The People's Perspective on Medicine
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Acne (pimples)

How Aysa, an AI App, Helped a Mother with her Child’s Rash

Aysa, a new app for your tablet or smart phone, can help you determine what is wrong so you'll know whether you need to see the doctor.

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Alternative Health

Can Castor Oil Really Help Against Bruising?

Some home remedies date back thousands of years. Such is the case with castor oil. Readers keep coming up with new uses for this ancient plant.

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Bruises

Pedicure Preparation Soothed Sore Foot

Soaking an injured foot in vinegar and water reduced swelling, pain and bruising.

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Alternative Health

Castor Oil Helped Prevent Knee Surgery

Castor oil has been used for thousands of years. One woman shares her husband's success with this ancient remedy to ease knee pain. Will it work for you?

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Alternative Health

Castor Oil Prevents Scar

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