Licorice has a rich and ancient history of use as a medicine, being rooted in Indian, Chinese, Greek and Egyptian traditions, alike. Technically a legume, related to beans and peas, its sweetness results from the presence of glycyrrhizin, a compound 30-50 times sweeter than sugar. This compound is what gave licorice its name, which derives from the Greek word γλυκύρριζα (glukurrhiza), meaning "sweet” (gluku) "root" (rrhiza)
Similar to the general public, nurses are increasingly refusing dangerous and often ineffective flu shots
Natural antiviral substances have been used for centuries to fight common infections, but interest has recently grown around elderberries, a purple berry long used for its cold and flu-reducing properties. Researchers believe elderberry’s antiviral properties may be valuable in the widespread prevention and treatment of influenza and other viral illnesses
The "Healthy People 2020" initiative's goal is vaccinating 90% of the nation's healthcare workers with the influenza vaccine by 2020. What does the science, law and evidence say about this vaccine?
Our nation is poised at a historic crossroads. Will we preserve the individual right to decline unwanted medical procedures, or will we descend into the tyranny of a medical police state?
The federal government and the CDC keep trying to push the Zika vaccine narrative onto us in an attempt to convince us that their role in our lives is not only beneficial, but necessary. Now, it looks like they want to use that narrative to grab even more power.
The microbiota of the digestive system plays a fundamental role in the function of the human immune response. Researchers found that the use of antibiotics, long known to disrupt the gut microbiome and increase inflammation in the body, may impact the effectiveness of vaccinations such as the flu vaccine
In the barrage of information you come across daily online, how do you know what's true and what's nothing more than hearsay, gossip or all-out lies?
Can you call yourself a feminist If you don't support a woman's right to make healthcare decisions for her child?
Over the years, a growing number of professionals have questioned whether or not childhood vaccinations could be responsible for the number of children being diagnosed with mental illness
The flu shot debate is always an emotional one. Supporters on both sides are convinced they are right and that anyone who decides otherwise is simply misinformed.
Mr. Kennedy is in very safe territory by reporting that the CDC has over 20 patents that create vast, undisclosed conflicts of interests in vaccine safety.
Not only are there serious questions about the efficacy of the flu vaccine, there is evidence to suggest that getting the vaccine every year may cause damage to the immune system.
The HELP Committee met yesterday to consider what is driving preventable disease outbreaks, but ignored evidence that infectious diseases routinely break out in highly vaccinated communities
Obstetricians and primary care physicians throughout the world will no-doubt be lauding the result of one publication, “Neonatal outcomes after influenza immunization during pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial,” which can be downloaded free at the time of this publication HERE, and the abstract can be viewed HERE. This study will be cited by doctors, advisory panels, and pharmaceutical drug reps. as they work to increase vaccination rates and sales using pregnant mothers as receptacles
The belief that flu vaccines are safe and effective is a tragically flawed and unacceptably dangerous one.
Fresh fetal tissue is "absolutely essential" for new vaccine research and development, scientist tells congressional hearing
A growing chorus of ordinary citizens and world-renowned medical and scientific experts is raising questions about matters ranging from the coronavirus's origins to the rationale for lockdowns
There are facts regarding the history of measles that almost never reach the light of day. Here are 14 things you may not have been told by public health officials, your doctor, or the media.
Are you looking for ways to ward off viruses so that you can stay healthy in these uncertain times? Mother Nature’s got your back with five of the most potent natural antivirals that can help keep viruses at bay
As more prominent vaccine advocacy organizations are pushing for greater mandatory vaccination laws, a BMJ article asks if these groups are really providing the public with independent information
Andrographis has the potential to replace a whole host of pharmaceutical drugs, and to improve autoimmune disorders, cancer, metabolic disease, and infection
The personal, lived experience many share does not add up to what they are being told is happening by mainstream media. None of it makes sense, but people are waking up to reality