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  • Even Knowingly Taking a Placebo May Reduce Your Pain Read more >

    Even Knowingly Taking a Placebo May Reduce Your Pain

    Scientists often use placebos in comparative drug studies. The point of a placebo is that the patient is unaware the placebo has no medicinal value. However, a new study shows that even when a person takes it knowingly, a placebo can reduce pain. The decrease in pain for patients in the study was substantial, up […]

  • Hepatitis C Update Read more >

    Hepatitis C Update

    Hepatitis C is a serious disease that infects millions of people around the world, and causes about 350,000 deaths. Unfortunately, many people do not realize they are infected. Until a few years ago, hepatitis C, also called HCV, was incurable, but today drugs are available that can cure up to 90 percent of patients. The […]

  • Native American Remedies – Part 2 Read more >

    Native American Remedies – Part 2

    As discussed in Part 1 of this series, Native American medicine practitioners employed an array of powerful natural remedies. Scientific studies have verified the efficacy of many of these remedies. Some have even been developed into modern drugs. The remedies used by the Native Americans were given as teas or in pastes. The patients ingested […]

  • Natural Treatments for Lyme Disease Read more >

    Natural Treatments for Lyme Disease

    According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported every year by state health departments. Many other cases remain undiagnosed and unreported. The CDC estimates the numbers may be closer to 300,000. Antibiotics are often ineffective against Lyme disease. Practitioners of convention medicine have few tools to use […]

  • Could You Have Vitamin B-12 Deficiency? Read more >

    Could You Have Vitamin B-12 Deficiency?

    Vitamin B12 is called “the energy vitamin,” and it is vital to the body for energy production, blood formation, DNA synthesis and the formation of myelin. Myelin insulates the nerve endings and makes it possible for them to communicate with each other. Because of the U.S. Framingham trail research, we now know one in four […]

  • Tests of Flu Vaccine Reveal High Levels of Mercury Read more >

    Tests of Flu Vaccine Reveal High Levels of Mercury

    Natural News reports they conducted tests at their Forensic Food Lab on an influenza vaccine made by GlaxoSmithKline (lot #9H2GX). These tests, conducted via ICP-MS, reveal mercury in the Flulaval vaccine at the level of 51 parts per million. That concentration is 25,000 times higher than the maximum contaminant of inorganic mercury allowable in drinking […]

  • NSAIDs Put Hypertensive Users at Risk for Kidney Disease Read more >

    NSAIDs Put Hypertensive Users at Risk for Kidney Disease

    A new study published in the journal Hypertension suggests that people with high blood pressure should avoid taking the common painkillers known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDS. These drugs may heighten the risk of developing chronic kidney disease. Hypertension itself is known to increase the likelihood of kidney damage. Senior study author Hui-Ju Tsai, […]

  • This May Be the Most Promising Treatment Yet for Childhood Epilepsy Read more >

    This May Be the Most Promising Treatment Yet for Childhood Epilepsy

    Margaret Gedde, MD, PhD, is a Colorado physician who has built her practice around the medicinal use of cannibis. She believes natural plant-based substances can often outperform synthetic drugs in treating medical conditions. One such condition is pediatric epilepsy. Dr. Gedde says cannibis is much safer than most prescription drugs, and enough information already exists […]

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