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This Amazonian tree frog's poison has become part of the latest super cleanse trend
Deep in the Peruvian Amazon lives a giant tree frog that is in high demand for its natural toxins, which people are using to poison themselves in a ceremony that has become the latest super clense trend. For hundreds of years, these frogs have been used by Amazonian tribes for their supposedly
China confirms detention of Taiwanese pro-democracy activist
China has confirmed it is holding a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist being investigated on suspicion of "pursuing activities harmful to national security," the latest detention in an ongoing crackdown on civil society
This Amazonian frog's toxins have become part of latest cleansing trend
Although there's no research to support the claims, the use of "kambo" has been said to have supposed magical healing powers.
Physicians call for drug abuse to be treated as 'chronic disease'
With drug overdoses causing tens of thousands of deaths every year in the U.S., physicians are calling for the crisis to be treated like a medical emergency. Today, the American College of Physicians (ACP) published a position paper arguing that action needs to be taken by the medical community and
Nigerian governor jailed for corruption on bail
A former Nigerian governor sentenced to five years' jail for corruption has been granted bail to seek medical care after just 20 days in prison
Indigenous Bolivians have some of the healthiest hearts
New research finds a group of indigenous people in the Bolivian Amazon has some of the healthiest hearts
When should you replace your medicines?
The first in a "GMA" series on expiration dates explores when you need to clean out your medicine cabinet.
How to guard against snow dangers to your health and home
As much of the Northeast braces for a blizzard that could dump a foot of snow in some areas, authorities are warning to take precautions against potential snow related dangers -- from roof collapses to heart attacks. Here are a few winter safety tips experts shared on "Good Morning America" today
How shoveling snow can cause heart attacks
ABC News' T.J. Holmes and Dr. Rahul Sharna discuss heart health and safety tips to remember when you are shoveling snow.
Daylight saving time is coming
Dr. Juan Rivera discusses ways to minimize any health effects from the change in time.