The prospect of developing cancer is a frightening one. Sadly, this fear is leading many to undergo dangerous and harmful cancer screenings that, ironically, can cause the very diseases patients hope to avoid.
Echinacea is a popular herb to shorten the common cold and flu, as well as reduce sore throat, cough, and fever. Science backs up the power of echinacea to treat upper respiratory tract infections and much more. Here are just 8 proven health benefits of echinacea.
After years of growing concern, the California state auditor has produced a damning report describing how the state’s 79,000 foster children are being drugged with psychotropic medications at abnormally high rates.
The criminalization of cannabis has lead to the creation of a synthetic cannabinoid analogue black market that is far more dangerous than the cannabis plant, a new study reveals.
We normally don't think much about it, but sulfur is a hugely important nutrient for the body, and when we lack this critical substance, we may be paying for it with the health of our hearts.
Put down the antacids! New study shows that acid blockers are detrimental to cardiovascular health.
Vaccines have been linked to hundreds of diseases including autism. Now, thanks to emerging science, we can add depression to the laundry list of issues vaccines can contribute to causing.
Frankincense oil may receive most of the fame and glory, but the humble boswellia tree from which it is derived, can also create another powerful natural medicine. Oil and extracts of boswellia have been used for thousands of years to treat numerous health conditions.
What you think you know about depression is probably a myth. Kelly Brogan, MD exposes the truth behind common misconceptions related to depression.
What's causing microcephaly? It might not be what the media is telling you...
Dr. Brogan believes that depression isn’t something that should be looked at just through the brain or through blood work, but is a symptom of many different potential sources of imbalance in the body. Watch her interview with Dr. Pedram Shojai to learn about her bestelling book, A Mind of Your Own.
Prevention is the best medicine, and essential oils work to both prevent and help control Lyme disease.
Breast cancer is one of the major killers of women in the United States. Sadly, most women have no idea that simply not wearing a bra can have a major impact on the likelihood of developing breast cancer.
The surgeon as priest, shaman, or healer performs sacred rituals every time he or she steps into the operating room.
We all want natural alternatives to harsh chemical repellents, but do any really work? Learn how to make your own repellent with essential oils scientifically shown to be as effective as DEET
Doctors and researchers say the widespread use of the toxic chemicals heavily promoted by the chemical and pharmaceutical industry to combat mosquitoes is not preventing the spread of Zika virus, but is putting at risk the health of the general population
"Gluten Free": No it’s not a wellness fad. And its elimination may very well be the key to resolving what would otherwise be a chronic and disabling psychiatric condition.
Want a natural pick-me-up that also boosts memory within 20 minutes? New research confirms that peppermint tea increases short-term and long-term memory.
What if we could invoke healing via the Placebo Effect?
In direct violation of Congress’ intent in the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (intended to allow consumers greater access to more nutritional supplements), the FDA has instead made a 180-degree turn to do just the opposite.
New data shows that grape seed extract may be a safe and effective alternative to pharmaceuticals for lowering blood pressure.
Our emotional state has great influence over the degree of inflammation we may suffer from. Feeling "awe inspired" has been found to be the most powerful emotion in fighting inflammation.
Major supermarkets are deceiving us in one of the worst ways possible - by deliberately boycotting products that can reverse the damage caused by continuous exposure to toxic aluminum.
Avoiding sun exposure may cause an increase in vitamin D deficiency so dangerous that it is comparable to smoking.
Have you been inspired by this summer’s Olympic Games? Well, here’s the latest science on how natural supplements can safely improve your workout.
What are those purple dots on Michael Phelps' back? The answer just may be the next "big" solution for muscle recovery and neck and back pain!
By now, we are well aware of the gut-brain connection. Can supplementing with probiotics reduce the risk for brain disorders in children, including ADHD and autism spectrum disorders?
Increasingly, science is validating the therapeutic value of spices to prevent and treat disease, including for conditions as serious as lethal brain cancer.
A new study has found that acupuncture, the ancient practice of using needles to stimulate bodily self healing, is more effective than intravenous morphine for pain.
Studies on melatonin have documented that the body’s own melatonin production helps us fall asleep, yet research on supplemental melatonin has been disappointing. What many have missed is that certain foods provide natural forms of melatonin, which have been shown to raise melatonin blood levels naturally and significantly aid sleep.
The loss of odor identification based on memory is an effective indicator of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's Disease; a simple and inexpensive smell test is shown to be better than MRI in predicting early stages.
Hypertension affects about 30% of adults worldwide. While most people try to cut back on salt to lower their pressure, a better strategy may be to add these healthy foods to the menu.
A concerning new study suggests that decades of medical procedures performed on infants without pain management has had deeply traumatizing effects.
Arm yourself with the knowledge to protect you and your family from hidden dangers lurking in your food by reading "Food Forensics," currently the number one selling science book on Amazon.com
Mushrooms are prebiotics that not only boost the immune system, but also balance the microbiome in favor of beneficial bacteria, resulting in better digestion, and, amazingly, potential weight loss!
The power of medicinal mushrooms to heal, including actively combat cancer, is supported by a solid body of human clinical research. How is it that they possess such immense therapeutic activity? And why have they been ignored by the conventional medical system?
Could coffee do more than just stimulate alertness and stress out the adrenals? What if there was more going on to this ritualistic beverage consumed by billions around the world than just caffeine addiction? What if it was medicine for both the body and soul?
Think diseases run in the family? Think again.
We often hear that correlation is not causation, so why are world renowned scientists treating the Zika virus as the sole cause of microcephaly in Brazil when there are so many other factors?
Reduce the mental decline that begins in mid-age by making moderate changes in your diet and lifestyle.
Asthma affects about 300 million people worldwide. It is growing by 50 percent every decade and causes upwards of 180,000 deaths per year. The cause is not well-understood but here are 8 proven ways to help relieve symptoms naturally.
Lymph node removal is a common practice in conventional breast cancer treatment. But is it medically necessary?
Sunshine isn't toxic, nor is it just about getting a tan. And it's also not just about vitamin D. Among other benefits, research finds sunshine also decreases a child's risk of asthma when mom gets enough of it.
Psych drugs not only have a laundry list of side effects; they can also be downright dangerous.
Defending the Religious Exemption to Vaccination. Mandatory vaccination laws that violate human rights are the tip of the spear of the political assault on cultural values and beliefs in America, including freedom of conscience and religious belief
Without a doubt, organic produce is the superior choice compared to GMO and other conventional varieties, but do organic meats share the same benefits? The answer may surprise you.
“Man Made Epidemic” Documentary Available Online The "banned" documentary that features three vaccine safety whistle blowers is now available online!
No single herb threatens the pharmaceutical industry's global monopoly as much as turmeric. Here's why...
What prevents successes in mice from becoming human cures and treatments? The reason is largely a simple one, as we showed when we recently analyzed the reputed contributions of mouse experiments to human type 2 diabetes research
Politicians, the tourism and real estate industries, and even environmental groups are loathe to admit it, but near shore Algal Blooms and Red Tide are the result of land-based, man made pollution.
Numerous studies have shown the negative health effects of drinking soda on your waistline and your teeth. Drinking soda however, has far more serious health risks than many of us may realize.
“The most basic of all human rights is the ability to have control over your own body and be able to exercise informed consent when making medical decisions that can harm you or your child.” -Rob Schneider
An exciting new study reveals that Hibiscus tea may be far more powerful than pharmaceuticals in combating deadly flu viruses.
We trust major healthcare organizations to hold our well-being in the highest regard, but with bogus claims of epidemics becoming commonplace, it's clear that their real interest is in the dollar as usual.