Diseases & Conditions

COVID-19

Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD Saves Lives

A new study finds that pulmonary rehabilitation after hospitalization for COPD saves lives, but less than two percent of patients get this therapy.

COVID-19

COVID 9 Months Later: Risks, Tests, Treatments—Sarah Hiner Talks to Dr. Joseph Feuerstein

What do you need to know about the latest COVID waves? Deaths and hospitalizations are down even as cases bounce. Latest update on testing, vaccines and real risks.

Thyroid

Medications That Threaten Your Thyroid

The thyroid gland is affected by everyday drugs for heartburn, high blood pressure and more—as well as certain supplements. How to protect yourself…

Nature Doc's Patient Diary

Chronic Indigestion Relieved with Acupuncture

Chronic indigestion had no obvious cause—no ulcers or negative findings in the colonoscopy. But Traditional Chinese Medicine brought relief. Learn how.

STDs

New Microbiome Therapy Fights Recurrent Vaginal Infections

Bacterial vaginosis is a common, difficult-to-treat vaginal infection, but inserting healthy bacteria into the vagina may be a solution. Study details…

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

When Menopause Causes Arthritis…How to Ease the Pain and Get Back to Life

Occasional discomfort in hand joints progressed so that daily tasks—typing, cooking, carrying groceries—were painful. Here’s the way to relief.

Allergies

A Simple Pill Could Block Severe Allergic Reactions

If you’re allergic to certain drugs or food, anaphylaxis is a constant threat. Now, a new study shows that a medication to prevent this deadly reaction may be on the horizon.

Cardiovascular Disease

IVF Offers Clues to Future Health Problems

For women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF), the process may provide warnings of future heart problems and osteoporosis. New study details…

Blood Pressure

Positive Thinking Could Help Prevent a Stroke

Stroke sufferers who think positively about their health have lower blood pressure and reduced risk for a future stroke. New study details…

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Humans vs. Virus: Curing Hepatitis C

In the battle against COVID-19, we can find hope from another long-feared viral disease, hepatitis C. If you are at high risk, talk to your doctor about getting tested.

Infections

Mosquito-borne Illness: What You Need to Know Now

Mosquitoes are one of the deadliest creatures on the planet. Which diseases to worry most about and the best ways to ward off these bloodsuckers.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Improve with Mindfulness Meditation

Four weeks of mindfulness meditation reduced both emotional and cognitive symptoms associated with multiple sclerosis in a recent study.

Heart

Why Do I Need to Wear a Heart Monitor for So Long?

If you’re having palpitations or other unexplained heart symptoms, wearing a Holter monitor can help detect the cause. Here, details on the process…

Parkinsons Disease

Natural Therapies That Ease Parkinson’s Symptoms

Medication has long been a mainstay of treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Now we know essential oils and acupuncture can help ease symptoms naturally…

Respiratory

3 Signs of a Lung Emergency

The warning signs that respiratory illness has become serious can be subtle and easy to discount. Here’s what indicates you need emergency help.