Chronic Pain Made These Women Depressed and Suicidal—Until They Found This 12-Step Support Group

Until she was 25, Rachel* was completely healthy. She ran marathons and rode horses, and later she was active in her job as a microbiologist. Suddenly, she developed joint problems. She was first diagnosed with Lyme disease, then a genetic condition called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, which makes her joints move beyond their normal range of...

Red Wine Bath? Basketball Star Says it Helps Him Recover

While most people enjoy quaffing red wine, the New York Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire has been soaking in it. The 31-year-old player, who had knee surgery last year, credits bathing in red wine for making him feel great after intense preseason play. ...

4 Strange Things That Land People in the Emergency Room

From laundry detergent to blueberry pie, these stranger-than-fiction hazards will surprise you: ...

What You Need to Know About the Keurig Brewer Recall

Listen up coffee lovers: If you're an owner of Keurig's Mini Plus brewer, you'll want to check the model number before making your next cup of Joe. ...

Almost 1 Million Bikes Recalled After Rider Becomes Paralyzed

Trek Bicycles has issued a recall of of almost 1 million bikes after a series of accidents, one of which left a rider paralyzed. ...

4 Surprising Tricks to Beat Pain

You’ve slammed your finger in the door (ouch!), and in that first minute, well, you pretty much think you’re going to die. But don't freak: Instead, stay calm and cross your fingers. That simple move may be enough to numb the pain a bit, according to a recent study study published in Current Biology....

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, says Sharon Rosenbaum Smith, MD, a breast surgeon at Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. Your period, your workout, or even wearing the wrong bra...

The Safest Place To Sit On a Train or Plane

Since the tragic Amtrak derailment, I've faced a dilemma when I board my train to and from work: Where is the safest place to sit? I think of the eight victims who died, and how their choice of seat determined their fate. ...

Babies in Pain: 141 Procedures Is Average for ICU stay

Newborn babies who spend time in the intensive care unit (ICU) undergo an average of 141 painful or stressful procedures during their stay, including suctioning of the nose and throat, heel sticks, and needle jabs, according to a new study. What’s more, they get some sort of pain relief or comfort only 20% of...

Tiger Woods's Knee Injury: Is It OK to Play Through the Pain?

Golfer Tiger Woods won the U.S. Open earlier this week while grimacing with pain due to a knee injury. On Wednesday, he announced that that he’d be out for the season because he needs surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). So what exactly is an ACL tear, and did Woods make...

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