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How Nature Reduces Mental Illness Risk

Have you had your daily dose of trees, flowers and shrubs? No, I donít mean in the form of herbal medicine. Iím referring to spending time communing with nature. Thanks to a new study published in the…


10 Reasons to Love the Herb St. John’s Wort

The popular herb St. Johnís Wort (Hypericum perforatum) often gets an eyebrow raise from the media, even in the face of whole volumes of research espousing its effectiveness for many health concerns. …


Natural Ways to Protect Yourself Against Growing Skin Cancer Rates

According to a statement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most serious form of skin cancer, known as melanoma, has more than doubled between 1982 and 2011. The CDC indicate…


Surprising Herb May Help Restless Leg Syndrome

When you think of the herb St. Johnís Wort you probably think of depression. But new research published in the medical journal Clinics found that you might also want to consider this herb to help with…


Consider This Before Taking St. John’s Wort

Due in large part to increasing health care costs and the unknown long-term effects of many popular medications, complementary and alternative medicine are growing in popularity. But there are some im…


6 Surprising (& Natural) Stress Relievers

Everyone gets stressed sometimes. Whether it be financial or personal, significant stress is an unfortunate aspect of modern living. But, too much stress can be a bad thing. Whether you have trouble s…


5 Common Drugs That May Be Making You Sicker

We've grown accustomed to taking pills when we feel bad--for headaches, insomnia, mild depression, indigestion, and the aches and pains of aging, to name a few common complaints. We're so used to auto…


Natural Supplements for Depression

Not so fast. Just because you've been diagnosed with depression doesn't mean you have to pop an antidepressant. You've got options, like an array of natural supplements.…


15 Natural Options for Depression

Everyone feels down at some point, usually as a reaction to difficult circumstances, but clinical depression goes far beyond that. In such cases a person experiences a prolonged sadness that is out of…


Study Offers Hope for Cancer

Scientists may have discovered hope for people suffering from brain and spinal tumors, in the form of an herb.† Researchers at the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Southern California f…


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