Close up of a doctor having an appointment with a patient with leg pain
Close up of a doctor having an appointment with a patient with leg pain
Pain Pill

Taking This Supplement Cuts Your Pain in Half

It's about as effective as an NSAID painkiller.

Axial pain. Close-up photo of a hurting woman, who is sitting on a couch and holding her lower back with her left hand.
Axial pain. Close-up photo of a hurting woman, who is sitting on a couch and holding her lower back with her left hand.
Pain Prevention

The No. 1 Way to Ward Off Chronic Back Pain

It's simple, and takes just 15 minutes a day.

Axial pain. Close-up photo of a hurting woman, who is sitting on a couch and holding her lower back with her left hand.
Axial pain. Close-up photo of a hurting woman, who is sitting on a couch and holding her lower back with her left hand.
Serious Symptom

If Your Back Pain Causes This, Go To the ER

It's a major red flag you shouldn't ignore.

Team of doctors are standing in emergency room.
Team of doctors are standing in emergency room.
Danger Zone

If You Feel Numbness Here, Go to the ER

If left untreated, it can cause paralysis.

A senior woman sitting at a table holding her back in pain
A senior woman sitting at a table holding her back in pain
Pain Points

This OTC Medication Can Make Your Pain Worse

A new study finds it may not cure your aches.

woman waking up in bed with back pain
woman waking up in bed with back pain
Pillow Plight

Using This Many Pillows Could Hurt Your Back

Sleep experts recommend a specific number.

man in blue shirt holding his back from behind while walking outside
man in blue shirt holding his back from behind while walking outside
Pain Points

Having COVID Cured My Back Pain

Here's why doctors think it happened.

Shot of a young man sleeping in a bed at home
Shot of a young man sleeping in a bed at home
Positioning Problems

Sleeping Like This Could Be Hurting Your Spine

Experts advise against falling asleep this way.

Doctor reviewing spinal x-ray
Doctor reviewing spinal x-ray
Spinal Tip

Feel This in Your Thighs? Get Your Back Checked

Don't dismiss this sneaky symptom.

Man kicking in his sleep
Man kicking in his sleep
Back Blues

This Sleep Position Is Hurting Your Spine

Sleeping like this may be ruining your back.

Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
Health update

Whoopi Goldberg Reveals Why She Needs a Walker

The "View" co-host was recently in the hospital.

woman sitting in bed, hands on her back, white comforter on bed
woman sitting in bed, hands on her back, white comforter on bed
Concerning Connection

What Women With Back Pain Have in Common

Study warns women with back pain to be aware of this.

Woman with back pain
Woman with back pain
Ineffective aid

This Medication Won't Help Your Back Pain

This popular treatment doesn't actually work.

Man holds lower back in pain at a park
Man holds lower back in pain at a park
Painful Truth

Never Take This One Pain Reliever for Your Back

Luckily, there's a more effective alternative.

Axial pain. Close-up photo of a hurting woman, who is sitting on a couch and holding her lower back with her left hand.
Axial pain. Close-up photo of a hurting woman, who is sitting on a couch and holding her lower back with her left hand.
Pain Problems

How to Tell if Your Back Pain Is COVID

There are a few telltale signs.

Tired man with gray hair sitting at desk
Tired man with gray hair sitting at desk
Silent But Deadly

17 Heart Attack Signs Men Can't Afford to Miss

These red flags are subtle but serious.

stressed out woman things in your home making you stressed
stressed out woman things in your home making you stressed
Stress Test

23 Ways Stress Wreaks Havoc on Your Body

Stay calm to avoid these side effects of stress.

Man sleeping on an airplane
Man sleeping on an airplane
Airplane Mode

This Is What Happens to Your Body on an Airplane

Amtrak, anyone?

heart attack after 40
heart attack after 40
Personal Stethoscope

Over 40? Here Are 20 Things Your Body's Trying to Tell You

Start speaking your body's language.

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couple eating hot dog partner
Pair Up

15 Surprising Ways Your Partner Impacts Your Health

Yes, you can get your heart broken. Sometimes literally.