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Is Your Chest Pain a Heart Attack or Anxiety?

When you experience a painful sensation near your heart, it’s natural to have chest pain anxiety and worry about what it might be. Here are some key things to know. Chest pain isn’t limited to heart attacks Dragana Gordic/Shutterstock According to the CDC, of the 790,000 Americans who have heart attacks each year, 580,000 are… Read More »

Does a common pain reliever reduce empathy?

Following on from a series of similar studies, researchers are once again investigating whether acetaminophen can influence our psychology. This time, the focus is on positive empathy. Could acetaminophen reduce our ability to demonstrate empathy? Acetaminophen is one of the most commonly used drugs globally. It offers quick relief from mild pain and is readily… Read More »