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This Surprising Food Could be Interfering with Your Medication

Your breakfast could cause your medications to go from safe to harmful. Find out which drugs interact with this surprising breakfast food. It has been a pretty rough cold and flu season around here…

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Would You Swallow a Magnetic Pill?

Swallowing a pill is one thing. Getting its ingredients to where itís needed in the most efficient manner is quite another, especially for some time-release pills. This problem could be solved, say re…

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FDA Approves Pain-Killer Linked to Death

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the first generic version of Celebrex (celecoxib), a potent and potentially lethal pain-killer.† Celebrex was the lone survivor of the "bi…

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Forget Cannabis, The 3 Most Deadly Drugs Are Completely Legal

Regardless of where you stand on marijuana legalization, you have to admit: Marijuana is a fairly harmless drug in comparison to many other entirely legal drugs. While marijuana has 0 attributed death…

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Dangers of Statin Drugs

Sadly, a quarter of the U.S. population over age 45 takes statin drugs, the pharmaceutical industryís Number One money maker, largely due to relentless advertising, which a recent study found may be d…

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How to Talk with Your Kids About Sex

This week's episode of "Perfectly Imperfect Parents"†on The Chopra Well is all about how to talk with your kids about sex. Dr. Cara Natterson from the show shares her thoughts and tips. Number 1 pie…

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Has The Health Care Industry Lost Its Moral Compass?

Medicine is filled with good people doing the best they can to operate in a bad system. In my experience, most people in the health care industry are doing their jobs well. They just donít realize tha…

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Can Yoga Fight Addiction?

The latest episode of URBAN YOGIS on The Chopra Well features the story of a healer and recovering addict who discovered the path to recovery through yoga, meditation, and martial arts. Abdi was fif…

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Mexican Drought So Bad, Even Drug Trade Is Taking a Hit

Severe drought reduces illegal marijuana and opium planting in Northern Mexico. The drought afflicting the area is described as the worst in 70 years. World News Videos by NewsLook var nl_ra…

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How Rock Stars Are Helping People Find Hope

Join the Milkshake movement now and you could win a pair of TOMS shoes and a FEED bag! Sign up here for a chance to win. Hope. Sometimes it's a matter of life and death. For 5 days, in the sprin…

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Diet may "influence" mental health, but if you have a mental health condition and you need drugs to …