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Stop that cold or flu before it gets started

October 13, 2015

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Stop that cold or flu before it gets started by Elaine Haynik —  It is that time of year again — winter and the holidays approaching. Does that mean you must suffer with a bout of the flu, a cold or sinus infection? Realize that you can do something to prevent getting sick. So let […]

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Keeping the flu bug at bay

February 15, 2015

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Keep the flu bug at bay by Debbie Williams —  Every year we see the advertisements on TV; we see the signs in the stores to get your flu shot now. Some workplaces and schools are demanding people get vaccinated. A December 13, 2013, CBS Newswatch had an article titled, “Could you be fired for […]

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Avoiding flu and colds

December 22, 2013

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by Debbie Williams —  Advertisements are in full swing right now promoting flu shots and cold medicines. Our 24-year-old son texted me recently, asking if he should get his free flu shot at work. An emphatic “No!” was my answer. He is in fantastic health, exercises regularly and his immune system is operating the way […]

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A new point of view on the flu

December 21, 2013

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by Dr. Shawna Eischens —  Welcome to the season of the dreaded flu, which is expected to be in full force by January/February. Before you run out and get your flu shot, read on to educate yourself so that you can make the best choices for you and your family. It is estimated that 5 […]

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The avian flu virus (bird flu) is real — the solutions are here

December 13, 2013

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by Dr. Howard Peiper —  The avian flu virus is a specific type of influenza that primarily affects birds, but recently has been reported to affect pigs, cats and humans. While rare in humans, the virus often causes serious disease or fatality when people do contract it. The virus that causes avian flu is a […]

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Elderberries make flu shots look ridiculous

November 18, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Elderberry is found growing wild in North America, Europe, northern Africa and western Asia, and has been used throughout history to deter the influenza virus. In fact, in 1995, an entire influenza epidemic was prevented in Panama utilizing an elderberry treatment. In 2005, researchers in London studied black elderberry and […]

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Colds and flu season

November 13, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  With flu season here, alternative treatments are your best options. Many conventional flu medicines are not effective in treating the flu and colds. The Centers for Disease Control released a study stating that the flu vaccine appears to be only 62 percent effective, and at what price? First of all, […]

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Does “back to school” have to mean sick days?

August 17, 2013

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by Debbie Williams —  The kids are heading back to school and you know what that means — germs, millions of them. With all the disinfectant wipes in retail stores and hand sanitizers in schools these days, you would think this would mean a reduction in germs and therefore less sick days for children and […]

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Preparing yourself for fall and winter

August 13, 2013

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by Steven Cooner —  For most of us, fall and winter mean potential colds, flu, arthritic conditions, asthma, allergies and changes in sleep patterns as we respond to Mother Nature’s climatic changes. Many of us simply wait for the symptoms of illness to present themselves, and then try to deal with these indications and pathogens […]

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Women and heart attack symptoms

June 7, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Heart disease is the number-one killer of women, but most women do not know the symptoms, which are not the same for both sexes. Women do not experience the classic symptoms that we associate with heart attacks. If you or someone you know has one or more of the following […]

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BodyTalk: the medicine of the future

April 10, 2013

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by Michael Davis and Jeff Goodman —  If you could contact the innate, inborn wisdom of your body, what would you ask it? Would you listen? BodyTalk provides just such an opportunity. Utilizing a neuromuscular biofeedback technique, the BodyTalk practitioner literally talks to the body, accessing its health priorities directly through the mind/body complex. Since […]

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The many uses of yarrow

April 7, 2013

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by Kiva Rose —  At 3 years of age, I learned the name of the prolific wildflower, yarrow. When I was 7 years old, a silver-haired Spanish grandmother from my city block showed me how to use its fresh green leaves to soothe my perpetually abraded knees and elbows. Years later, this truly versatile plant […]

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Biofeedback for painless feedback

March 26, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone — Hundreds of blood, urine, saliva and hair tests are available that can provide key answers in determining if and what malfunction your body is experiencing. While these tests can be essential in a diagnosis, all too often their results provide more questions than answers. Results vary depending on many factors […]

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