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Spring clean your makeup

June 7, 2013

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by Stephanie Schmidt —  Spring cleaning — fun? For some of us, yes; for the rest of us, no. I understand the urge to purge as the new season rolls in, and it is so nice outside in the Arizona sun. Many of us are quick to take on certain tasks, but we may forget […]

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Food sensitivities and leaky gut

June 4, 2013

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  Leaky gut syndrome and food sensitivities may be the answer to many cause-unknown type illnesses. They may also explain many of the symptoms patients have that confound and confuse some conventional physicians. Our bodies’ responses to the foods we eat are an integral part of our overall health — they […]

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Obesity, abnormal hair growth and lack of menstruation: Symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome

May 9, 2013

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by Sima Aidun —  Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), a health problem that can affect a woman’s menstrual cycle, fertility, hormones, insulin production, heart, blood vessels and appearance, is the most common hormonal reproductive problem in women of child-bearing age. PCOS is seen in four to 10 percent of women of reproductive age. While the cause […]

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Everybody poops

April 22, 2013

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  by Dee Munsterman —  The other day I was having breakfast at Wildflower Bakery where I witnessed a 3 year old and his dad return to their table after having visited the bathroom. The mom asked: “Did you go poo poo?” The little boy happily exclaimed, “Yes!” Mom high-fived him and they all proceeded […]

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The good news about chocolate

March 18, 2013

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by Stan Kalson  —  Cacao, the plant that is the source of chocolate, originated with the Olmec Indians around 1500 B.C. Cacao products have been winning fans since the Aztec leader Montezuma introduced the first chocolate beverage to the Spanish conqueror Cortez, who subsequently took it to Spain. The Mayans and Aztecs used cacao in […]

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Cosmetic acupuncture: A great alternative

September 23, 2012

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by Dr. Steven Cooner —  Cosmetic acupuncture is an area of Oriental medicine that reduces wrinkles; rejuvenates the skin; reduces cellulite, acne, varicose veins and scar inflammation; and augments and enhances the breasts. This specialty area of acupuncture is non-radical, has no side-effects and is a safe procedure that leaves patients feeling healthier and looking […]

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Banish acne forever

August 15, 2012

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by Dr. Thomas Alexander —  At one time or another, most of us have experienced that sinking feeling in our stomachs when we looked in the mirror, only to see blemishes on our faces. It is estimated that between 75 percent to 95 percent of our teenage population deals with acne, as do many adults. […]

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Underlying causes of rosacea

April 12, 2012

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by Julia Busch — If you suffer from rosacea, you know that it is different from the ordinary “garden variety” acne. A mild case can result in a slight flushing in the middle of your face, while severe cases will show excessive redness in the cheeks and nose, greasiness, enlarged pores, lumpy swellings, thickened skin […]

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Your best results for beautiful skin

February 26, 2012

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by Linda Leibl —  Did you know that your skin follows a biological time line for each decade of life? During your 20s and 30s, your first wrinkles will start to appear. Your skin becomes less resistant as elasticity declines and gravity begins to take hold. During your 40s and 50s, you will begin to […]

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Amazing, regenerating emu oil

February 25, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  The range of reported benefits from a food by-product — the oil obtained from the fat of the six-foot emu (a bird related to the ostrich) — seems miraculous. The oil quickly and deeply penetrates into the skin to diminish fine lines, reduce the appearance of age spots, lessen under-eye puffiness […]

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Healing inside a room of salt

February 24, 2012

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by Pavel Gershkovich —  Imagine a room covered from floor to ceiling in salt from the Dead Sea. Imagine breathing the fine salt mist in the air. Now, imagine your lungs taking a really deep breath and saying, “ahhh.” In ancient times, people traveled great distances to the Dead Sea of Israel for relief from […]

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