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The same drug manufacturers that stand to profit immensely from the sale of Ebola vaccines say they require full legal immunity from any potential lawsuits that might arise when people are harmed by various adverse effects from these "emergency" drugs. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) CEO Andrew Witty told World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan that his [...]

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Gone are the days when we thought that our brains go to sleep with our bodies at night. We now know that the brain never sleeps (although it may, at times, take a rest during boring office meetings or anthropology lectures). We--if we're smart--spend one third of our lives asleep. For some, that seems like [...]

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Turmeric is the spice of the day--and with good reason. Traditionally used in Indian cuisine, this magnificent plant is known to protect the skin from ultraviolet rays; treat acne, depression, diabetes, cancer, and high blood pressure; and prevent neurodegenerative disease. It works better than any pharmaceutical because it's a natural food that the body can [...]

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Aging today has taken on a whole new meaning than it did a hundred years ago. People worry less about reaching their later life, thanks to medical advancement, now they worry about reaching those later years healthy and aging as little as possible. We all get old, it is the way of life and no [...]

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Does green tea have caffeine? The answer is yes. But before you snap your fingers and opt for a different beverage, let's cover the question more fully; there are nuances to green tea of which you may not be aware. Your typical green tea has between 24 and 45mg (milligrams per 8-ounce cup) of caffeine. [...]

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Sciatica is a painful condition which affects many people. The condition is highlighted by pain and numbness which radiates down the leg, often below the knee. According to the Harvard School of Medicine, nine out of ten cases of sciatica are due to a displacement of a disc in the lower back. [1] The sciatic [...]

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