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March 27, 2015

 

caterpillar with spikes

Stinging Caterpillars

Most caterpillars are harmless, but you don't want to take your chances.

March 26, 2015

 

applying alcohol to papercut

Alcohol On A Wound

Alcohol creates a burning sensation on open wounds because it triggers your body's heat receptors.

March 25, 2015

 

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My Ouch Ain’t Yours

Pain is experienced differently, as each person produces different levels of pain-numbing endorphins.

January 22, 2014

 

A girl with a sore throat eats a popsickle

Why Sore Throats Hurt

Ever wonder why sore throats hurt so badly? And why do they occur in the first place?

December 18, 2013

 

Foot injury being treated with an ice pack

Put Some Ice On It

Are you injured? Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation will get you fast results!

May 17, 2013

 

Boiling water in pot

Ow! Why Hot Feels Cold

Have you ever dipped your toe into a hot bath and felt a flash of icy cold just before you realize that its really burning?

March 28, 2013

 

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Math Hurts My Brain – Why?

I'm not a math person. Anytime I have to deal with numbers, let alone solve an actual math problem ‑‑ which, thankfully, is not often ‑‑ it's almost painful.

January 31, 2013

 

naked mole rats

Naked Mole Rats May Hold Clues To Pain Relief

Unlike the mice and common rats used to test drugs and chemicals in labs, naked mole rats are hard to infect with disease.

July 25, 2012

 

man scrunchs after stubbing toe

The Highways Of Pain

Find out how pain travels along the body's complex nerve highway.

March 14, 2012

 

touching fuzz

What Is The GABA Chemical?

Messages of touch trigger the release of a chemical called GABA, which diminishes the intensity of the outgoing message.

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