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Fish mucus shows promise as antibiotic, even against superbugs

After decades of antibiotic overuse, researchers are open to exploring new options. Continue reading

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Cannabis investor donates $9M to Harvard, MIT for marijuana research

A cannabis investor is giving Harvard and MIT, his alma maters, $9 million to study the health effects of marijuana. Continue reading

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Red yeast rice supplements likely damaged woman’s liver

Natural supplements may seem benign, but as highlighted in a new case report, that’s not always the case. Continue reading

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Missouri man dies days after falling ill during IV vitamin treatment, report says

A 64-year-old Missouri man died days after seeking a holistic treatment that involves an intravenous infusion of vitamins, raising the question of whether the therapy is safe for everyone, especially those with underlying conditions. Continue reading

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Drinking urine: Can it help?

Urine therapy is making a comeback from its centuries-old origins. Continue reading

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Marijuana use may boost sperm count, study claims

Wannabe dads now have high hopes. Continue reading

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Turmeric behind woman’s liver problems?

Turmeric supplements are popular these days, but for one woman in Arizona, taking a turmeric supplement may have triggered an uncommon liver problem, according to a new report of the case. Continue reading

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Poppy seeds: delicious bagel topping or dangerous narcotic?

On July 12, the Food and Drug Administration sent a warning letter to the owner of a website selling a product known as PoppySeed Wash. Continue reading

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Proponents of pot-infused coffee tout ‘medical and health’ benefits

Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound found in cannabis, has been a hot topic of debate among the medical community and proponents of alternative therapy who say it helps treat seizures, anxiety and pain, among other ailments. Continue reading

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UK relaxes health rules to allow cannabis-based medicines

The British government says doctors will now be able to legally prescribe cannabis-based medicines, following criticism over the denial of medical treatment to severely epileptic children. Continue reading

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Medical milestone: US OKs marijuana-based drug for seizures

U.S. health regulators have approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law. Continue reading

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

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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Acupuncture gives relief to cancer patients suffering insomnia

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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Parents face charge after giving teen marijuana to treat alleged seizures

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

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

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

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

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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How healthy is too healthy? EU warns about green tea supplements

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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Horseback riding may relieve combat vets’ PTSD symptoms

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

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