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In the Brain, Broken Hearts Hurt Like Broken Bones

Maia Szalavitz TIME Sticks and stones may break your bones, but names can hurt just as much. Indeed, according to converging evidence reported in a new review in Current Directions in Psychological Science, physical and social pain are processed in … Continue reading

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Herbs: Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) – Special Note

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is a member of the Boraginaceae family with leaf and root parts being used for medicinal purposes (Terra, 1998). The plant has attracted some controversy due to published research that has found that long-term ingestion of comfrey root … Continue reading

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