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The pain-reliever acetaminophen (also known as paracetomol) is one of the best-selling over-the-counter medications, used by more than 200 million Americans a year. It is sold under many brand names, including Tylenol, and is an ingredient in nearly 200 medications, both over-the-counter (such as Excedrin, Midol, NyQuil, and Sudafed) and prescription (such as Vicodin).
Biomechanical footwear reduces pain associated with knee osteoarthritis

Biomechanical footwear reduces pain associated with knee osteoarthritis

Analysis: We knew the coronavirus was coming, yet we failed 5 critical tests

Analysis: We knew the coronavirus was coming, yet we failed 5 critical tests

Racial and ethnic differences found in pain management of minority children

Racial and ethnic differences found in pain management of minority children

Temperature check: Tips for tracking a key symptom of coronavirus contagion

Temperature check: Tips for tracking a key symptom of coronavirus contagion

Are opioids necessary after tooth extraction?

Are opioids necessary after tooth extraction?

Patients prescribed opioids after dental extraction report higher levels of pain

Patients prescribed opioids after dental extraction report higher levels of pain

People with drug-induced liver damage could continue taking life-saving medications

People with drug-induced liver damage could continue taking life-saving medications

Naturally occurring molecule could improve brain metabolism in patients with MS

Naturally occurring molecule could improve brain metabolism in patients with MS

Forgiveness combined with acetaminophen can alleviate social pain

Forgiveness combined with acetaminophen can alleviate social pain

Roughly half of opioid prescriptions by dentists exceed pain-management guidelines

Roughly half of opioid prescriptions by dentists exceed pain-management guidelines

Important things you need to know about seasonal flu

Important things you need to know about seasonal flu

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

Proper disposal of leftover medication can help reduce antibiotic resistance

Proper disposal of leftover medication can help reduce antibiotic resistance

UTHealth scientist receives NIH grants for liver injury research

UTHealth scientist receives NIH grants for liver injury research

Consortium launches ambitious project to transform the treatment of pain

Consortium launches ambitious project to transform the treatment of pain

This story contains a warning that might cause alarm — or apathy

This story contains a warning that might cause alarm — or apathy

Measles heralds state of emergency in Samoa

Measles heralds state of emergency in Samoa

'Smart toilets' may work as real-time method of monitoring health

'Smart toilets' may work as real-time method of monitoring health

Study: Medication use is common in pregnant women with preeclampsia

Study: Medication use is common in pregnant women with preeclampsia

Study identifies several drugs with potential to prevent suicide attempts

Study identifies several drugs with potential to prevent suicide attempts