Ideally, we would all give out healthy treats for the trick or treaters each year like fresh fruits, natural fruit 'leathers', natural licorice or small toys, tattoos, etc.
Realistically, kids like to get candy for Halloween. Since it's mainly women who buy, store and hand out all those 'fun sized' chocolate bars, they often fall into the sinkhole of overindulgence. Yes, I've been guilty of it too, although I have much more control than I did years ago.
Natural Medicine Talk is the most informative health forum that I've come across on the web. Since I joined this forum, I've been amazed with all the information presented here. Knowledge on the forum is abundant, and it's the best place for researching all things health related.
One aspect that separates NatMedTalk from the rest of the forums or groups out there is that, if there is information given that you don't quite understand, the members are more than happy to explain things...
Health forums, such as Natural Medicine Talk, are very inviting targets for spammers. Some people are paid just to get links 'out there', whether they're for products, services or website promotions. Many are from other countries outside of the United States.
Spamming can be done directly, or in a more sneaky way, indirectly. They post "leading" messages which forum members reply to, and once they're comfortable on the forum and 'trusted' by the other members posting on the...
Here are several snippets of some forum-related comments made by a few NatMedTalk members in past posts. Our community here is what makes NMT a quality health forum for both visitors and members alike.
Originally Posted by ozzie
...I would just like to say how pleased I am that I found such an informative forum on natural medicine, it has taught me so much already.
The gold standard for determining the efficacy of biomedical therapies is the detection of a significant difference between the therapeutic effects of an active pharmacological agent or procedure and a matched inert placebo in a randomized controlled trial.
Detecting this difference has become a challenge for medicine, especially for outcomes that are based
I have pine and spruce trees in my backyard, and every spring there's lots of chirping from the local birds. I love springtime and watching the birds, but unfortunately there's usually a baby bird that gets tossed from its nest and ends up in my yard. Sometimes my dogs will get to it before I even know it's there. Other times, I'm able to locate the nest, and with the help of my husband, we place the baby back in its nest, and hope for the best.