Healthy Living

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Letter from the Editor

Hear from the editor-in-chief at about how we strive to "Make the people of the world healthier through the power of information."

Flu Shot History: Vaccines, Autism, and Paranoia

Flu vaccines and autism fears through the years. A timeline of events from pandemic to pseudoscience to Jenny McCarthy and celebrity paranoia.

Video – Epilepsy: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Learn about causes of epilepsy, emergency procedures, and how medication can help control symptoms

The African Wild Potato

As a medicine, South Africans have used the African wild potato to treat a range of ailments. As a charm, it’s said to ward off storms and nightmares.

The Health Potential of Yucca

Yucca was used by the Native Americans. It can be cooked like a potato, or used in soap and shampoo. It is also used to to treat arthritis and more.

Cactus Cooking: 3 Prickly Pear Recipes

Prickly pear cactus has been a staple in Mexican and Central American cooking for thousands of years. It’s gaining popularity as healthy food.