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· August, 2015

Stories about Health from August, 2015

An Amazon Tribe's 500-Page Traditional-Medicine Encyclopaedia

  9 August 2015

The Matsés peoples of Brazil and Peru—have created a 500-page encyclopedia of their traditional medicine! http://t.co/4t9hh6KIQr — Moonching Wu (@SunMoonLake99) July 4, 2015 The Amazon Rainforest supports millions of plants that could be vital ingredients in still-undiscovered medications. For that reason, many pharmaceutical companies and even the US government are currently funding...

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