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Feel Lost? Try Wilderness Therapy

Seth Adam Smith | Posted 05.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Seth Adam Smith

In 2006, my life was falling apart. I was addicted to painkillers, struggling with suicidal thoughts, and constantly fighting with my family and frien...

What Are the Best Natural Remedies to Treat Insomnia?

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Either you're afraid of side effects, or you just don't like that next-day foggy feeling that comes with some sleep aids. Here are eight alternative, natural remedies that might help.

It's Too Much! How to Handle Health Information Overload

Jovanka Ciares | Posted 09.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jovanka Ciares

You want to continue to learn and improve, but how do you manage this crazy amount of information coming your day from every direction? I'm not here to stress you out with too many options.

3 Natural Menopause Solutions

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Women have been searching for alternatives to HRT to manage menopause symptoms. Now research reports the following alternative therapies can help relieve menopausal symptoms.

Faith As Inoculation At Tokyo's Health Temples

Gail Nakada | Posted 04.27.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Koganji has been drawing hopeful health seekers to Sugamo since 1656. Believers come to pray to the powerful Togenuki Jizo statue.

An Amazing Alternative to Prescription Pills

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH I have a word for you: S-adenosylmethionine. A mouthful, I know. But maybe you've heard of it by its nicknam...

Learning to Exhale

Elizabeth McGuire | Posted 09.29.2012 | Parents
Elizabeth McGuire

How many times during those early years did I place my hand on a newborn's chest to feel if she was breathing? During all those years, how many times did I check to see how I was breathing?

Is Alternative Medicine Ready For Mainstream?

The Atlantic | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living

Is alternative medicine really ready to claim a place in the mainstream? And what does the popularity of alternative treatments tell us about the weak...

Drinking to your health

Maria Tirmizi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Tirmizi

ISLAMABAD: The white plastic drums immediately catch the eye in Jabri. They are in abundance; sold at makeshift stalls, lugged up the mountains on vil...

South African Plant Helps With Back Pain

nytimes.com | Anahad O'Connor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Devil's claw is a plant from South Africa named for the small hooks on its fruit. Known for its anti-inflammatory effects, it has been shown in recent...

Fibromyalgia: Alternative Therapy Looks Promising

nytimes.com | The New York Times | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

There are many new strategies -- especially in alternative medicine -- for dealing with fibromyalgia in a way that helps many patients live with the d...