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Lorie Parch

Lorie Parch has spent 25 years working as an editor and journalist at national consumer magazines and leading websites. This includes staff roles at AOL (UK), Yahoo!, Time, Inc., Conde Nast, Hearst, American Media and Gruner + Jahr.

Fibromyalgia Acting Up? Don’t Blame the Weather

It's not uncommon for people with fibromyalgia to say the weather aggravates their symptoms. Fibro typically brings significant pain, fatigue, and tenderness at specific...

Do You Have Cold Hands All the Time? It Could Be Raynaud’s Syndrome

A rare vascular condition that affects the functioning of blood vessels is known as Raynaud’s Syndrome. People suffering from this condition experience vasospasm, which...

Who is Most at Risk of a Painkiller Overdose? Studies Say Women

You've heard plenty already about the epidemic of abuse of prescription painkillers like OxyContin and Vicodin, and the overdose deaths that go along with...

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Foods that Help

Ensure your meals are loaded with Omega-3 and antioxidants to keep your RA at bay. With so many new medicines and medical devices on the...

Exercising With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Exercising with Rheumatoid Arthritis can be difficult, but you can make it fun. Try our recommendations and get back on track in no time.When...

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) and Painkillers

Lower back pain is one of the most common pain conditions in the U.S., affecting 28 percent of the population in a three-month period,...

Pain Profile: Rob Saffer Living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Rob Saffer runs two nonprofit organizations and lives in Woodstock, New York.Pain Resource: What do you do for a living? Rob Saffer: I work from...

The Art of the Ache

We hear all the time that pain is subjective, personal, highly individual. The invisibility of our pain is what sometimes hurts the most, since...

Innovations in Treating Kids

If you caught our recent article on kids and teens with pain, you know that it's a growing problem. Maybe you're the parent of...

Does Pain Make You More Charitable?

It's a question without a simple answer. If we suffer, are we likely to feel more empathetic and generous to others in pain? Or...