Alternative medicine

People wear face masks to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus as they walk past a billboard encouraging people to protect pangolins in Beijing, Wednesday, April 15, 2020. China reported several dozen new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, mostly from overseas. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
June 05, 2020 - 11:10 pm
BEIJING — China is ordering its highest level of protection for the armadillo-like pangolin as part of its crackdown on the wildlife trade following the global coronavirus pandemic. While the virus is believed to have originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, most scientists say it was most...
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A foreign reporter who was selected to cover the opening ceremony of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) walks by medical workers after receiving a coronavirus test, at a hotel in Beijing, Thursday, May 21, 2020. This year's version of China's biggest political meeting of the year will be unlike any other. Delayed from March because of the then-spiraling coronavirus outbreak, the decision to go ahead with the gathering signals a partial return to normalcy in the country where the pandemic first broke out. "Partial" being the operative word: The congress will be far from normal. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
May 20, 2020 - 11:34 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Japan approves lifting state of emergency in three...
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A man gets his bottle filled with a herbal extract believed to protect from COVID-19, in Antananarivo, Madagascar, Thursday, April 23, 2020, as school re-opened after being closed for a month due the coronavirus. Students have to drink the extract as schools resume classes where they now are seated one to a desk instead of two, for social distancing. (AP Photo/Alexander Joe)
April 28, 2020 - 5:23 am
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — As their high school reopened after being closed for a month due to the coronavirus, students in Madagascar's capital city were given face masks and a small bottle of an herbal extract they were told to drink to protect them from COVID-19. Many grimacing at its...
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In this March 13, 2020 photo, a worker fills orders for prescriptions in front of a cabinet of drawers containing ingredients for traditional Chinese medicine preparations at the Bo Ai Tang traditional Chinese medicine clinic in Beijing. With no approved drugs for the new coronavirus, some people are turning to alternative medicines, often with governments promoting them. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
April 16, 2020 - 10:02 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — With no approved drugs for the new coronavirus, some people are turning to alternative medicines, often with governments promoting them. This is most evident in India and China, densely populated countries with a deep history and tradition of touting such treatments, and where...
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FILE - This Aug. 2, 2018, file photo shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration building behind FDA logos at a bus stop on the agency's campus in Silver Spring, Md. U.S. regulators warned several companies to stop selling soaps, sprays and other concoctions with false claims that they can treat the new coronavirus or keep people from catching it. The warnings were emailed Friday, March 6, 2020, to companies based in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. and were announced Monday. Nearly all the targeted companies had complied by Monday morning, with mentions of the virus or products to treat it taken off their websites. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 09, 2020 - 5:20 pm
U.S. regulators warned seven companies to stop selling soaps, sprays and other concoctions with false claims that they can treat the new coronavirus or keep people from catching it. The warnings were emailed Friday to companies based in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. and were announced Monday...
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March 09, 2020 - 4:38 pm
U.S. regulators warned seven companies to stop selling soaps, sprays and other concoctions with false claims that they can treat the new coronavirus or keep people from catching it. The warnings were emailed Friday to companies based in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. and were announced Monday...
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June 26, 2019 - 12:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The owner of Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia has announced it will close in September due to what the company calls "continuing, unsustainable financial losses." Philadelphia Academic Health System said Wednesday that the 496-bed Level 1 trauma center will begin...
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Police vehicles are seen in the backside of RJR Maintenance and Management, a property management company, Monday, April 1, 2019, Mandan, N.D. Authorities say police responding to a medical call at the North Dakota business have found "several" bodies. The Mandan Police Department issued a three-sentence news release confirming that officers had found "several people who were deceased inside" the business in the city of about 22,000 just across the Missouri River west of Bismarck. (AP Photo/Blake Nicholson)
April 05, 2019 - 10:25 am
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — A chiropractor suspected of killing four people at a property management business in North Dakota is due in court. Forty-four-year-old Chad Isaak is jailed after his arrest Thursday on suspicion of killing the business owner and three employees in Mandan. Authorities say he shot...
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Edward Cook, widower of the late herbalist Adelma Grenier Simmons, poses Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in the gardens of the Caprilands herb farm in Coventry, Conn. Simmons, who died in 1997 at age 93, is credited with reintroducing and popularizing the use of herbs in American cooking. Cook, accused of failing to maintain the property, is fighting an eviction order. (AP Photo/Dave Collins)
January 04, 2019 - 5:17 pm
COVENTRY, Conn. (AP) — Since the death of famed herbalist Adelma Grenier Simmons, her Connecticut farm that once drew visitors by the busload has fallen into disrepair, with green tarps covering parts of the roof on the 18th century house and the perennial gardens overgrown. Her estate faults her...
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Edward Cook, widower of the late herbalist Adelma Grenier Simmons, poses Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in the gardens of the Caprilands herb farm in Coventry, Conn. Simmons, who died in 1997 at age 93, is credited with reintroducing and popularizing the use of herbs in American cooking. Cook, accused of failing to maintain the property, is fighting an eviction order. (AP Photo/Dave Collins)
January 04, 2019 - 2:56 pm
COVENTRY, Conn. (AP) — Since the death of famed herbalist Adelma Grenier Simmons, her Connecticut farm that once drew visitors by the busload has fallen into disrepair, with green tarps covering parts of the roof on the 18th century house and the perennial gardens overgrown. Her estate faults her...
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