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10 Tips for Taking Care of a Loved One with Chronic...

When your loved ones are feeling the pain, they are simply not themselves. Follow these tips to help take the best care of them,...

Talking to Kids About Your Pain

Six ways to start and keep the conversation going. If you're a parent living with pain, it's easy to clam up around your children about...

Pets and Their Emotional Pain

Does your furry friend ever get anxious, jealous, or happy? As a dog owner and animal rights supporter, I have often wondered if animals feel...

Monday Mantra: Be Inspired

Monday Mantra: Be Inspired Be brave. When Stephanie Hansen first learned that her mother, Sue, had breast cancer, she struggled to control her emotions, to stay...

Innovations in treating kids

By Lorie A. Parch If you caught our recent article on kids and teens with pain, you know that it's a growing problem. Maybe you're...

Neckties and migraines

This Father's Day, please send migraine relief for my wife, in lieu of flowers (or neckties)

Going to the Max

A father fights for his son and other kids facing cancer

One woman’s journey to relieve the emotional pain of losing a...

A partner's death leaves a profound void, but it can be healed By Lisa Davis When I asked Shannon M. Regan what she experienced right after...

Are you caring for a senior who lives with pain?

Tips for caregivers By Lisa Davis Many older adults live with pain, which can be acute (intense but short-lived) or chronic (lasting six weeks or...

Member’s Only: Mother’s Day Gift Idea #2

Jewels for a Gem of a Mother By Margaret Jaworski The witty, wise and lovable humorist Erma Bombeck once said, "When your mother asks, "Do you...

The Emotional Pain of First Responders

Our Country's Bravest Face Their Own Emotional Pain in the Aftermath of the Boston Bombings and Texas Explosion By Lisa Davis In the wake of this...

Courage by Design

A Daughter's Caring Creates A Gem of an Idea By Margaret Jaworski When Stephanie Hansen first learned that her mother, Sue, had breast cancer, she struggled...

Volunteer Vacations Can Help Relieve Your Pain

Helping others can leave you with much more than great memories The best way to help yourself is to lose yourself in the service of...

Love Hurts

Chronic pain may be affecting your relationship, but it need't have a starring role. Jen Singer, 42, has dealt with pain since she was a...

The Power of Pushy

Standing up for yourself can improve your pain, here's how to do it. Making the most of the time you have with your doctors and...

Things NOT to Say to Someone with Chronic Pain

Just the right words can help ease someone's pain. Of course you mean well. You see a friend or family member who's suffering and you...
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