Beer Can Be a Better Pain Reliever Than Tylenol

As if you needed another reason to grab a cold one, a new study suggests having a few beers relieves your pain better than popping some over the counter painkillers.

Read more...

Beer Can Be a Better Pain Reliever Than Tylenol

As if you needed another reason to grab a cold one, a new study suggests having a few beers relieves your pain better than popping some over the counter painkillers.

Read more...

What Lethal Injection Drugs Actually Do

The drugs used in lethal injections were not designed to kill people, and they are on the market today because of their use in medicine. Pharma companies don’t allow them to be used for executions, but Arkansas got their hands on some anyway. Here’s what the three drugs in the state’s lethal injection cocktail…

Read more...

Health Apps Don’t Have to Do What They Say They Do

When an app says it counts calories, we assume it actually does. Same if it promises to alert you about interactions between drugs and supplements, or if it says it can tell you what’s going on this week in your pregnancy. But the makers don’t have to back up any of these claims.

Read more...

Nasal Sprays Could Be Making Your Allergies Worse

With warm weather comes pollen, and that means seasonal allergies for a lot of people. Nasal sprays are an effective way to treat the symptoms, but over reliance can actually make you feel worse in the long run.

Read more...

Tetris May Prevent Flashbacks After You’re in a Gruesome Accident

Victims of car accidents can end up replaying disturbing memories in their minds. But these intrusive memories, one aspect of post-traumatic stress disorder, may be preventable. All you have to do, according to a new study, is play Tetris after the accident.

Read more...

Please Don’t Pee on Jellyfish Stings

You’ve probably heard that you’re supposed to urinate on a jellyfish sting, or perhaps pour alcohol on the affected area before scraping the stingers away. But a recent study suggests most of those home remedies, including the golden shower, don’t work. And some of them can actually make things much worse for the…

Read more...

The Easiest Way to Stop a Nosebleed, According to a Harvard Doctor

Nosebleeds, also known as epistaxis, are usually more annoying than they are painful. Still, you want to stop them as soon as possible so you don’t, you know, bleed all over the place. Here’s what a doctor from Harvard Medical School suggests.

Read more...

The Important Precautions You Should Take If You’ve Been Bitten by a Tick

Lyme disease is one the rise, especially on the East coast. And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expect it to get worse this year as the weather warms up. Here’s what to do if a tick, the blood-sucking harbinger of the disease, makes a snack out of you.

Read more...

Can You Really Solve Your Mental Health Problems With an App?

If you’re struggling with a problem like anxiety or depression, making an appointment with a professional may be the last thing you feel up to doing. Apps and online services promise that help is just a few taps away, and in some cases they may be the right choice for you.

Read more...

Featuring YD Feedwordpress Content Filter Plugin