Texas Health Plano New Study Backs Chronic Pain Sufferers Who Say Weather Worsens Their Pain By Sam Baker • Nov 24, 2019 Shutterstock Many people with arthritis and other long-term chronic pain conditions believe the cold, the heat or maybe damp or rainy weather makes their pain worse. A new U.K. study supports that belief. Heart Attacks And Strokes: One More Reason To Get Your Flu Shot By Sam Baker • Sep 23, 2019 Shutterstock As if the discomfort from the virus wasn't enough, here's another reason to get your flu shot: New research suggests the vaccine may help avoid heart attacks and strokes. Spondylolisthesis: Another Good Reason To Take Better Care Of Your Back By Sam Baker • Aug 5, 2019 Shutterstock More than 3 million people are diagnosed each year with the spinal disorder spondylolisthesis, in which one bone slips onto another. It can impact both adults and children and is common among teenagers involved in athletics.