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Halloween Herbs for Year-Round Health

"Double, double toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble," chanted the witches of Shakespeare’s Macbeth as they added ingredients to their brew. While an eye of newt and tongue of frog may not …

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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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7 Powerful Natural Painkillers in Your Kitchen

Blueberries: Research shows that 1 cup of blueberries can ward off up to 60% of urinary tract infections. The secret weapon here is antioxidants, which kill the free radicals that inflame the digestiv…

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Will Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Work?

Over-the-counter medication that relieves your awful joint pain? Seems too good to be true. Find out how anti-inflammatory medications work.…

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Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

When you take an ibuprofen, your joints feel better. But what kind of pill is it, really? Is it safe to take so often? Get answers now.…

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Replacing Pain Killers With Hypnosis

By Ursula Sautter, Ode Magazine Alexis Makris, a 19-year-old hairdresser's apprentice from Stuttgart, Germany, is jogging along a sunny beach in Greece. He's not interested in the cold steel hook…

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Try a Holistic Approach to Back Pain

Q: My sister's doctor has told her it's OK to take Vicodin daily for her chronic back pain. Am I right to be concerned about this course of treatment? A: I once heard one of my colleagues describe …

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