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Myth vs Fact

Mosquitoes and ticks are most active during spring and summer, bringing with them not just a propensity for bites, but…

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To CBD or Not to CBD

You don’t have to look hard to find lotions and potions, patches and tinctures, lip balm and gummies infused with…

Pain Goes to PotFeatures

Pain Goes to Pot

Does medical marijuana deliver on its pain-relieving promises? Every day, Samantha is in pain. Her elbows and knees feel inflamed.…

Pain and Mental HealthFeatures

Pain and Mental Health

When chronic pain strikes, depression and anxiety can follow Chronic pain is more than a physical problem. Those who suffer…

Alternative Approaches to Pain ManagementFeatures

Alternative Approaches to Pain Management

Holistic therapies and mind-body treatments can help with chronic pain Kari Wagner was walking home from the park with her…

Controlling Chronic PainFeatures

Controlling Chronic Pain

A shift in approach delivers a dose of hope Pain has always played a role in Kristen Willard’s life. She…

Countering the Stigma of Mental Health in Chicago’s Immigrant CommunitiesLatest News

Countering the Stigma of Mental Health in Chicago’s Immigrant Communities

Even under the best of circumstances, it’s challenging for immigrants to adjust to a new life in a new country.…

4 Things You Need to Know About Opioids for Pain ManagementBusiness of Healthcare

4 Things You Need to Know About Opioids for Pain Management

In the wake of the opioid addiction crisis, physicians have been cutting back on prescribing opioids for pain relief.  But…

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The Benefits (and Drawbacks) of Intermittent Fasting

About two years ago, Michael Saraceno decided he wanted to lose weight. He was nearing 275 pounds and was planning…

Unexplained abdominal pain could be a pinched nerveBriefs

Unexplained abdominal pain could be a pinched nerve

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts  Q: I have been struggling with a persistent pain on the right side…