Sandy Honig arrives at the Premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures' "Isn't It Romantic" at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on February 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Steve Granitz/WireImage Comedian Sandy Honig recorded a video of herself vomiting around an Anthem Insurance office park. The video was intended to raise awareness of the denial and […]
Opioid crisis coupled with doctor shortage leaves chronic pain patients desperate
In northwestern Ontario where thousands of people don’t have a primary care provider, patients taking painkillers often aren’t at the top of family doctors’ waiting lists.
Chronic back pain could be in our genes, say scientists
BACKACHE may be down to our genes, research has revealed. Three mutations linked to the world’s leading cause of disability have been identified by scientists in a breakthrough that could lead to new therapies.
Australian researchers find no evidence that cannabis helps with chronic pain
An Australian study of 1,500 people revealed no strong findings supporting the use of cannabis in the treatment of chronic non-cancer pain. The study published in the journal Lancet Public Health found those using cannabis had greater pain and anxiety, were coping less, and reported that pain was interfering more in their life. There has […]
What is fibromyalgia? Could your pain be a sign of this chronic condition?
FIBROMYALGIA sufferers experience widespread pain, and the debilitating condition could be much more common that initially thought. Here are the signs to look out for.
Fibromyalgia pain: Do you have these signs of the chronic condition?
THE MOST common symptom of fibromyalgia is widespread pain all over the body, but these lesser-known signs could also signal the disorder.
Fibromyalgia symptoms eased with wearable device which targets chronic pain
FIBROMYALGIA symptoms have been found to be eased by a wearable device, potentially offering hope to millions of sufferers in the UK.
Chronic diseases can be curbed with ‘sin taxes’, study finds
SO-CALLED “sin taxes” on soft drinks, alcohol and tobacco, could be a powerful tool for combating rising rates of chronic disease worldwide, researchers claim.
‘Humanitarian Crisis in Hollywood’: Chronic homelessness vs. the American Dream
Thousands of people in one of America’s richest cities live on sidewalks infested with flesh-eating bacteria and tuberculosis. A Redfish Media report looks at the chronic homelessness crisis in Los Angeles. Homelessness in Los Angeles has increased 43 percent in just four years. Skid Row, the epicenter of homelessness in the City of Angels, is […]
What it’s like to have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, an illness that makes you feel exhausted all the time
Shutterstock/Kite_rin Living with CFS feels like being tired all the time — but it’s so much more than being tired. The illness is thought to affect at least 17 million people worldwide, and four times as many women as men. It’s normally triggered by viral infections like glandular fever, and can last a lifetime. It can come along with […]