October 21, 2014



  • Lysine for Cold Sores?

    Lysine for Cold Sores?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    The herpes virus comes in more than one form. Herpes simplex 1 is almost always the culprit in cold sores or fever blisters that erupt around the mouth; Herpes simplex 2 is generally responsible for genital herpes. Can lysine supplements help?

  • Vaccine Phobia
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    Vaccine Phobia

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    There is absolutely no scientific support for the notion that vaccines cause autism. But all sorts of unfounded rumors about vaccines abound, especially on the Internet. Don't believe the hype.

  • Chicken Soup: Cold Comfort?

    Chicken Soup: Cold Comfort?

    by Edward Blonz, M.S., Ph.d.

    There’s nothing like chicken soup for a bad cold. Its hot vapors may clear nasal passages, and any fluid is helpful for cold symptoms. Having a relative make the soup might enhance the effect. But some scientists have sought a more precise explanation.