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What are the risks of using castor oil to induce labor?
Using castor oil to induce labor is growing in popularity. In this article, learn about the risks, the research, and whether or not it actually works. (Medical News Today)

Does turmeric have anticancer properties?
People have discussed the potential health benefits of turmeric for thousands of years. A recent review assesses the evidence for its use against cancer. (Medical News Today)

What is the correct dosage of CBD?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is available in many different forms, including oils, tablets, and creams. The ideal dosages of CBD vary depending on its form and usage. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Best supplements for lowering blood pressure
Some people take dietary supplements to help reduce high blood pressure. Do these supplements work, and are they safe? Learn what the research says. (Medical News Today)

What are the benefits of cold and hot showers?
Cold showers and hot showers may have different effects on the body. In this article, learn about the potential benefits of each, as well as some risks. (Medical News Today)

How might bitter melon help treat cancer?
New research in mouse models suggests that a traditional Indian remedy, the bitter melon, may be effective against cancer. The study authors explain why. (Medical News Today)

Mindfulness could help us unlearn fear
Recent research adds to the evidence that mindfulness practice may enable us to eradicate unhelpful fears — and continue to keep them at bay. (Medical News Today)

What is the Dr. Sebi diet, and does it work?
The Dr. Sebi diet is a controversial, plant-based alkaline diet. This article investigates what it is, as well as the benefits and risks. (Medical News Today)

How to remove dead skin from the face
Exfoliating the skin on the face is a good way to remove dead skin cells. In this article, we look at various exfoliants and what to avoid so as not to damage the skin. (Medical News Today)

Mindfulness training may lower blood pressure
A recent study concludes that a specially designed mindfulness curriculum can significantly benefit individuals with high blood pressure. (Medical News Today)

How to reduce food waste
There are many ways people can reduce food waste, including properly storing food, freezing, pickling, and using food scraps in stocks and compost. Learn more. (Medical News Today)

What is a heavy metal detox?
Certain foods and medications can help remove excess heavy metals from the body. This article looks at the effectiveness, benefits, and risks of a heavy metal detox. (Medical News Today)

Keto diet: 1-week meal plan and tips
Keto diets are high in fat and protein. Read on for a week-long keto meal plan, information on the best foods to eat, and some diet tips. (Medical News Today)

Pressure points to help you fall asleep
Some people use acupressure to help ease insomnia and encourage sleep. Here, learn which pressure points may be effective and what the research says. (Medical News Today)

Can seborrheic dermatitis cause hair loss?
Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition that causes an itchy, flaky rash. Rarely, it causes temporary hair loss. Learn how, and what people can to do treat it, here. (Medical News Today)

Melatonin: Is it safe for babies?
Melatonin is a hormone in the body, and taking supplementary melatonin can help adults get to sleep. But is it safe for babies and kids? Find out here. (Medical News Today)

Can essential oils help lower hypertension?
Many people look for natural treatments, such as essential oils, for high blood pressure. Learn which of these oils may help and how to use them safely. (Medical News Today)

What are the benefits of NAC?
N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is an over-the-counter supplement that may help relieve or improve various medical issues. Here, learn more about the uses and risks. (Medical News Today)

What to know about CoQ10 and its dosage
CoQ10 is a natural chemical that carries out a many vital roles in the body. Some people may take supplements to correct a CoQ10 deficiency. (Medical News Today)

Do braces hurt? What to expect
People often wonder whether braces hurt. Here, we discuss the pain or discomfort that people may experience when getting and wearing braces. (Medical News Today)

Does toothpaste work on pimples?
Many people have tried using toothpaste on pimples, but this alternative treatment method is one to avoid. Learn why this is and what remedies to try instead. (Medical News Today)

Study outlines concerns around natural psychoactive substances
New evidence shows that the rate of exposure to natural psychoactive drugs in the United States has increased, putting adult and child health at risk. (Medical News Today)

What are the benefits of neem oil for the skin?
Neem oil contains natural compounds that may support skin health in various ways. Here learn more about the potential benefits and risks of neem on the skin. (Medical News Today)

How to treat female hair loss
Female hair loss happens for many reasons, including natural aging. We cover treatments for hair loss, tips for hair growth, and ways to cope with hair loss. (Medical News Today)

Everything you need to know about fluoride treatment
Fluoride treatment may offer benefits to those at risk of tooth decay. Natural health advocates, however, question the safety of fluoride. We look at the benefits and side effects of fluoride and fluoride treatment. (Medical News Today)

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