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Children cannot weight

August 16, 2012

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by Cary Bailen —  Children cannot “weight” — and neither can we. Although new initiatives and funds are being given to Public Health and other Arizona state agencies from federally funded grants, our schools are still suffering. Arizona schools keep our children for 7 to 10 hours a day, yet they are struggling to get […]

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Seasonal allergies: Treat the cause, not just the symptoms

August 16, 2012

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel —  Sneezing, sniffling, itchy eyes and scratchy throat — allergy season is here again. Seasonal allergies afflict millions of people and are often treated with antihistamine drugs, shots, creams and sprays. The conventional approach to seasonal allergy management may help to alleviate symptoms, but it does not address the real cause. […]

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Eating fresh

August 15, 2012

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by Jacque Miller —  The secret to eating fresh is to buy locally grown foods. Today, organic food has grown into a $14 billion business and is the fastest growing segment of the grocery industry. Many of our neighborhood grocery stores have sections in the produce department devoted to locally grown organic food. Farmers’ markets are […]

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What can fish oil do for you?

August 7, 2012

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by Dr. Denise Quance Grobe —  There are two main groups of essential fatty acids: omega-3 and omega-6. Proper cell function depends on a balanced intake of these fats. Even though our bodies cannot produce these fats, they are considered “essential,” as they are required for maintaining health. The most beneficial essential fatty acid is […]

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Subluxation from the birthing process

July 31, 2012

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by Dr. Anthony Montoya —  The birthing process can be very traumatic for an infant, as the doctor pulls and twists the baby’s head and neck during delivery. As a result, the baby can experience a subluxation in the atlas, the first spinal bone in the neck. A subluxation is the misalignment of a spinal […]

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This spring, awaken your health

July 30, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Spring, in all its splendor of new beginnings, is upon us. Birds chirp, flowers bloom and many of nature’s creatures reemerge into the sun’s … ahchoo! Pardon the sneeze. It is allergy season, after all. Along with the birds, what also reemerges are the watery eyes, stuffy noses, sinus infections, […]

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Food allergies on the rise

July 28, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  Every year, allergy medications are among the best-selling drugs in the U.S. If you count asthma, eczema and food allergies, almost one out of three Americans has some sort of allergy. This condition is of relatively recent origin — homeopathic doctors in the early part of the century rarely described […]

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Poly-MVA®: A liquid dietary supplement

March 5, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  New dietary supplements emerge onto the market each and every day, and it becomes challenging to decide which ones are best without the help of a health care practitioner. Most individuals take at least a multivitamin; many have a shelf full of different types of vitamins, minerals and herbs for […]

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Upper-respiratory infections

February 29, 2012

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by Dr. Theresa Ramsey —  Lung disease has become a major health problem in the United States. Below are a few important facts about overall lung diseases, as taken directly from the American Lung Association as of 2008: Every year almost 400,000 Americans die from lung disease. Lung disease is the number three killer (behind […]

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Sea salt for healthy lungs and skin

February 23, 2012

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by Pavel Gershkovich —  The Phoenix area could be considered something of a modern-day, natural dust bowl, and this summer’s dust storms have made the Valley’s air quality much worse than usual. When dust gets into the lungs, the body uses mucus to catch it and move it out. But when there is a lot […]

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Dairy allergies and chronic ear infections

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel — Humans are the only mammal on earth who continue to drink milk past infancy. We consume dairy products on a daily basis, often failing to notice that they are not well tolerated by our bodies, especially those of small children. Pediatric patients are often seen for ailments and symptoms that […]

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Indoor toxins can destroy your health

February 23, 2012

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According to a study by the California Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), we breathe anywhere between 10,000 and 70,000 liters of air every 24 hours. And since we cannot live without it, the quality of our air is extremely important — even tiny levels of airborne toxins can pose significant health concerns. Yet, air quality is […]

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