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Floating Away Stress

Isolation Tanks Induce Deep Rest and Healing
Sensory isolation in a floatation tank is known for inducing deep relaxation with subsequent improved health.

Hypoallergenic

Dorm Room Wish List
Here is a wish list for allergy and asthma patients going off to prep school or college.

Incontinence is Not a Normal Part of Aging

The popular consensus regarding incontinence may be that it is just something that happens as we get older, but it is not a normal part of aging.

A Naturopathic Doctor’s Approach to Detoxification

Detoxification is a popular way for people to take an active role in their health. There are many great diets, supplements, treatments and programs that have been developed to guide us through what is a complicated and often misunderstood process.

Assessing Cancer Risk with Genetic Testing

A cancer diagnosis can be a frightful and devastating experience. According to the National Cancer Institute, 1,685,210 new cases of cancer were diagnosed in the U.S. in 2016, with the five most common being breast, lung, prostate, colon and rectum, and bladder.
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Chinese Medicine ‘Health Hacks’ for Aging Gracefully

We may save enough money to retire comfortably, but we don’t always invest in our health the same way.

The Secret To Healthy Aging is a Healthy Gut

Fighting Cancer with Chinese Medicine

Chinese Medicine (CM) fills gaps in cancer prevention and treatment with the safe use of herbs, bodywork and supplements, as well as mind-body techniques that are beneficial for more than just symptom relief.

American College of Physicians Recommends Massage and Acupuncture for Low Back Pain

In February, the American College of Physicians (ACP) issued new guidelines for treating low back pain that recommend massage, acupuncture and other non-pharmacologic treatments as the first treatments of choice.

A Natural Solution to Sleep Apnea

Many people believe sleep apnea is caused by a sagging soft pallet in the throat. According to Master Herbalist Steven Frank, it actually results from a diminishing signal from the brain to the diaphragm during the transition from semi-wakefulness into the next stage of lighter sleep.

New Progress in Cardiology Research

In a new Interheart study spanning 50 countries, doctors recommend that the most effective way to assess and improve a patient’s cardiovascular risk level is to use multi-marker screening panels, instead of a single, conventional lipid-only testing (compromised of total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides).
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Archive »Healing Ways

Choosing a Chiropractor

How to Find the Best One
Chiropractors today draw from more than 140 different techniques, which is why it’s important to find a practitioner with an approach that resonates with you.
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Archive »Natural Healing

Natural Ways to Cleanse Body & Mind

Take Toxins Out of Your Life
Because we encounter some 100 chemicals in everyday products we need an ongoing detox practice to boost our body’s own cleansing process.
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Archive »Wellness and Anti-Aging

Live Cancer-Free

Natural Ways to Prevent and Heal Cancer
Understanding cancer’s physiological and emotional roots gives us powerful tools to build a life free of the disease and related fears.
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Archive »Beauty and Skin Care

Holistic Dermatology

Inner Health, Radiant Skin
Food allergies and gut parasites can dull our complexion, but through switch-ups in diet and using holistic facial products, we can restore a healthy natural glow.
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Archive »Perfect Weight

Weight-Loss Saboteurs

Tackling Obesity’s Hidden Causes
If you’re among the many of us that can’t keep pounds off, the cause may lurk in an imbalance in gut bacteria, thyroid function, immune response or exercise method.
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Archive »Healthy Kids

How a Brain Grows

Five Ways to Aid Development
Try these scientifically backed tips, designed for parents and caregivers, to positively influence a child’s developing brain.
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Health Briefs

Resveratrol May Help Eye Health

Prevents Glaucoma, Cataracts and Macular Degeneration

Music Soothes Pain after Surgery

Listening to Tunes Eases Discomfort

Banning Trans Fats Lowers Heart Attacks

Prohibiting Ingredient Protects Cardiac Health

Walking Reduces Symptoms of Dementia

Improves Focus and Decision-Making

Women Live Longer When Surrounded by Greenery

Lowers Mortality Rate

Vitamin D plus Calcium Lowers Cancer Risk

Study Finds Reduced Rate in Postmenopausal Women