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July 6, 2010

 

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Finding The Source Of Pain: Why You Cannot Tell Which Tooth Hurts

Have you ever had a toothache and could not figure out which tooth was actually hurting? Frustrating right? Learn about the elusive toothache.

January 15, 2009

 

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Backpacks and Backs

Did you know that around 20% of kids missed school last year because of back pain caused by backpacks?

November 14, 2008

 

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Rub-a-Dub-Dub—but Why Do We Rub?

What is the next thing you do after you cry a little and flinch -- well rub the area where you got the ouch? Why do that?

October 24, 2008

 

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Musical Healing

If you've ever had a painful injury, you may be interested to know that music can be therapeutic.

February 12, 2008

 

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Spicy Source of Pain Relief

Have you heard that hot peppers might be the key to a new type of anesthetic that blocks pain without making you numb or paralyzed?

May 2, 2006

 

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Sciatica

Have you ever felt pain in your legs, or more of an uncomfortable tingling sensation really, up and down your leg from top to bottom?

January 13, 2005

 

Mother-infant Bonding and Addiction

What do substance addiction and mother-infant bonding have in common?

December 2, 2004

 

Out for the Count

If you've ever had major surgery, you probably remember lying down and waking up--but nothing in between. Learn about anesthetics on this Moment of Science.

September 16, 2004

 

A Pain in the Ear

Why is it that young children always get ear aches, but adults never do? Find out on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Painful Injections

Want to learn how to keep your baby from crying while it gets a shot? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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