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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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One man’s food is another man’s poison

June 12, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  For a quick and healthy dinner, you decide to bake some salmon, steam asparagus and toss a simple green salad. Nothing fancy, but this meal gets the job done with zero guilt; in fact, you feel rather good about serving it. Three days later you get a migraine. You probably […]

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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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Solutions for the three most common food allergies

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Philip Wazny —  Mention the words “food allergies” and most of us probably imagine those kids who get near a peanut butter sandwich only to have massive swelling around the eyes and throat, followed by difficulty breathing and hives. The constellation of these symptoms make up what is known as an anaphylactic reaction, […]

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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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American children are chronically ill

February 27, 2012

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More than half of all the children in America will suffer from chronic health conditions during their childhood years, according to a new study published in the February 17, 2010, edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The study analyzed approximately 5,000 children as they grew from the ages of 2 through […]

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Nature’s anti-stress, anti-aging, anti-spasm mineral

February 26, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  Amazing magnesium combats physical, mental and emotional overload while working to reverse aging. Seventy-six percent of our body’s enzymes and at least 300 major biochemical reactions rely on this vital mineral — from heartbeat to digestion, protein synthesis, bone formation, kidney, adrenal, nervous system and brain function, cellular energy production, activation […]

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Children surrounded by chemicals in school

February 25, 2012

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As your children board the bus for school tomorrow, consider this: A study by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that cleaning products used in California’s schools emitted more than 450 chemicals into the air. This includes formaldehyde, chloroform and a long list of chemicals that have clear links to asthma, cancer and other troubling […]

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Finding your best personal health

February 24, 2012

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by Brenda Haas-Krieger —  Most of us were taught to trust our allopathic doctor and to place our health care decisions in his hands. The “expert” in the white coat was not to be questioned. We were taught to follow his advice like sheep. But now that chronic illnesses have risen to epidemic proportions, it […]

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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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Salt room for persistent flu

February 24, 2012

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by Pavel Gershkovich —  There is a nasty new type of flu making the rounds. Runny nose, sinus drainage, dry cough and fatigue lead the list of symptoms. Its victims report that just when you think you are over it, a week later it is back — this happens two, three and four times. It […]

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Salt room for Valley’s summer air

February 24, 2012

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by Pavel Gershkovich —  The American Lung Association’s annual State of the Air Report ranked metro Phoenix as having the second dirtiest air quality in the nation. Phoenix also received a failing grade for ozone — formed when heat and sunlight react with nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The most common VOC sources […]

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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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