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Nature’s Toolbox

About one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, yet the disease can be warded off using holistic approaches that establish a healthy gut and robust immune system.

Sanjay Gupta on ‘Chasing Life’

On his fact-finding, immersive tour of six healthy, happy countries, CNN’s chief medical correspondent discovered the secrets of ancient traditions and modern practices that lead to a healthy and meaningful life.

Medicinal Mushrooms

Reishi, lion’s mane, cordyceps and other types of mushrooms have powerful compounds that protect cognition, boost immunity and lower stress – and that’s just for starters.

Pre-Wired for the Future

Imagine, if you can, pedestrian- and transit-friendly cities with new homes pre-wired for electric vehicles and office buildings planned without parking spaces. It’s already happening.

Brain-Savers

Despite the growing prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease, no drug cures exist–but experts believe more than a third of cases can be prevented with lifestyle changes that also may help delay or reverse its progression.

Fatherhood's Pain and Glory

To father a son consciously, a man must first admit to the pain and hunger he experienced as a child through his own father’s failings.

Nontoxic Lawn Care

Many pet owners know that applying chemical pesticides and fertilizers to lawns can harm their pets, but some “natural” alternatives like vinegar and cocoa mulch can also hurt them.

Gardening for Kids

Give kids a patch of dirt and a trowel, and they’ll not only have fun but can find a fresh new appetite for fruit and vegetables.

Toxic Legacy

Women in growing numbers are joining together to deal with the long-term, serious health threats posed by saline and silicone implants.

Plants Talk

Plants may not be raising an audible ruckus, but scientists are finding they communicate silently with each other through smells, hearing and underground networks.