out of bed in the morning because of the severe lower back pain that radiated down her legs. This past summer, however, she was able to Rollerblade through her hometown of Schererville, Ind. Sienkiewicz's pain, which she describes as a "deep ac

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  5. Everyday Pain Relief: High Blood Pressure

    Although popular prescription medications for arthritis pain, such as Vioxx and Bextra, have been removed from the market because of health risks, you may not realize that many over-the-counter pain relief drugs also pose some serious risks. That's especially true for people with high blood pressure

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  6. Scientists Seek Clues for Acupuncture's Success

    It's a mystery and a miracle: An acupuncture needle inserted in the pinkie toe changes a breech baby's position in the womb. How is this possible? Ever since the 1970s, when this ancient Chinese tradition debuted in the U.S., Western researchers have sought to understand the phenomenon of acupunctur

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  7. Pain Relief Without Pills

    Merck & Co.'s decision to discontinue the pain relief drug Vioxx has left millions of people scrambling for an alternative for pain management. According to the American Pain Foundation, there are more than 50 million Americans suffering from chronic pain, or 25 million experiencing acute pain as a

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  8. Living With Pain

    Donald feels like a new man. After years of enduring debilitating back pain, he's finally feeling well enough to coach his daughter's soccer team, to take his kids fishing and camping, and to go on a cruise with his wife. He said goodbye to sickness, short tempers, the heating pad, couch, sedating m

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  9. Boomer Pain Booming

    Baby boomers are getting older, and effective pain treatment is becoming more important all the time -- no coincidence there. Just take a quick look around at your doctor's office. Chances are pretty good you'll find a pain chart produced by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health Care Organ

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  10. Repetitive Stress Inury

    Feb. 21, 2000 (Washington) -- The meat cutter's shoulder may hurt from cutting chickens and the autoworker' s back may ache from hanging doors on Chevrolets, but are those injuries covered under the Occupational Safety and Health Administrations's new ergonomic rules? The proposed guidelines define

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