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Chicago ShoppingLet’s face it: when it comes to going green, a lot of us are, well, a little green—especially with regards to shopping. Manufacturers say one thing, but oftentimes they do another. “The abundance of green-washing is tragic,” says...
Premium Health News ServiceImagine you have a choice between two medications. One is advertised as "natural," while the other is a conventional pharmaceutical. Would you prefer one to the other, or would you be indifferent? What if you learned that the two substances are chemically...
Of the countless painful decisions surrounding a loved one's end-of-life care, among the trickiest is how to provide physical comfort in a way that also provides a dignified ending. "For end of life, the opioids are very important for pain management,...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.Things seemed simpler this year at the enormous annual trade show for the natural products industry. There was a bit of a back-to-the-old-days vibe among the thousands of things to eat or drink, to use to clean your person or your house, to improve your...
One of the stands of lemon grass in the middle of the Vermont Square Community Garden is in full flower now, a somewhat unusual occurrence. It’s not a particularly attractive phase for the plants, which look like overgrown weeds on their last legs....
Tags: Drugs and Medicines, Lemons, Malaysia, Southeast Asia
Oscar Pistorius' representatives named the substance found in his bedroom after the shooting death of his girlfriend as Testis compositum on Wednesday and said it is an herbal remedy used “in aid of muscle recovery.” A product called...
HealthPerhaps you're a sports fan. Maybe just even a casual observer. You might have heard of Ray Lewis, the star linebacker of the Baltimore Ravens, who will be playing in the Super Bowl this weekend. You may have heard how he made an amazing recovery from a...
PRETORIA, South Africa -- In a bizarre twist to a closely watched court case, South African media Thursday reported that the lead police detective in charge of the Oscar Pistorius murder investigation is himself facing seven counts of attempted murder....
Tags: Murder, Shootings, South Africa, Oscar Pistorius, Prosecution
PRETORIA, South Africa -- Prosecutors on Wednesday unveiled what seemed to be damning testimony against double-amputee Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, accused of murder in the death of his girlfriend: One witness, they said, heard noises that sounded...
Tags: Shootings, Lawyers, Prosecution, Reeva Steenkamp, France
L.A. NOWMonterey Park police Thursday released an image of a second suspect in a string of recent robberies at traditional Chinese medicine stores. The picture, pulled from a security camera on a Garvey Avenue storefront, depicts a man pacing in front......
Daily American Staff WriterMagazine pages became living exhibits at Seven Springs this weekend with the Mother Earth News Fair centered around sustainable living. "We thought, 'What would happen if we took our content and brought some of the developers that deliver that...
In the Long Beach community of Carmelitos, Richie Huang’s gardener father has positioned little protective paper hats over the ripening bitter melon. Even though this is a sun-loving tropical vine that grows like a vigorous cucumber and is a...
Tags: Drugs and Medicines, India, Brazil
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