Study Finds That Tylenol Kills Much More Than Just Pain

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A new study suggests the popular painkiller Tylenol does more than reduce pain it can actually reduce your ability to imagine other people’s pain. Researchers at Ohio State University conducted three experiments on college students to test whether acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol and many other prescription and over-the-counter painkillers, affects users’ abilities to empathize with others who are experiencing physical or emotional pain. Their findings were published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.  Continue reading

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