Alternative Health

The Science of Laughter

What is laughter, after all?(Caroline, CC BY)
What is laughter, after all?(Caroline, CC BY)

Laughter is a part of our basic human nature. By embracing laughter, you give yourself permission to relax and look at life with a more...




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    Healthy Ice Blended Mocha Java (Recipe)

    Here’s a perfect drink to beat the summer heat and the 4 o’clock slump in one shot! This recipe delivers a healthy alternative to coffee shop... Read more

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    Soothe ADD/ADHD Symptoms Naturally With Some Ayurveda Tips

    By Natural News, Healing the Body Often only associated with children, attention-deficit disorder (ADD) and its cousin, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), are both surprisingly common... Read more

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    5 Drug-Free Ways to Control High Blood Pressure

    We do know that high blood pressure can cause heart disease. But it does not stop there. This silent killer has been liked to serious... Read more

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    5 Natural Antibiotics that Fight Illness and Promote Health

    By Natural News, Healing the Body There are many herbs and foods that can treat and prevent a wide variety of illnesses and diseases. Many... Read more

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    Ginger Found to Reduce Premenstrual Pain and Mood Symptoms

    New research has confirmed other findings that ginger root (Zingiber officinale) can relieve premenstrual pain and associated symptoms, without some of the side effects associated... Read more

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    Rosemary, Oregano and Marjoram Extracts Fight Type 2 Diabetes

    By Jonathan Benson, contributing writer to Natural News Culinary herbs are generally recognized for the unique flavors that they add to food. But new research published... Read more

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    Eating Your Way to Better Dental Health

    When his baby daughter developed tooth cavities, Ramiel Nagel was shocked. How could this happen when, as a health-conscious individual, he had given her the... Read more

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    Natural Treatments for Ebola Virus Exist, Research Suggests

    Coffee, fermented soy, homeopathic spider venom and vitamin C, may all hold promise as anti-Ebola virus therapies, despite the common belief that nothing can stop... Read more

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    The Ancient Japanese Shrine Dedicated to Curing Hemorrhoids

    Japan is known for having its fair share of unique and unusual ancient shrines and associated festivals. The Japanese call them “kisai” (“strange festivals”). Within this... Read more

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    DIY: Homemade Natural Sunscreen

    Nobody wants a sunburn. At least I don’t think they do. Let’s go on the assumption that they don’t and that nobody wants to rub... Read more

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    5 Fabulous Anti-Inflammatory Foods

    These Fab Five Foods are Anti-inflammatory, Help Pain and Arthritis:   Ginger (Shutterstock*) 1. Ginger is a natural anti- inflammatory and can be used as... Read more

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    Acupuncture Relieves Hot Flashes – so do These 6 Other Natural Remedies

    By David Gutierrez, contributing writer to Natural News Acupuncture reduces the frequency and severity of hot flashes, according to a meta-analysis published in the journal Menopause... Read more

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    10 Natural Substances That Could Help Cure Type 1 Diabetes

    Could the long-sought after cure for type 1 diabetes be as close as your kitchen cupboard? An accumulating body of scientific research appears to point... Read more

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    Mangosteen Fruit Shown to Kill Breast Cancer Cells Without Causing Harm

    By Ethan A. Huff, contributing writer to Natural News A tropical fruit native to Southeast Asia has been shown in a new study to protect... Read more

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    Amputees Tortured by Phantom Pain, Mirror Man Helps

    Phantom pain, experienced in missing limbs, tortures amputees and puzzles scientists. Srinath Perur cycles round Cambodia with a man who treats it with mirrors. One... Read more

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    Autoimmunity, Inflammation and the Be Well Cleanse

    Over the past year, we have been working with a patient Megan McGrane who was suffering from autoimmune disorders and inflammation. By changing her diet... Read more


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