| Jul 19, 2011
Natural remedies have been known to ease any number of ailments for quite some time, and given the high price of health care, herbs are more relevant than ever. Treating yourself with home remedies is the easiest, least invasive and sometimes the most...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 2:26 PM
All those vague statements about his health that Steve Jobs put out in the last few years caused endless speculation, as the world tried to read into what could really be going on.
But now, with the biography Steve Jobs with Walter Isaacson, we know that...
| Dec 14, 2011
After a stressful day of seeing sick and sometimes dying patients, Dr. Aaron Michelfelder doesn't reach for a beer to decompress. Instead, this family medicine doctor at Loyola University Medical Center opts for acupuncture or self-hypnosis.
| Feb 20, 2012
Just in time for the Oscars, Dr Lindsey joined us live with some great tips on how to beat the bloat, smooth the waistline and boost energy. Dr Lindsey is a naturopathic doctor and celebrity nutritionist. He's known as one of the herbal medicine,...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:33 PM
1) The Connecticut Center for Health
For those of you looking for an alternative to Western medicine, the Connecticut Center for Health is the ideal spot to seek out a variety of non-western modalities including everything from herbal remedies and...
| Mar 9, 2012
Fresh off a year practicing medicine in Nepal, Grainne McKeown found her old habits weren't sitting well with her new worldview.
"Coming from a place where you might spend 50 cents for a meal — and a lot of people don't even have 50 cents —...
| Jul 30, 2007
| 4:22 PM
2007-07-30 14:00:50.0 Administrator2: Welcome Dr. Lue, and thanks for chatting with us!
2007-07-30 14:00:55.0 kjohnson: Hello, my name is Kathryn Johnson and I read the article and wanted to know why proton therapy was never mentioned as a treatment...
| Nov 4, 2009
All right, so I'm a few days late with this update on my medical marijuana adventures. In answer to readers, no, I was not too stoned to write about it earlier.
Nor was I under the influence when I proposed on Sunday to Jamie McCourt, who hopes to get...
| Nov 18, 2009
The physician was wearing high heels, a tight-fitting white lab coat and lots of gold jewelry, which is not quite what you expect to see when you visit a pot doctor. Nor do you expect to see a chandelier the size of a Christmas tree in a waiting room...
| Sep 9, 2008
NEWTON, PA -- Four high school students are recovering after taking an herbal supplement called "SNURF."
The students at a Philadelphia area high school had to be hospitalized after taking the pills. Police say the boys got the pills from one of their...
| Feb 9, 2009
Just like their parents, kids are taking herbal supplements including fish oil and ginseng, as well as participating in yoga classes, a sign of just how mainstream alternative medicine has become.
More than 1 in 9 children and teens try those remedies...
| Mar 3, 2010
How can you pick a safe herbal remedy? You have to know these facts:
"Natural" or "herbal" doesn't mean "safe." Many plants survive in nature by producing chemicals that either taste bad or are poisonous to their predators. Some can be poisonous to...