By the time the measles vaccine was patented in 1963 in the US, the mortality rate from measles was about 1 in 500,000. This is less than your risk of death from falling off furniture
If music breathes new life into old blood cells, play on!
Following a large study, surprise has coursed through the veins of the medical media that milk is not as good for you as once thought. But the less hyped impact of this large study reveals another, greater lesson: Pasteurized milk is harmful to our health while fermented dairy such as yogurt and cheese extends life and reduces cancer and heart disease.
Two leading pediatricians in India have published a critique of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) newly revised manual on the classification of Adverse Events Following Immunization
Are grab-n-go veggies your family’s weeknight meal-time saving grace? Recent studies suggest it’s time to rethink if the convenience is worth the toxic price you pay for pre-washed vegetables
One of the most common kitchen staples could prove to also be one of the most effective natural treatments for heart disease.
The idea of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) is great. The reality, though, not so much
Gone are the days where we don't look at the mind body connection. The more research that rolls out the more we see it as the ABSOLUTE connection needed to bridge the gap not only for treatment of, but also in prevention of the many diseases including chronic stress.
Our modern world is a difficult place to maintain a healthful balance. Ginger is, hands down, one of the most broadly therapeutic and familiar plant allies available to us to prevent and even reverse a wide range of ailments, with the science supporting its safety and efficacy one of the most robust.
Our medicalized approach to pain may be putting us in harms way. However, there are safe, natural approaches that can ease painful conditions.
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
Psoriasis is a serious skin condition affecting millions of people worldwide. Thanks to a recent study, turmeric, a spice prized by sufferers of chronic joint aches and pains, may become the go-to natural way to treat this irritating skin condition without risks posed by anti-inflammatory drugs
Modified Citrus Pectin is an important adjunct for patients with cancer and other inflammatory diseases, with close to 40 published peer reviewed papers demonstrating remarkable success
New research shows that treatment with this powerhouse combination restores euthyroid status in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. What’s more, you can easily obtain the therapeutic dosages from foods
Nutrient deficiencies can cause countless ailments and diseases. However, eating the proper foods and supplementing certain nutrients can reverse poor health and reduce your risk of illness.
It’s widely known that drinking cranberry juice is helpful for urinary tract infections, but have you ever wondered why this is so? Folk remedies are increasingly validated by science, and so it is that cranberries really are great for infections—and that’s the just the beginning of the storied benefits of this tart, little berry
Walnuts benefit your heart, brain, bones and more. Here's why you need to eat more of them
Far too many are still swooned by false promises from people with initials like "Dr." and "CEO" in front of their names.
In an American culture conducive to physical inactivity and nutritional-based disease, why aren't we moving more towards a nutrition, physical activity and stress reduction model?
Insulin resistance is a state, where cells cannot take properly sugar from blood to use it as an energy source. Cells become resistant to the action of insulin. It therefore takes more insulin to keep blood sugar in balance. People with insulin resistance syndrome will consequently have normal blood sugar levels but elevated insulin level
This adaptogenic, Ayurvedic herb has been used for thousands of years to rejuvenate and strengthen the body.
Folklore has always claimed an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Now we also know apples are fast-acting. Eating just one a day for a month can get you significant cardiovascular benefits.
Poor air quality from industrial activities and the recent wildfires is a looming health risk for us all. Here are evidence-based strategies for removing toxic compounds from your body and mitigating the health risks of air pollution.