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Gluten-Free Living 101

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Are you ready to cut out gluten once and for all?  Although the task can seem daunting at first, it’s really quite manageable by making...


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    Easy Health Tip: Drink More

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    Ancient Chinese Lifestyle for Longevity

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    Acupuncture for Seasonal Allergies (Part 2)

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    Ancient Wisdom for Healthy Sleep (Part 2)

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    Ethics and Orange-Leaf Water

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    The Energetics of Foods for Health and Healing

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    Acupuncture for Seasonal Allergies

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    The Stress Connection: Abdominal Pain

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    Changing the Face of Aging

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    Take Good Care of Your Qi

    Qi is no longer a strange word to many in the West, thanks to people like Dr. David Eisenberg. His book, titled “Encounters With Qi,”... Read more

  • Chinese medicine works best for treating addictions when integrated into a comprehensive treatment plan. (studio_77-28/photos.com)

    Chinese Medicine for Addiction

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    Explaining Qi, Our Vital Energy

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    Natural Healing and Entrepreneurship

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    Massage for Injuries and Chronic Pain

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    Mugwort for Chronically Light Sleepers

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    Herbal Teas for Colds and Headaches

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    5 Health Benefits of Giving to Others

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    Can Gin-Soaked Raisins Relieve Arthritis? (Video)

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    20 Ways to Survive Pollen Season (Without Locking Yourself Indoors)

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    Linda came across a strange, sweet-smelling black salve said to cure cancer. An acquaintance had obtained it from an elderly woman whose family had placed... Read more

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    Foods That Fight Headaches (Video)

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    Can Licorice and Coconut Oil Prevent Cavities?

    I love that so much dental research in recent years has concentrated on less evasive, more preventative dental care. Since the early years of pulling... Read more

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    Breaking Bad Body Habits Online

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    The Power of Scent

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    How to Make Homemade Chemical-Free Deoderant

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    The Tibetan Healing Arts, Illustrated

    NEW YORK—Nowadays, art can sometimes seem so frivolous, such a function of fashion and commercialism, that to suggest that a society’s art could affect its... Read more

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    Is Your Lifestyle Detracting from Your Lifestyle?

    My life looks very different today than it did six years ago. Minimalism was the catalyst. It brought intentionality to my surroundings and my pursuits... Read more

  • Dubbed the "macrobiotic Coca Cola," this sweet vegetable broth made from cabbage, carrots, pumpkins, and yellow onions can help regulate blood sugar

    Home Remedy to Curb Sugar Cravings

    It’s mid-afternoon. You feel restless and struggle to focus on your work. You’re finding it difficult to resist the urge to reach for candies, chocolates,... Read more

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    Acupuncture for Seasonal Allergies (Part 2)

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    Forget Something? Ways to Strengthen Your Memory (Video)

    Misplacing keys and phones are the result of every day memory or cognitive lapses – the result of a failure in our working memory –... Read more

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    Running Tips for Beginners (Video)

    In this fitness video learn the best way to run so you make the most of your workout and don’t cramp up as easily. Running... Read more

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    WGNO’s Dr. Rachel explains everything you need to know about sunscreen.…... Read more

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    Natural Healing and Entrepreneurship

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    Glowing From Within

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    5 Tips for Glowing Skin

    “Your skin looks great!” The compliment we all love to hear. The reason we all appreciate that compliment so much is probably because our skin... Read more

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    Increased Awareness About Skin Cancer Needed for Minorities

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  • The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the the neck just above the collarbone. It secretes hormones that regulate many body functions including metabolism and cell growth. (Shutterstock*)

    Ask a Doctor: Underactive Thyroid

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    How to Feel a Natural Rush of Oxytocin (the ‘Love Hormone’)

    Sometimes the simplest way to drop the baditude and bring on the happiness can come through an everyday action. Certain actions activate oxytocin, aka the... Read more

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    Medical Treatments for Acne

    Although we know our inner beauty can shine no matter what our skin looks like, having acne or acne scars can be a heavy emotional... Read more

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    Learning The Language of Our Hearts

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    Just Look Around

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    Neuroscientists try to Measure the Benefits of Meditation

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    Prolonged bed rest in a hospital intensive care unit leaves many patients significantly weaker, causing lingering physical problems even two years after discharge, new research... Read more

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