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{FD} US health officials to target high-risk alternative remedies

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U.S. health officials plan to crack down on a growing number of unproven alternative remedies, focusing on those containing dangerous ingredients that have occasionally been linked to serious injury and death. Continue reading

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{FD} Mom claims cryotherapy left her with severe burns, permanent scarring

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A Westchester mom is suing Equinox and Nordic Cryotherapy, claiming a botched treatment in the freezing chamber left her with severe injuries from frostbite. Continue reading

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{FD} Vomiting illness linked to longtime, regular pot smoking

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The legalization of pot combined with more potent strains of marijuana appears to be increasing the number of cases of a rare ailment that causes regular bouts of vomiting. Continue reading

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{FD} Bodybuilding products sold online may be mislabeled or unsafe

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Many bodybuilding products sold online are mislabeled and contain unapproved drugs and other ingredients that may not be safe, a new study suggests. Continue reading

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{FD} FDA warns on ‘pot cures cancer’ claims

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Medical marijuana may help with several health conditions, but it’s certainly not a cure for cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Magic mushrooms’ might ease depression symptoms

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Psilocybin, the main ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” may soothe symptoms of depression, according to a very preliminary study. Continue reading

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{FD} The dangers of using ‘home remedies’ for serious illnesses

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Many people turn to home remedies to treat their cancer, colds, and autoimmune disorders, but some of these can cause more harm than good. Continue reading

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{FD} Ayahuasca may have potential to treat eating disorders, scientists claim

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Canadian scientists have discovered new evidence that linked ayahuasca, an ancient Amazonian hallucinogenic drink, to helping patients diagnosed with eating disorders. Continue reading

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{FD} Is essential oil vaping safe?

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Where there’s smoke, there’s fire—and where there are clouds of vegetable glycerin vapor, there are probably essential oil vaporizer pens. Continue reading

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{FD} Will acupuncture increase my chances of getting pregnant?

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The use of acupuncture has significantly increased over the past decade in women and couples with infertility who are trying to improve their chances for pregnancy. Continue reading

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{FD} Little evidence shows cannabis helps chronic pain or PTSD

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Even though pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are among the most common reasons people use medical marijuana in the U.S., there isn’t much proof cannabis works for either one of these conditions, two research reviews suggest. Continue reading

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