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Natural Supplements

Is Ginkgo Dangerous?

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 07.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

Many people have expressed concern to me following recent news stories about a government report on the safety of ginkgo biloba extract. I view the stories about this study as misleading.

Adaptogen Herbs: The Key to Longevity and Optimal Health

Dr. Bertrand Babinet, Ph.D., LAc. | Posted 02.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Bertrand Babinet, Ph.D., LAc.

Certain herbs called adaptogens are particularly helpful in restoring and maintaining positive homeostasis. This is due to their ability to help us adapt to change, in particular to the challenges associated with aging.

How Dietary Supplements Reduce Health Care Costs

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

New research has shown that spending pennies a day on a few key nutritional supplements can dramatically reduce sickness and chronic disease, and greatly decrease healthcare expenditures.

Why Don't Patients Take Their Meds?

Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD

A good chunk of those beautifully printed, fully legible prescriptions never make it to the drug store to be converted into actual pills.

Many "Natural" Supplements Are Contaminated

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Lead in ginkgo pills. Arsenic in herbals. Bugs in a baby's colic and teething syrup. Toxic metals and parasites are part of nature, and all of these h...