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Letter from Publisher

As I write you for the final issue of 2016, it’s an unbelievably warm November day forecast to be in the 70s. Not what we’d expect exactly one week ahead of Thanksgiving in Chicago. But then again, the Cubs won the World Series this year, so who knows. 2016 has been an emotional roller coaster for the world that’s to be continued in the new year—socially, politically and environmentally; and now the holidays are upon us.

Natural Awakenings CHicago Features

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Heal Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

Practical Ways to Regain Vitality
When enervating schedules and obligations sideline healthy habits, our adrenal glands can stop functioning efficiently, zapping our mojo.

Fetch, Stretch, Dance

Make Your Dog an Exercise Buddy
Instead of just walking the family dog, there are vigorous, heart-pumping ways to work out with a furry friend, even in inclement weather.

Live as Your Heart Lives

Our deepest wisdom and bravest truths reside in our heart rather than our mind.

Loving Large

Scientists Say We’re All Connected
Emerging scientific findings reveal what sages have long taught: Our core nature is love, and love is the organizing principle of the whole cosmos.

Natural Awakenings Chicago Spotlights

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Evanston Eye Wellness

Helps Patients See and Feel Better
When Dr. Deana LaBrosse opened Evanston Eye Wellness, in Evanston, last March 2016, she wanted to have a space where she could incorporate natural and holistic treatments with traditional optometry practices. Her office provides comprehensive eye care, medical eye care and contact lens services, with a focus on dry eye treatment and preventive health.

Naturopathic Medicine Focuses on the Underlying Causes of Illness

With its focus on integrative medical services and natural modalities, many people are turning to naturopathic medicine as a complement to traditional Western medicine. Since 2011, Dr. Katherine Chavez has been the naturopath on staff at the Raby Institute for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern, in Chicago, which is a leading provider in the area for integrative health services.

Raby Institute

Focuses on Person-Centered Holistic Care
As a leading provider for integrative health services in a nurturing and empowering environment, The Raby Institute for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern, in Chicago, combines the best of Western medicine with holistic healing approaches to create a system of health and wellness that honors the whole person.

The Neuroscience Center

Specializes in Treatment-Resistant Disorders
A visit to TNC will begin with an extensive clinical interview, followed by a comprehensive evaluation that often starts with a Brain SPECT functional imaging, a non-invasive procedure that allows a physician to identify if the brain is optimally functioning, different than an MRI or other structural imaging process.

ARC Physical Therapy

Keeping Chicago On the Move
As licensed physical therapists, Kevin Cronin, founder and president of ARC Physical Therapy, along with co-owner John Christiansen, help their patients achieve a higher quality of life by staying on top of new developments in their field. They specialize in Fascial Counterstrain, a cutting-edge technique developed and fine-tuned within the last decade that focuses on fascia—the connective web of tissue that runs throughout the body and covers nerves, veins and organs—and its effect on body motion.

Cool Down the Sensors and Eliminate Pain

We have all experienced the aches and pain that come from leading active lives. Joint and muscle pain, arthritis, strains and bruises are things we all live with.

Clean Water for a Healthier Body

Karol Dolega’s fascination with clean drinking water started with his desire to maximize his own hydration. As a world record-holding marathon runner, Dolega wanted to get the most benefit out of the water he was drinking to improve his performance.

Considering a Mediated Divorce Settlement

Divorce stories are much like war stories, only funnier—when it involves our neighbors instead of us and our soon-to-be ex.

Raby Institute Debuts

Integrative Aesthetics Program for Customized Skin Rejuvenation Treatments

Enlightened Balance Chakra Spa is a Spiritual Oasis

Enlightened Balance Chakra Spa, in historic downtown Crystal Lake, is more than just a retail store or healing center. Owner Kim Grannemann describes the space as “a spiritual boutique that embraces all cultures. We are committed to continue to build a sense of community.”

Structural Integration for Better Alignment

Structural Integration is a form of bodywork that realigns, reeducates and rebalances the fascia and connective tissue of the body.

Sat Nam Yoga Studio is a Community for Healing and Growth

Karampal Kaur, Sat Nam Yoga Chicago co-founder, director, yoga teacher and meditation leader considers the staff, volunteers, students and clients as part of one big family. “Our mission is to encourage people to expand, to have their own authentic experience, to learn and laugh and do it all in a knowledgeable, soulful, supportive community,” she says.

Cancer Report

Natural Awakenings Chicago Contests

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Kudos

GreenTown Waukegan has met their goal of growing 2,000 pounds of healthy, fresh vegetables for the season.
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See More »Global Briefs

Ocean Watch

Sea Mammals Update

Bye-Bye Birdies

North American Species at High Risk

Good Move

Officials Urge Chinese to Cut Meat Consumption

Extinction Scenario

Humans an Endangered Species

Solar Sidewalk

Missouri Debuts Energy-Generating Pavers

Greening Planet

Satellites Reveal Unexpected Plant Growth
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See More »Health Briefs

A Cup of Peppermint Tea Boosts Alertness

Increases Attention and Improves Memory

Fracking Linked to Asthma Attacks

Living Close to Sites Increases Risk

Cranberries Reduce Urinary Tract Infections

Healthy Holiday Staple

Bright Lights Encourage Healthy Eating

Lighting the Way to Nutritious Food

Teens Hooked on Ear Buds Prone to Tinnitus

Ringing in Ears Linked to Headphones

Why Some Kids Grow Up with Fewer Allergies

Connection to Thumb Sucking
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