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In a large trial, researchers discovered that pills like Tylenol and Anacin worked no better than a placebo, but could help with other pains.

7/24/2014 3:41:54 PM

Dr. Metzl’s favorite medicine is exercise. It is one he takes often and prescribes to all of his patients.

7/24/2014 3:39:36 PM

An online gallery was created to provide a supportive community for photographers affected by mental illness.

7/24/2014 2:44:32 PM

I welcomed the idea of touring a new hospice facility to confront my fears of pain while dying, writes Susan Gubar in her continuing “Living With Cancer” series.

7/24/2014 2:02:25 PM

“People in health care, they don’t stare at my son like he’s some kind of freak, you know? They see him for who he is,” a patient’s mother said at a recent appointment.

7/24/2014 1:58:11 PM

The ideal arm swing while running may be the one you’re already using, a new study of upper body biomechanics concludes.

7/23/2014 12:20:39 PM

Take-home sleep tests, self-administered in more realistic settings, without myriad wires and sensors, promise more accurate results for people who may have sleep apnea or other conditions.

7/22/2014 2:31:59 PM

A conversation with Mark Verstegen, the German national team’s American trainer.

7/22/2014 1:24:46 PM

The days when only four — sweet, salty, sour and bitter — were recognized are passing. Savory is widely recognized as the fifth, and others, like soapiness and metallic, are jockeying for acceptance.

7/22/2014 1:08:16 PM

Gary J. Gates, a demographer, discusses the challenges in obtaining reliable survey information about lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders.

7/22/2014 12:55:14 PM