Healthcare Performance across the Nation: The Good, the Bad and the Stagnant

Commonwealth Fund rates states on access, quality, costs and outcomes

The results are in, and states’ healthcare systems received mixed performance reviews in a new Commonwealth Fund scorecard. Continue reading

15 Natural Remedies for the Treatment of Acid Reflux and Ulcers

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Acid reflux affects an estimated 50 percent of Americans. The hallmark symptom of acid reflux is “heartburn”—a burning sensation behind your breastbone that sometimes travels up your throat Continue reading

Herbal Medicine Saves Lives, Lifts Villages out of Poverty

Until recently, herbal medicine in Vietnam relied on finding wild medicinal herbs and importing traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) herbs from China. The latter added more expense for average Vietnamese, and quality control for Chinese imports has been lacking. Overharvesting wild herbs and medicinal trees has proven to be unsustainable, Continue reading

5 Powerful Antibiotics that don’t Require a Prescription

Hospital antibiotics have become one of the most over prescribed “medicines” today. As a result people have ruined their digestive systems, and ironically, have lowered their natural immunity to all types of infections in the future. Get rid if infections without the digestive destruction, with these five powerful natural antibiotics. Continue reading

Specialty Drug Use High among Exchange Enrollees

New enrollees who purchased coverage through state and federal marketplaces are more likely to use specialty medications, such as those used to treat HIV/AIDs and hepatitis C, than people enrolled in commercial health plans, Express Scripts research finds. Continue reading

Five Crucial Skills to Protect your Health in a World Overrun by Toxic Chemicals, dangerous Drugs and Medical Propaganda

You know why so many people suffer from preventable chronic disease in modern society? Because they don’t know how to protect themselves from a world that’s full of assaults against their health. Hour by hour, day by day, they are poisoned by toxic food ingredients, contaminants and additives. Continue reading

Cannabis Extract Fights ‘Incurable Form’ of Leukemia

A remarkable case report documents a 14-year old girl who, after 34-months of chemo, radiation and bone marrow transplant treatments, was given up for dead. Her family discovered research on cannabis extract, and before she died of a secondary complication of her original treatment, Continue reading

How Exercise Helps Strengthen Your Bones and Avoid Osteoporosis, Safely and Naturally

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Certain nutrients, including omega-3 fat, calcium, vitamin D, K2, and magnesium, are critical for strong bones. Your sodium to potassium ratio also plays an important role in maintaining your bone mass Continue reading

MERS Outbreak Hits 30% Death Rate as Pandemic Spreads in Saudi Arabia

The MERS outbreak sweeping through Saudi Arabia and Egypt has accelerated yet again with 26 new confirmed cases today. Infections have exploded by 73 percent in just one month, reports Reuters. Continue reading

Key Dietary Strategies to Protect Yourself from Alzheimer’s

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Your diet has major implications for your Alzheimer’s risk. Diets high in carbohydrates, and diets low in healthful fats, lead to Alzheimer’s disease Continue reading

Vermont Senate Approves GMO Labeling Law by Huge Majority

The Vermont Senate has given decisive approval to a measure that would require the labeling of foods that contain genetically modified ingredients, meaning the state could become the first one in the country to enact such a law. Continue reading

Near-Zero Levels of Arsenic Found to Significantly Impair Intelligence and Reasoning of U.S. Schoolchildren

As Natural News readers and fans already know, we’re hot on the trail pinpointing sources of heavy metals and understanding how they impair our physical and mental health. Now a groundbreaking study conducted in the United States on arsenic in drinking water has found something truly astounding: a mere 5 parts per billion (.005 ppm) of arsenic Continue reading

15 Natural Remedies for the Treatment of Acid Reflux and Ulcers

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Acid reflux affects an estimated 50 percent of Americans. The hallmark symptom of acid reflux is “heartburn”—a burning sensation behind your breastbone that sometimes travels up your throat Continue reading