Rain increases joint pain? Google suggests otherwise

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 15:32 in Health & Medicine

New research indicates that weather conditions in 45 US cities are indeed associated with Google searches about joint pain. But it might not be the association you'd expect. The findings suggest that people's activity level -- increasing as temperatures rise, to a point -- is likelier than the weather itself to spur online searches about knee and hip pain, the investigators say.

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