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May 25, 2017

 

A close-up image of a brown rabbit. The rabbit is in the center of the frame, looking slightly to the right. It is brown with a visible shiny black eye. Behind it is is light red and gray brick walk.

Rabbits Can Grimace

Mammalian animals and humans express pain in similar ways.

May 11, 2017

 

two people texting back to back

Text Neck

Do your neck and shoulders ache? Looking at your cell phone too much might be to blame.

February 19, 2016

 

crying baby in doctor's office

There, there

Infants experience less pain from injections if given while they're nursing.

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

 

tattoo artist wields tattoo gun on canvas arm

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

 

boy standing at chalkboard doing mathematics

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.

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