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Traditional Medicine

An Update from Nourish Interns in Guatemala

Nourish International | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact
Nourish International

The past week, we have been busy traveling and experiencing more of the culture here in Pana and in the towns around the lake.

Women Reclaim Cultural Knowledge in Northwestern Amazonia

Amazon Conservation Team | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Amazon Conservation Team

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpg This remote forest -- ringing with the sounds of frogs, monkeys and parrots --seemed surreal, as did my reason for visiting.

The Medicine Man and the Microchip

Amazon Conservation Team | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Amazon Conservation Team

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgWhen the milk we drink and the food we eat are laced with antibiotics, it is time to address this threat both to us and to future generations.

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.

The Split in Medicine

Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld

When we stay committed to helping each other and our belief systems are aligned, then we will solve the mechanisms and reunite why we do what we do with what we do to achieve our goals.

Curious Chemistry Of Traditional Treatment Gets New Explanation

| Sarah C. P. Williams | Posted 05.22.2012 | Science

Castor oil may have a bad rap among people who were force-fed spoonfuls as children, but it’s no myth that the tonic has health effects. Now, scient...

Medicine's Great Divide: The View From The Alternative Side

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

I might as well begin by being blunt. There is no love lost between the medicine I was taught in medical school and the kind I practice now, which use...

Growing Debate In SKorea Over Traditional Medicine

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Nam-soo has stuck needles into generals, actors, tycoons and at least one president for more than six decades as South ...

Male 'Virginity Test' Helps Free Three Men Accused Of Rape

AP | TRAN VAN MINH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HANOI, Vietnam — An acupuncturist who claims she can detect a man's virginity based on a small dot on the ear has become a minor celebrity in Vi...