Pain Management and Chronic Pain - Caregiving

Ouch! How to Handle a Paper Cut

It happens to everyone... and it hurts! Here's what to do when you or a loved one gets a paper cut.

Chiropractic Care: Benefits Beyond the Back

Spinal manipulation is a helpful element of ongoing pain treatment for many. Learn what to expect from your visit to the chiropractor.

Acupressure: Give Yourself Relief

You can easily access two pressure points used widely in this ancient form of healing.

Deal With the Dreaded Airplane Headache

While the logistics of air travel can be a pain in the neck, for some, flying can literally be a pain in the head.

Health by the Numbers: Arthritis

Although arthritis can be debilitating, there are a variety of treatment options to help keep symptoms in check. Here's a look at the disease by the numbers.

Arthritis 101

Learn about the most common forms of arthritis, from causes and symptoms to treatment.

Headaches 101

Headaches are among the most common pain symptoms in the world. Learn about the different types of headaches and what causes them.

Marijuana for Cancer Care

This drug seems to offer relief from pain, nausea and vomiting, anxiety, and loss of appetite, which are common side effects of cancer and cancer treatments. And there are other possible benefits as well.

Taking Care of the Caregiver

Chronic disease changes lives and not just for the patient. Sometimes, caregivers of patients with physically debilitating diseases like multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, and arthritis let their dedication stand in the way of taking care of themselves.

Health Concerns: How to Keep Family Updated

The Web offers many options for staying connected and keeping loved ones updated on your or your family member's health issues. These methods are fast, easy, and efficient, and you'll know your support network is right there with you as a part of your journey.

Palliative Cancer Care versus Hospice Cancer Care

You may be familiar with hospice, which supports people with life-limiting illnesses. However, you may not be as familiar with palliative care, a related concept that is invaluable to people with cancer or other serious illnesses.

Share Your Story. Become a Health Hero.

Have you or a loved one survived a life-threatening disease? Are you currently struggling with depression, chronic pain, heart disease, or other health-related condition? Have you gone to extraordinary lengths to help someone in a health crisis? If so, we want to hear from you!

Understanding Migraines

Millions of Americans are affected by migraines. Here, a look at this common neurological disease, from symptoms to treatment.

Help Kids with Juvenile Arthritis Get Up and Go

If your child is one of the many who suffers from juvenile arthritis today, did you know that helping him stay active can be an important part of managing his condition?

Understanding Ear Infections

Ear infections are very common in children. Here, a guide to their symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

Back Pain and Depression: What's the Link?

Feelings of depression are significantly more common in people with chronic back pain. Find out more about how to manage your pain and your emotions.

Understanding Hip Pain

Hip pain is an increasingly common phenomenon that tends to occur with age. Find out what causes hip pain and what you can do about it.

Understanding IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome affects up to 20 percent of the U.S. adult population, and the disorder has no known cause. Here, a look at IBS, from symptoms to treatment.

Understanding Exercise-Induced Asthma

Millions of Americans are living with exercise-induced asthma. Here, a guide to the condition, from symptoms to treatment.

Understanding Gout

This painful arthritic condition affects approximately eight out of every 1,000 Americans. Learn about symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment options.

Understanding Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans. Here, a guide for patients and their loved ones.
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