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Simple Home Remedies to Soothe HS

While you're waiting for your prescription meds to kick in, these strategies may help ease the pain and discomfort that comes with hidradenitis suppurativa.

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Mind-Body Basics for People with MS

Learning how to get a handle on stress (so it doesn’t manhandle you!) not only helps you manage multiple sclerosis symptoms, it may help you prevent them too.

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Headache? Marijuana May Cut Your Pain by 50%

For the first time, researchers found that puffing on a little cannabis for migraines helps reduce the pain—by a lot.

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The Great Kratom Controversy

Is kratom a natural a dietary supplement with pain-relieving properties — or is it an addictive drug?

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Acupuncture for Veterans: Treatment Increasingly Common at VA Facilities

Veterans in need of relief for chronic pain increasingly are finding acupuncture available as a treatment option throughout the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

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Does The Oncologist Want You To Do More Yoga?

Doctors have new guidelines for using yoga, meditation, acupuncture, and other complementary approaches for alleviating breast cancer symptoms and side effects.

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Mobile App Shows Medical Marijuana Relieves a Variety of Symptoms

Two studies using a mobile app showed that medical marijuana can provide relief from symptoms like chronic pain and insomnia, with few side effects.

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Should You Take Brand Name or Generic Thyroid Drugs?

Are generic drugs safe and effective for your thyroid condition, or should you choose a brand name?

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Can You Treat Hypothyroidism Without Drugs?

Can you treat hypothyroidism without prescription drugs? Gluten-free may be the answer.

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Alternative Therapies for Psoriatic Arthritis

Take a holistic approach to managing psoriatic arthritis with these top picks for alternative therapies, including acupuncture, essential oils and meditation.