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Yemenis flip to herbal therapies as medication costs waft

Sanaa, Yemen – Mohammed Saif turned to herbal and faith-based treatments last year despite doctors warning they would not be safe, or even effective. The 40-year-old used to take anticholinergics to treat irritable bowel syndrome. But in a country ravaged by war, medical treatment had become nearly impossible for him to access. “I couldn’t afford to…