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Pain Causing Short Temper May. 21, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I have chronic back pain thanks to sciatica. I chose to treat it with physical therapy a... Read More

Obit Omission May. 18, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am in my 80s and recently lost my beloved sister-in-law, who was 90. She married my br... Read More

Legal in Every State: How to Keep Your Joints Happy May. 14, 2019

Energy Express

Healthy joints make for happy athletes. A bum knee, sore shoulder or painful wrist gets in the way o... Read More

Can Damage Done by CDC's Opioid Guidelines Be Reversed? Agency's Acknowledgment of Suffering Caused by Its Prescribing Advice May Be Too Little, Too Late May. 01, 2019

Jacob Sullum

When the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published its opioid prescribing guidelines... Read More

Pot Industry Should Demand Accountability Feb. 21, 2019

Daily Editorials

Information is the most valuable commodity in the world. Without it, we cannot find, invent or trade... Read More

On Medical Pot, Florida Finally Gets It Right Feb. 20, 2019

Daily Editorials

Patients in Florida should applaud the Legislature's improvements to the constitutionally mandated d... Read More

We Know Pain, but What Is It Really? Feb. 15, 2019

C Force

According to National Retail Federation estimates, fewer people celebrated Valentine's Day this year... Read More

The Thorny Problem of Finding Who's to Blame for Drug Overdoses Feb. 08, 2019

C Force

As prescription and illicit opioid overdose deaths continue to rise in the United States, lawsuits a... Read More

'Cramps' Rhymes With 'Stamps'; Here's How to Lick 'Em Feb. 05, 2019

Energy Express

Class is in session. Today's topic isn't the sexiest, but if you've ever had a muscle cramp during s... Read More

Punishing Patients Won't Reduce Opioid Deaths: A New Medicare Prescription Rule Will Aggravate Undertreatment of Pain Dec. 19, 2018

Jacob Sullum

A patient with metastatic prostate cancer tried to kill himself after he could not get the medicatio... Read More

Getting Past the Cold Shoulder Dec. 12, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for only 18 months. Things were blissful for the firs... Read More

Fentanyl Is the Latest Deadly Twist in America's Continuing Opioid Epidemic Dec. 05, 2018

Daily Editorials

The opioid epidemic has a deadly new star: fentanyl, which is easier to overdose with than prescript... Read More

Blame the Parent, Not the Child Dec. 01, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am in my 60s and have been married for 10 years to a wonderful man. It's a second marr... Read More

Where Is the Plan to Ease the Pain? Nov. 09, 2018

C Force

Pain can take many forms. There is throbbing pain, stabbing pain, phantom pain, acute pain and chron... Read More

Injustice in the War on Pot Nov. 01, 2018

Daily Editorials

The absurdities and cruelties surrounding U.S. government policy on medical marijuana continue to gr... Read More

Fat of the Land Oct. 31, 2018

Wellnews

In 2012, not a single state had an adult obesity rate above 35 percent. According to 2017 data relea... Read More

Thirty's a Crowd Feb. 12, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Though the holidays are behind us, I'm left with some lingering resentment. My problem i... Read More

5 Ways to Face Bad News Jan. 12, 2017

Positive Aging

It's a pretty safe bet that you will have had several doses of unpleasant news and experiences by th... Read More

Hurts to Touch, Hurts to Not Touch Jun. 24, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My wife and I are in our 60s and recently celebrated our 15th anniversary. I know she lo... Read More

Measuring Life By the Spoonful Jun. 08, 2016

Michelle Malkin

"How is your daughter doing?" is one of the most complicated questions I've had to answer. As Veroni... Read More