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Drug Warriors Ignore Basic Facts To Push The Vaping Scare

By Ross Marchand August was not a good month for harm reduction advocates striving to save the lives of millions of smokers. Many media outlets have been spreading fear and panic among Americans trying to quit smoking by raising hysteria about a mysterious lung ailment popping up across the United States, claiming it is a deadly side-effect of […]

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Organic turmeric powder with black pepper is the ultimate combination for optimal health

Culinary spices date back to nearly the dawn of human civilization itself. For thousands of years, people have traded exotic spices all over the world and used them to add flavor to a wide assortment of cuisines. People have also traditionally used spices as natural remedies due to their medicinal qualities. Two of these highly […]

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A component of ginseng found to have anti-tumor effects against liver cancer

Ginseng, referred to by some as the “king of all herbs,” is a widely used herbal medicine and health supplement. Numerous benefits are associated with the use of ginseng, most notably the enhancement of male reproductive function, the improvement of general well-being, and the prevention of cancer. While different varieties of ginseng exist, each variety contains […]

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Coralberry: Natural treatment for eye cancer

Researchers in Germany found a way to slow down the progression of eye cancer. This may be possible through a substance found in the coralberry plant. Originating in Korea, the coralberry plant bears bright red fruits that make it a great ornamental plant. Its leaves contain bacteria that produce a natural insecticide called FR900359 (FR), which […]

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Curcumin May Help Prevent Or Combat Stomach Cancer, Study Finds

By Amanda Froelich Though few of us know it, the majority of the populace suffers from stomach problems. If low hydrochloric acid levels (which can result in poor digestion, bloating, and skin conditions) isn’t the issue, ulcers or acid buildup (typically caused by stress and poor diet) might be. Fortunately, a component found in turmeric may be able […]

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Apples And Tea Protect Against Cancer And Heart Disease

Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU). Researchers from ECU’s School of Medical and Health Sciences analyzed data from the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health cohort that assessed the diets of 53,048 Danes […]

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Six reasons why CBD oil is better than NSAIDs

According to statistics by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Americans are a nation in pain. A 2012 National Health Interview Survey found that around 25.3 million American adults – that’s over 11 percent of the population – complain of constant, daily pain. Close to 40 million, while not experiencing pain every day, complain that the pain they […]

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Toxic Pesticides Have Been Showing up in People’s Urine

A study published in the journal JAMA showed once again that levels of glyphosate, the main ingredient in the popular herbicide Roundup, in human urine have increased dramatically among Californians in the past 20 years. [1] For the study, urine samples were collected from 100 Southern California residents over the age of 50 from 1993-1996, to 2014-2016. Paul Mills, professor […]

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Virtual Reality as a Treatment for Pain?

By Patricia Burke Many groups are promoting the use of Virtual Reality as a treatment strategy for pain patients.  For example, VR is promoted as an alternative to opiates, “because it’s very powerful with no side effects.” According to Uploadvr.com, More than 11 percent of Americans (that is 25 million people) suffer from chronic pain, with more and more […]

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Moringa could be the next thing in weight loss

Moringa is an herb traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat illnesses. Recently, many people have added moringa to their diet, thanks to the tree’s ability to help people lose weight. Moringa oleifera, also known as the drumstick tree, the “miracle” tree, the ben oil (benzoil) tree or the horseradish tree, is a plant native to […]