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{FD} British mother pleads for return of son’s seized cannabis oil

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British mother who says her son needs cannabis oil to prevent dangerous epileptic seizures is pleading with British officials to return the supply she recently obtained in Canada. Continue reading

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{FD} Acupuncture gives relief to cancer patients suffering insomnia

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Doctors may have uncovered a new holistic way to treat cancer survivors who suffer from severe insomnia, by using the ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture. Continue reading

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{FD} Parents face charge after giving teen marijuana to treat alleged seizures

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A Georgia family has been torn apart after authorities placed a 15-year-old teen in a group home following a tip from his therapist that his parents gave him marijuana in an effort to control his seizures. Continue reading

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{FD} Doc hawking MP3s as ‘cure-all’ for Ebola, depression may see medical license revoked

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The California medical board has flagged a homeopathic doctor who has been hawking 13-second soundwave clips as a “cure-all” for everything from Ebola to menstrual pains and even pet bladder infections. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘QLaser’ TV infomercial doc gets 12 years in prison for selling scam device

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A former dentist-turned convicted con-man and his two cohorts were sentenced to prison on Friday for their roles in a multi-million-dollar fraud case that primarily preyed on the elderly. Continue reading

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{FD} Canadian naturopath claims she gave gave 4-year-old boy saliva from rabid dog to cure behavioral problems

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Anke Zimmermann of Victoria, Canada, has come under fire after she claimed she gave a 4-year-old boy saliva from a rabid dog to treat his behavioral issues. Continue reading

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{FD} Canadian naturopath claims she gave 4-year-old boy saliva from rabid dog to cure behavioral problems

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Anke Zimmermann of Victoria, Canada, has come under fire after she claimed she gave a 4-year-old boy saliva from a rabid dog to treat his behavioral issues. Continue reading

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{FD} How healthy is too healthy? EU warns about green tea supplements

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Taking high doses of supplements containing green tea extracts may be associated with liver damage, according to new research from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Continue reading

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{FD} FDA orders recall of salmonella-tainted kratom products nationwide

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Various brands of kratom supplements have been linked to nearly 90 cases of salmonella across 35 states. Continue reading

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{FD} Horseback riding may relieve combat vets’ PTSD symptoms

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Therapeutic horseback riding may ease symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in combat veterans, a new study finds. Continue reading

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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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