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What The Heck Is Frankincense?

Posted 12.25.2012 | Science

By: Douglas Main, Life's Little Mysteries Contributor Published: 12/25/2012 09:32 AM EST on LiveScience You've probably heard that Frankincense ...

Say Goodbye To Frankincense, Study Says

Posted 12.22.2011 | Green

Bad news for the three wise men: The future of frankincense production doesn't look promising. A study published in the Journal of Applied Ecology ...

Deck the Halls With Health

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 02.18.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

There's more to these plants than merely decking the halls on the holiday season. Some of them are among the more interesting and promising subjects of medical research.

'Tis The Season for Obligatory Giving

Laurenne Sala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Laurenne Sala

My boyfriend once gave me a watch for Christmas. I broke up with him. I hate watches. Boyfriends are supposed to know if their girlfriends are scared of time.

Herbal Holiday Traditions

Brigitte Mars | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brigitte Mars

Winter holidays bring traditions from at least half a dozen world cultures, blended over the centuries. Here are a few herbal allies that have a place in our homes this time of year.

Gift of the Magi: Being Present

Suzette Standring | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzette Standring

I fall prey to obligation, guilt, or the fear of appearing cheap or thoughtless. None of that is assuaged when I offer up potpourri. The cultural pressure to buy is deeply ingrained.