Dr. Mark Wiley

Pin pricks and parmesan might save your heart

Your doctor may be doing all he can with the tools he’s been given. But besides giving up the worst offending lifestyle factors that make you a prime target, there are some surprising tools at your disposal to protect your heart.

Jenny Smiechowski

6 ways to age gracefully with acupuncture

If you’re a fan of acupuncture, you know that a few well-placed needles can do wonders for your health. Now it’s been shown to ease a lot of the uncomfortable symptoms of aging…

Dr. Mark Wiley

Acupuncture shows promise for Parkinson’s

Acupuncture is one ancient method that has caught the attention of the modern medical community. It’s several thousand years old and has helped millions of people with everything from sprained ankles to pregnancy to the flu. And science is showing it works…

Jenny Smiechowski

‘Stick it’ to hot flashes for real relief

Hormone replacement therapy increases your risk of breast, endometrial and ovarian cancers, as well as heart attack and stroke. So why risk it when mounds of research show there’s a safer alternative therapy?

Dr. Mark Wiley

Research says ancient pain remedy works best

Osteoarthritis is one of the painful conditions we face as we age. It is the most common form of arthritis and is marked by degeneration of the joints and surrounding tissues through years of wear and tear from too much or too strenuous physical movement.

Carl Lowe

Drug-free pain and anxiety relief

Researchers looking into how acupuncture works on the human body have had a hard time explaining how it affects emotions and the sensation of pain. But now scientists have evidence that it in fact works on the same biological pathways that drugs do — without the side effects.