Why Clinical Trials Need to Emphasize Function Over Pain Measurement

Rather than pain reduction, the ability to lead a quality life should be prioritized

Policy

Chronic Pain Drove Me to Despair, but Cancer Taught Me to Heal

After 38 years living with pain, I've become passionate about the pain-cancer connection.

Real Women, Real Stories

Living with Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions

Millions of Americans live with multiple chronic overlapping pain conditions — and most of them are women

Chronic Care Issues

We Need to Raise Awareness of Women’s Migraine Disease in the Workplace

Women suffer from migraine headaches disproportionately; we need to do more to support them at work.

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Suffering From Chronic Pain as a Black Woman

Bias can lead to disparities in diagnosis and treatment of Black women with chronic pain

Chronic Care Issues

There’s a Better Way to Treat Chronic Pain

Pain is impacted by psychological and social factors; it's time to treat it that way.

Chronic Care Issues

How I Found New Relief With Migraine Disease

I was plagued with migraine disease for decades and finally found relief with a new doctor, new diagnosis, new medication, and a new career.

Real Women, Real Stories

In a World of Pain

For the first time, award-winning actor Marin Hinkle discusses the chronic pain she's lived with for five years.

Your Health

Navigating Injury and Pain During the COVID-19 Shutdown

I didn’t realize how reliant I was on medical providers until they became unreachable, sheltering in their homes like the rest of us.

Real Women, Real Stories

3 Easy Deskside Stretches to Keep Muscle Pain at Bay

These three simple stretching exercises can be done without even leaving your workstation or office.

Fibromyalgia

3 Pain-Relief Treatments with Bonus Benefits

These sustainable pain-relief treatments have additional advantages and most importantly they’re often times effective for many types of painful conditions.

Fibromyalgia

A Numb Arm Led to My Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis

Read how one woman managed the emotional and mental aspects of being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease at the age of 49.

Your Health

How a Simple Fall Caused My Spinal Fracture

Dawn, despite hearing a loud pop after falling, never thought she could have fractured her spine, but she did. Read her story.

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My Back Pain Turned Out to Be a Vertebral Compression Fracture

Susan fell while roller skating with grandson, which caused a bone in her spine to collapse. Read her story.

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All Migraines Are Not the Same

When it comes to length, intensity, and symptoms, migraines can vary drastically from person to person. Take a closer look.

Migraine