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Know Your Ayurvedic Herbs - VIII by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpum): It is also known as Indian solanum and is particularly used for treatment of cough. Roots and seeds are used as an expectorant in asthma ... Read on »
Know Your Ayurvedic Herbs - VII by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Jambu (Eugenia jambolana): It is known as black plum in English. The fruit and seeds are used in the treatment of diabetes. The powder of its bark is used in controlling e ... Read on »
Public Health: Teach Children What it Means to Eat Right. by Dr Duncan DC Patient Expert Many of us were never taught what eating healthy is. Children learn their eating habits from their parents. It is a learned behavior. It is not a chore. It’s not yucky ... Read on »
Acupuncture Support for New Moms (Dads too!) by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Traditional Chinese medicine has a very clear and simple prescription for the postpartum period: the new mother should stay in bed for three months. I was aston ... Read on »
Getting the right dose of fish oil by OlwenAnderson Health Maven Fish oils are now widely used for easing problems like joint pain, skin rashes, depression and anxiety, and boosting cardiovascular health. But there’s a side to taking fish ... Read on »
How to Maximize Your Workouts by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine You work hard at staying in shape. You stick to your schedule. You try your best to scale all the obstacles preventing you from succeeding. You owe it to yourself then t ... Read on »
Wings for Life World Run for Spinal Cord Injury Research by passion4living Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook ONE DAY AT THE VERY SAME TIMEALL OVER THE WORLD 4TH MAY 2014 This is the first time I've ever heard of a global event so inspired to cure spinal cord injuries.  For me ... Read on »
How to Make the Maillard Reaction Work for You by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine If you’re like me, you think that the yummy brown crust on cooked meats is this side of heaven. I remember as a kid thinking that the end pieces on the roast my dad made ... Read on »
Why I Only Use Products That Do Not Test On Animals by JovankaCiares Did you know that 15 Billion animals are burned, tortured and operated on (with NO anesthesia) every year to test your cosmetics, cleaners and  perfumes. 15 BILLION! ... Read on »
Melanoma and early detection by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine The word cancer strikes fear in most people. Skin cancer or skin neoplasm are named after the type of cells from which they arise. Melanoma which originates from the pigmen ... Read on »