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Managing Insomnia for Those With Chronic Pain

Chronic pain sufferers often deal with insomnia. Experts find behavioral therapy to be the single most effective treatment. Learn more about cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.

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Why Are Women More Likely to Suffer From Chronic Pain?

As women age, they experience more compression fractures, vertebral changes such scoliosis, loss of bone mass and osteoarthritis than do men. Any one of these conditions puts women at a higher risk of breaking a bone during a fall, which can add to their pain.

Is Your Body Stealing Calcium From Your Bones?

If you don’t get enough calcium from your diet, your body can compensate by borrowing it from your bones. This can make your bones weak and brittle over time. However, a simple blood test can detect this condition, called hyperparathyroidism.

The Best Way to Manage Your Diabetes at Work

Not long ago, people with diabetes could be denied certain jobs or lose their job simply because they had diabetes or used insulin. Learn how you’re now protected by the law.

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Men With Large Breasts: When to Worry

If you’re a man who has developed swollen or enlarged breasts, it is important to get checked by a doctor. You may have what doctors refer to as gynecomastia.

Do You Have Hidden Lumps in Your Neck?

Roughly half of adults over age 40 could have thyroid nodules. Experts don’t believe they are occurring more often, rather technology advances make them more likely to get detected. Find out how nodules are treated if your doctor finds one.