By Dr. Mercola Heroin belongs to a class of drugs called opioids. All drugs in this class are chemically related, including street drugs and those prescribed by physicians. They affect chemical receptors in your nervous system to produce pleasurable sensations and reduce pain.1 Legal prescriptions include oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, fentanyl and many others.2 According […]
America Ferrera has been incredibly vocal about her political beliefs during this election. She’s written a letter denouncing Donald Trump, partnered with friend Amber Tamblyn to parody Trump on ‘Lip Sync Battle,’ spoke of her support for Clinton at the DNC and even designed a t-shirt with designer Rebecca Minkoff to encourage women to vote.
Opting for that skin cream or lipstick marked “organic” is a choice that should make you feel great, right? Sure, in theory — if only that label actually meant something.
By Dr. Mercola Birth control pills are the most popular form of contraception among U.S. women. They’re taken by 16 percent of this population, while just over 7 percent use long-acting reversible forms of contraception, such as a hormonal intrauterine device or implant. What these pills, devices and implants have in common is that they’re […]
Vetiver oil, also known as khus oil, is a lesser-known plant oil that offers a heavy, earthy fragrance, which is reminiscent of patchouli but with a touch of lemon. It is believed to be very grounding, calming and stabilizing, and provides a range of essential oil uses and benefits. Learn more about this herbal oil. […]
By Dr. Mercola Atrazine, which was approved for use in 1958, is the second most commonly used herbicide in the U.S. More than 73 million pounds of it are applied to golf courses, lawns and food crops each year.1 As just one example of its prevalence, as much as 80 percent of all the herbicides […]