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Relief

Armed with findings about the way the brain processes pain, clinical scientists are piloting new perceptual treatments to help people gain lasting relief from arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other chronic conditions. ... More>


Observer Article

Measuring Pain With a Flash

Physical pain varies, leaving clinicians struggling to assess the severity of a patient's discomfort. But APS Past President Linda M. Bartoshuk has found a way to more precisely -- and quickly -- measure the intensity of each individual's suffering. ... More>


Observer Article

The Science of Behavior Change

The US National Institutes of Health initiative on the Science of Behavior Change is supporting novel research on interventions designed to help people live healthier lives. Melissa Riddle and Rebecca Ferrer summarize the program's accomplishments. ... More>


Observation

NIDCR ‘Building Bridges’ APS Convention Travel Award

The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) invites APS poster submitters to apply for a travel award to attend the 2016 […]... More>


The Ambivalent Marriage Takes a Toll on Health