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Does Rain Increase Joint Pain? Google Searches Say No

Many joint pain sufferers believe that they can predict the weather based on their symptoms. Rheumatologists, doctors who specialize in treating joint pain, say they hear this a lot, even though there isn’t much evidence that supports a link between sore joints and damp weather. But according to new research published Wednesday in PLOS ONE, researchers from the University of Washington School of Medicine and Harvard University have found a relationship between temperature and Google searches related to hip and knee pain. Scott Telfer, lead author ...