Stories tagged: headaches
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 4:33 p.m.
New, long-acting drugs cut frequency of migraine headaches
New, long-acting drugs may hold hope for millions of people who often suffer migraines. Studies of two of these medicines, given as shots every month or so, found they cut …
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
House Call: Understanding cause of headaches can help with treatment
I divide headaches into the broad groups called primary and secondary. A primary headache is caused by an underlying problem in the pain systems in the brain while secondary headaches …
Fri., Oct. 5, 2012, 2:19 p.m.
Intense pain, confusing diagnosis mark meningitis
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A week after her annual steroid shot for back pain, Janet Russell began getting unbearable headaches. A fever followed. Doctors admitted her to the hospital, but …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2012, 1 p.m.
Study: Placebo or not, acupuncture helps with pain
CHICAGO (AP) — Acupuncture gets a thumbs-up for helping relieve pain from chronic headaches, backaches and arthritis in a review of more than two dozen studies — the latest analysis …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2012, 10:58 a.m.
Plague, hantavirus, West Nile: How to avoid them
The “bugs” of late summer are biting. The nation is having its worst West Nile virus season in a decade, and up to 10,000 people who stayed in California cabins …
Tue., Sept. 1, 2009
Doctors say headache sufferers should trace cause
When it comes to fighting headaches, instant gratification is ideal. It’s easy to pop a couple of pain pills and move on with your daily activities. But doctors say the …
Thu., Aug. 9, 2007
Several Browne’s Addition streets to close
Finding a prime parking spot in Browne’s Addition is rarely easy, but it will be nearly impossible in coming weeks as the city of Spokane repaves several key streets in …