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“alternative medicine”

Mar 20, 2015 11:29 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Attorneys General from several states have launched a crackdown on unregulated herbal supplements.
Jan 28, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The manufacturer of a coffee bean extract promoted on 'The Dr. Oz' show has been fined $9 million for false claims and deceptive practices. Continue reading →
Dec 22, 2014 06:41 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A survey of medical advice offered on TV talk shows finds that much of the information is not based in science. Continue reading →
Aug 1, 2014 05:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
As doctors work to stem an epidemic of the deadly Ebola virus, rumor and folklore help spread the disease. Continue reading →
Jul 17, 2014 04:50 AM ET
From cinnamon to thyme to rosemary, some of your favorite spices could offer more to your day than just a nice bit of flavor.
Jun 30, 2014 06:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Dirty needles and other carelessness can spread serious diseases among acupuncture patients.
May 29, 2014 11:16 AM ET
A safer, more natural way to find relief from period cramps? Can it be true? Tara has the details on how thyme oil may be the ticket.
Mar 11, 2014 07:56 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A health fad called "oil pulling" has gone viral, in which people swish their mouths with oil for better health. Continue reading →
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