Riddle: I have seven letters and am something you eat. My only anagram can help your pain. If you remove my first 2 letters I wear things down. Removing my first 3 letters is an adjective and removing my first 4 letters leaves a measure of time. What am I?
Answer: I am Sausage. Anagram: assuage. An example of something that a nurse might assuage is someone's pain with the distribution of medicine