alternative medicine

Malaria-fighting soup?

It started out as a project for National Science Week at his children's British primary school -- a way malaria researcher Jake Baum could teach the kids the difference between a herbal remedy and true medicine.

Thailand approves medical marijuana

Thailand's interim parliament voted to allow the use of medical cannabis, one of the senators who worked on the bill told CNN on Tuesday. Recreational use of the drug remains illegal.

Health concerns drive voters to back several initiatives

Voters in 37 states had more than candidates to choose Tuesday. There were more than 150 statewide measures on ballots this midterm election, and several involved health-related issues such as taxes on feminine hygiene products, Medicaid expansion, abortion access and legalizing the recreational and medicinal use of marijuana. Based on the preliminary vote results, here's what some voters went for and what the