Flight Socks Lauded

Research has revealed that wearing flight socks can reduce by 90% the risk of developing deep vein thrombosis, DVT, a potentially fatal condition that affects thousands of people every year.

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Omega-3 Has Real Scientific Backing, Researchers Conclude

A high dose of Omega-3 fatty acids apparently helped rescued miner McCloy recover.

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Ayurvedic Herbal Medicines Criticized

An article in Frontline, India's national magazine, argues that the efficacy and safety of Ayurvedic drugs, and especially those claiming to provide miraculous cures, need to be subjected to scientific scrutiny.

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Traditional (Herbal) Medicine Guidelines Proposed

The American Herbal Products Association, in conjunction with about a dozen other CAM organiations in a "Traditional Medicines Congress,"
is proposing new herbal and dietary supplement regulation.

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Lucid Dreaming: Flying Lessons I

I've written a lot in Future Medicine about spiritual healing and the need for psychological boundaries.

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Hands of Light

10 years after graduating from the Barbara Brennan School of Healing, I finally reclaimed my healership with a "7th-level seal" on Ooj.

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Indiana Midwife Prosecuted for Practicing Medicine Without a License

Prosecution of an Indiana midwife for practicing medicine without a license shows that criminal enforcement of medical licensing laws against practitioners continues.

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Embryos Conceived of Having Rights

Contributing to the debate concerning legal status of embryos, one researcher now conceptualizes the possibility of according "limited legal rights."

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Results of Prayer Study Suggestive

The "most scientifically rigorous investigation of whether prayer can heal illness," involving more than 1,800 patients, suggests that prayer either did not work, or worse, created complications.

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A Window on Hollywood - Casino Royale/James Bond 2006

It's been fun living near the James Bond set and hanging out with crew and cast on our sleepy Nassau beach.

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Jet Blue Into Alt Med

Jet Blue now offers a "health and wellness" sky service.

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Prayer Study Criticized

Recent Commentary in Science and Theology argues that studies of prayer as an "alternative health" modality are misguided.

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