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A simple way to improve your vision

February 23, 2013

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New research shows that eyesight markedly improves when people are experimentally induced to believe that they can see very well. Their new beliefs actually increased visual clarity rather than simply increasing alertness. According to research by Harvard University psychologist Ellen Langer and colleagues, it really is possible to improve your vision simply by changing your […]

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Thyme — herb or medicine?

February 23, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — A member of the labiatae, or mint family, thyme is an herb that comes in many varieties and is native to the Mediterranean basin. There is only one genus of the plant (thymus vulgaris), but depending on the region in which it grows, the composition of the oil distilled from […]

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Is dirty electricity the culprit?

February 22, 2013

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by Betsy Timmerman —  Common symptoms that define fibromyalgia are feeling unrefreshed after sleep and cognitive dysfunction, including impaired memory or concentration and persistent muscle pain. These symptoms are the same ones that people with electrical hypersensitivity experience. Could dirty electricity be magnifying or triggering the symptoms of fibromyalgia? Recent evidence points more conclusively to […]

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Eat, drink and stay healthy during the holidays

February 22, 2013

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by Paula Owens —  The holiday season is upon us. Our schedules are filled with shopping, holiday parties, relatives, food and spirits, and obligations. Socializing during the holidays can be stressful and challenging for some people, especially if friends and family are not as health conscious as you. The abundance of treats and homemade goodies […]

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How green can you glow?

February 21, 2013

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by Nonnie Knight and Lacey Grace —  A green girl has got to know a few tips and tricks about beauty care and damage prevention during the frostbitten months to come. In order to have natural radiance, you need to think internally first. How green can you glow during this holiday season? Sometimes you need […]

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Children and the ADHD diagnosis

February 21, 2013

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel —  If your child lacks focus, is unable to complete his or her school assignments or will not sit still, you may feel frustrated enough to seek medical advice. If you are like millions of parents, your child may then be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD.) An estimated 5.4 […]

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Digestion: GERD is a very common problem

February 20, 2013

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by Dr. Mona Morstein —  Last year, Pharmacy Times published a list of the top-selling pharmacy drugs for 2010, and Nexium®, a proton-pump inhibitor used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD), or heartburn, was in the number two spot. The sales of Nexium brought in more than 6 billion dollars to AstraZeneca, the pharmaceutical company […]

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Feng shui for the living room

February 20, 2013

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by Louis Audet —  The best location for a living room is in the front of the home and in view from the front door and foyer. Since it is one of the first rooms seen upon entering, the look and feel should be one of beauty and prosperity. As such, it sets the tone, […]

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Boost the immune system with beta glucan

February 19, 2013

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by Debbie Williams —  Do you ever get the feeling you have been duped by the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and traditional medical industries? You may be a member of the growing group that is questioning and asking, “Do I really need to take that drug or is there something natural that does not have side […]

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Using ozone for healing

February 19, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Either by firsthand experience or through the grapevine, you may be familiar with Prolozone, a remarkable, natural treatment that can permanently treat most joint pain and degenerative joint disease. If you have done any research on Prolozone, the name Frank Shallenberger, M.D., may sound familiar. He pioneered the treatment and […]

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Gentian for a positive outlook

February 18, 2013

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by Linda Crider —  When Dr. Edward Bach put his 38 flower essence healing system together, he included the Gentian plant as one of what he called the “happy fellows of the plant world.” If it were possible to get a dose of encouragement from a bottle, taking Gentian would be the way to do […]

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How to remove kitchen odors

February 18, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — If you have to clean something that has a strong odor, put a bit of Vick’s® VapoRub® under your nose (not inside the nostrils). You will not smell anything else, and its menthol scent will also keep your sinuses clear. Following are some cleaning hints to help you in the […]

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Prolotherapy and joint hypermobility

February 17, 2013

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Hypermobile joints are sometimes referred to as loose joints, and those who have them are labeled “double jointed.” Hypermobility of a joint can be entertaining when we see nimble performers at Cirque Du Soleil contort their bodies in strange and awkward ways. However, for some individuals, hypermobility is a […]

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