Category: NOVEMBER 2019

9 Weird Ways You Can Test Positive for Drugs

By Rachael Rettner – Senior Writer November 18, 2016Health  Introduction There are times in life when you just have to pee into a cup. For example, you might need to take a drug test before you start a new job. But these tests aren’t foolproof: A number of harmless, everyday substances can trigger a false-positive result for drugs. Here’s…

Pain Management: Surprising Causes of Pain

Reviewed By: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD Reviewed on 12/21/2017 Foot Pain: Flip Flops Flip flops are a convenient way to keep your feet cool in the summertime. But not all flip flops are pain-free. When you choose a pair, see how they bend. If you can bend them in half, don’t buy them. They should…

Pain Management: 15 Easy Ways to Reduce Chronic Pain Reviewed By: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR Reviewed on 2/15/2018, 1/15 Get Moving We all need to exercise, but pain may keep you from being as active as you should be. The problem is, when you do not exercise, muscles get weaker and you may…

Pain Management: All About CBD Oil

Reviewed By: Laura J. Martin, MD Reviewed on 7/17/2018 1/14, What Is CBD? It’s short for cannabidiol, and it’s a natural compound found in both marijuana and hemp plants. There’s some evidence that it might help treat pain, seizures, and some other health problems. But much more research is needed for doctors to know for…

Home Remedies: What Works?

1/15 Take Care No matter what you’ve heard or how badly you want relief, talk with your doctor or pharmacist before trying any home remedy. This is even more important if you take prescription or over-the-counter medications, because some can affect how drugs work. And keep in mind that many don’t have any research to…