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Anxiety

Texting for Pain Relief?

New research suggests that texting someone after a minor surgical procedure appears to diminish a patient’s demand for narcotic pain relief. An investigative team led by Dr. Jeff Hancock of...
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Brain and Behavior

Acetaminophen May Dampen Emotions

New research on the commonly used pain reliever acetaminophen suggests the drug ingredient does more than relieve pain — it may also dampen emotions. Acetaminophen, the main ingredient in...
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