pain

When Everything Hurts and Everything Glows

Posted on 01/1/2013 by | Latino Life | Comments

Your LifeIt’s 2014, and everything on my poor old body is hurting. Even the dawning of a new and beautiful day over our L.A. mountain village of Topanga is so bright and intense that the glare hurts my eyes. I can feel it in back of my pupils and down the sides of my face, a sensation that makes me want to rub and scratch. I hate scratching. I told my wife Cinelli that this might happen if I cleaned the …

What the ____! Swearing Reduces Pain

Posted on 05/12/2011 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthYou smash your finger with a hammer, stub your toe, accidentally touch a hot pan — it hurts like hell and you often curse in reaction. But did you know that those curse words can actually help reduce the pain you’re feeling? British researchers found that saying a swear word helped subjects in a 2009 study better tolerate pain. The study, published in the journal NeuroReport , found that subjects who let loose with some well-chosen curse words felt less …

Tart Cherry Juice: Nature’s Ibuprofen?

Posted on 05/9/2011 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthFirst it was pomegranate juice, then acai berry juice, and now…tart red cherry juice is the newest super-food  darling. Full of anti-oxidants that help block inflammation,  the juice from tart, red cherries is supposed to provide all kinds of health benefits, including relief from gout and arthritis, protection against heart disease and cancer, even help with sleeping for older adults. A blogger in the New York Daily News recently called it Mother Nature’s ibuprofen after she took it to help …

Pain in My Back

Posted on 05/13/2010 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Personal HealthAccording to this article from Good Morning America and ABC News, Americans spend $50 billion each year on low back pain. Is that more than the wedding industry?? Besides a sore throat, back pain is the thing Americans go to the doctor for the most – and 80% of Americans say they suffer from it…so it is likely that you or someone close to you struggles with back pain at least occasionally. Check out the video below from GMA, featuring …