Immune System

It’s Time To Rethink Our View on Vaccination

Friday Nov 21 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

We need a wiser approach to vaccines, and parents need a better understanding of the benefits and risks. In the late 1950s, Polio—a contagious, ... more »

The One Food You Need to Eat to Avoid the Flu This Season

Wednesday Nov 19 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Studies show that shiitake mushrooms have powerful immune-boosting properties. We’ve officially entered the cold and flu season. You may have ... more »

Ebola Ground Zero—Should We Worry?

Friday Oct 17 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

We are no longer at a viral crossroads. Severe viral infections are threatening our health, now. A viral fire is blazing in Africa. Half of every one ... more »

Want to Prevent Cancer? Take a Walk in the Forest—Studies on “Forest Bathing”

Wednesday Jul 2 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Studies have found that forest bathing can help boost the immune system and reduce risk of heart disease. You’re eating right, exercising, and ... more »

5 Health Benefits of Sauerkraut—Including Helping to Prevent Cancer

Wednesday Jun 25 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Studies show that compounds in sauerkraut may help prevent cancer, boost immunity, and more. A one-cup serving of sauerkraut provides about a quarter ... more »

Treat the Cold & Flu with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Friday May 9 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

““I’ve found that it pays to learn a little Chinese wisdom to better handle respiratory viruses and boost your immunity.” Medical ... more »

The Incredible Superfood You’re Not Eating Enough Of

Tuesday Apr 29 2014 | by Emily Vencat

Get more spirulina in your diet to boost the immune system and ease allergy symptoms. It’s bright turquoise, it’s an algae, and it might be the ... more »

Your Health On Plastics: Endocrine Disruptors in Your Body & the Environment

Friday Mar 28 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Even if it says “BPA-free,” might your plastic containers contain hormone-altering phthalates? Endocrine disruptors are a class of ... more »

Don’t Get Sick This Winter—7 Fun Tips You May Not Have Tried

Wednesday Feb 19 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Listening to your favorite upbeat music 50 minutes a day may help you avoid the cold and flu this winter! You already know about washing your hands, ... more »

5 Ways to Increase White Blood Cell Count—Naturally

Monday Dec 30 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

If you’re suffering from a low white blood cell count, increasing your intake of garlic may help. A number of health conditions can cause the white ... more »

Natural Treatment Options for Psoriasis

Wednesday Dec 4 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

If you have psoriasis, you may want to take chondroiton supplements. The National Psoriasis Foundation states that psoriasis is the most prevalent ... more »

A Look Ahead at the 2013–2014 Flu Season

Friday Nov 22 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

What kind of flu do you need to watch out for this season? Influenza season is back. And so is the concern for the next pandemic. What’s ahead for ... more »