The American Association of Pediatricians is calling for better, more comprehensive pain relief measures for this vulnerable group, and for more research on effective treatments.
As a Stage 4 colorectal cancer patient, I have had experience with palliative care doctors. Some are more effective than others.
An advocate for people with chronic pain calls on Massachusetts Gov.-Elect Charlie Baker to include them in his search for a solution to the problem of painkiller abuse.
A federal judge faces a difficult decision on the Massachusetts governor's ban of the new painkiller Zohydro: It's not the perfect drug but it's not the menace its critics portray, either.
Sexual health researcher Debby Herbenick often says what the rest of us are merely just silently, sheepishly thinking. Now she turns her attention to what she calls one of the last taboos: anal sex.
A six-year-old smashes into a door and gets a head wound; but an extraordinary emergency room doctor stitches her up without her even noticing.