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February 28, 2012


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The Connection Between Bacteria And Multiple Sclerosis

Most people know illnesses like intestinal upsets can be caused by bacteria. They don't link bacteria with an illness like multiple sclerosis.

July 26, 2011


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Samatha Meditation Could Reduce Pain

Scientists have found that mindfulness meditation, known as "Samatha Meditation," could be reducing the pain that people experience.

July 9, 2010



How Do Chili Peppers Make Your Mouth Feel Like It’s On Fire?

When you bite into a pepper you feel a burning sensation on your tongue. How does this happen.

July 6, 2010



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



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




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?

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