Brain Health

The Newest Frightening Epidemic: Digital Media Addiction—with Dr. Alan Blum

Dr. Alan Blum joins Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner to discuss digital-media addiction.


Scents That Really Can Improve Your Life

The right scents can improve everything from sex to sleep to alertness.


Get Your Body In Shape for Surgery—and Heal Faster. Six Tips from a Surgeon

Having surgery with general anesthetic is as hard as running a 5K race. Get your body in shape for surgery and heal faster and better.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Game-Changing Pain Relief with Oxygen (Ozone) Therapy

Oxygen (ozone) therapy provides faster healing from soft tissue and joint pain. Patients regain range of motion…walk with ease…and sleep solidly again.

Diet & Nutrition

The Truth About the Red Meat Study: Go Beyond the Headlines—with Dr. Neal Barnard

Dr. Neal Barnard responds to the recent study published in Annals of Internal Medicine that claimed red meat caused fewer health problems than previously believed.

Bone Health

The Truth About Cementing Spinal Fractures

Research no longer backs two common procedures as first-line treatments for painful vertebral compression fractures due to osteoporosis. What’s better…

Nature Doc's Patient Diary

A Natural Medicine Advocate at the Hospital Emergency Department

When James went to the hospital for chest pain and shortness of breath, he wanted a natural medicine advocate to guard and guide him.


Food Addiction Is Real

If you can’t stop eating the wrong foods, you may have an addiction. Here are the red flags to watch for—and strategies to change your behavior…

Diseases & Conditions

Beyond Allergies…the Dangers of Household Dust—and How to Protect Yourself

A new research project is studying the health threats of household dust. Learn the latest findings and the best ways to keep dust out of your home…

Health Care Providers

Is Your Doctor Referring You to the Best Medical Specialist?

Doctors can be good resources for referrals to medical specialists, but they are not always be objective. What to watch out for…


Aspirin for Heart Health: For Many, the Risks Outweigh the Benefits

Aspirin therapy has long been used to prevent heart attack and stroke. Now, research shows the risks outweigh the benefits for many people. Read on…

Chronic Pain

Hidden Cause of Pain and Stiffness: Try the Fascia Fix for Relief

If you’ve got pain and stiffness that won’t go away, the culprit could be myofascial pain syndrome. How to get relief from this soft-tissue problem…

Brain Health

To Improve Your Memory, Declutter Your Brain

If you’ve always got appointments, errands and other things to remember, stop overworking your brain. Memory aids can help in unexpected ways…


This “Silent” Sleep Problem Stumps Even Some Doctors

Obstructive sleep apnea is the most widely recognized sleep disorder. But a lesser-known condition that robs your sleep can be hard to diagnose…

Death & Dying

Facing an “Impossible” Health-Care Decision? How to Get the Help You Need

When tough calls must be made for a loved one’s life-threatening ailment, here’s the key hospital resource that can guide you…