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Consistently eating the right foods can help treat the symptoms of arthritis. (Image:  Flickr /  CC0 120)

4 Foods That Help Prevent Arthritis

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints and is the main cause of disability in the U.S., according to the Arthritis Foundation. Some 54 million adults are diagnosed with arthritis, with osteoarthritis affecting approximately 31 million adults.  Even infants and children are…

When thinking about traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), one might assume China to be the biggest producer. However, the surprising truth is that China only accounts for 5 percent of the production of TCM. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Traditional Chinese Medicine Made in Japan

When thinking about traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), one might assume China to be the biggest producer. However, the surprising truth is that China only accounts for 5 percent of the production of TCM. Meanwhile, countries like Japan and South Korea…

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4 Foods That Help Prevent Arthritis

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints and is the main cause of disability in the U.S., according to the Arthritis Foundation. Some 54 million adults are diagnosed with arthritis, with osteoarthritis…

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Made in Japan

When thinking about traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), one might assume China to be the biggest producer. However, the surprising truth is that China only accounts for 5 percent of the…

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3 Melons That Protect Against Cancer

Cancer is a serious disease prevalent in modern society. Fortunately, good dietary habits can offer us some protection. In traditional Chinese medicine, the following three melons, when included in your…

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Medicinal Herb: Paris Polyphylla

Paris polyphylla is a herb that has long been regarded in traditional Chinese medicine as a great cure for fevers, burns, and for detoxification. In particular, it cures snakebites very…

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Antibiotics Are Proven Ineffective for Coughs

As more research is done regarding so-called non-traditional healthcare, doctors and scientists are rediscovering old treatments that are increasingly supplanting today’s standard treatments for a number of conditions.

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Standing Still for Too Long? Try Burdock

Burdock is ranked as one of the most prescribed herbs used by Western herbalists. It has a broad range of applications, but it is most specifically indicated for sciatica and stimulation…

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The Gift of the Niu Zhang Mushroom

One of the very precious gifts from God is the Antrodia camphorate, or stout camphor fungus. This mushroom only grows on Cinnamomum kanehirae (also known as Niu zhang (牛樟), a tree native…

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New Approach to Targeted Chemotherapy Delivery

A team of scientists has demonstrated a novel technique for the delivery of cancer treatment directly to tumor cells, through gold nanoparticles that can be remotely triggered to release chemotherapy…

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Was Halitosis Invented by Listerine?

Before I start, I am not saying Listerine invented bad breath — human mouths have stunk for millennia and there are ancient breath freshening solutions to prove it. The question is: Was halitosis invented…