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16

Sep

Do natural antibiotics work and are they safe?Herbals and food alternatives may offer you a chance to skip the pills next time you’re sick.

Do natural antibiotics work and are they safe?
Herbals and food alternatives may offer you a chance to skip the pills next time you’re sick.

15

Sep

Cryonics: Would you have your body frozen?
Here’s everything you need to know about cryopreservation — from how bodies are preserved to how to fund your own future freezing.

02

Sep

Ebola drug ‘ZMapp’ shows promise in infected monkeysProduction of the medicine takes time and needs large-scale facilities, facilities that ZMapp’s researchers lack.a

Ebola drug ‘ZMapp’ shows promise in infected monkeys
Production of the medicine takes time and needs large-scale facilities, facilities that ZMapp’s researchers lack.a

26

Aug

Medical marijuana may reduce painkiller-related deathsResearchers think that marijuana is being used in lieu of or in conjunction with opioids, lowering the doses patients self-administer.

Medical marijuana may reduce painkiller-related deaths
Researchers think that marijuana is being used in lieu of or in conjunction with opioids, lowering the doses patients self-administer.

06

Aug

How do people survive Ebola?Certain genetic markers that bolster patients’ immune systems can help them outlast the deadly virus.

How do people survive Ebola?
Certain genetic markers that bolster patients’ immune systems can help them outlast the deadly virus.

05

Aug

Which OTC pain reliever should you use?From acetaminophen to anti-inflammatories, not all nonprescription pain drugs are created equal. Here’s how to choose from the confusing array, plus natural alternatives.

Which OTC pain reliever should you use?
From acetaminophen to anti-inflammatories, not all nonprescription pain drugs are created equal. Here’s how to choose from the confusing array, plus natural alternatives.

25

Jul

Your cat’s poop could one day treat cancerThe Toxoplasma gondii parasite could be used by jump-starting certain immune system cells that are normally shut down by cancer cells.

Your cat’s poop could one day treat cancer
The Toxoplasma gondii parasite could be used by jump-starting certain immune system cells that are normally shut down by cancer cells.

18

Jul

12 illnesses that are commonly misdiagnosedSo what’s the moral of the story? Never be afraid to ask for a second opinion.

12 illnesses that are commonly misdiagnosed
So what’s the moral of the story? Never be afraid to ask for a second opinion.

15

Jul

Mother Nature offers a bounty of helpful and healing plant life, and the leaves, flowers, bark and berries of plants have been used for centuries to cure everything from hunger to headaches. The next time you’re in the great outdoors and find yourself in need of anything from aspirin to toilet paper, take a look around and help yourself to some of the Earth’s most useful wild plants.10 remarkably useful plants you can find in the wild

Mother Nature offers a bounty of helpful and healing plant life, and the leaves, flowers, bark and berries of plants have been used for centuries to cure everything from hunger to headaches. The next time you’re in the great outdoors and find yourself in need of anything from aspirin to toilet paper, take a look around and help yourself to some of the Earth’s most useful wild plants.
10 remarkably useful plants you can find in the wild

10

Jul

How to treat a bee sting naturallyPesky insects can be a real pain during summer outdoor activities, but these simple remedies ease the aftermath of a close encounter.

How to treat a bee sting naturally
Pesky insects can be a real pain during summer outdoor activities, but these simple remedies ease the aftermath of a close encounter.