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The effectiveness of acupuncture

September 29, 2012

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by Dr. QiLing Lu —  Acupuncture is a treatment originating in Traditional Chinese Medicine, an ancient healing system that helps people stay well, and also treats symptoms when they are ill. An acupuncturist first does an overall exam to determine which parts of the body and its energy systems are affected. That exam is different from […]

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Health update: An introduction to hexane

February 28, 2012

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The following is new information regarding the use of hexane in the food industry as an extraction solvent for soy products. Food toxins 101: An introduction to hexane At seven cents per pound, hexane, a simple hydrocarbon, is a by-product of every petroleum refinery on Earth and is currently the dominant extraction solvent for soy […]

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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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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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The natural solution for sinus problems

February 23, 2012

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by Pavel Gershkovich —  Many studies have shown a connection between asthma and sinus infections. In fact, as many as one-half of all people with moderate to severe asthma also have chronic sinusitis. Each condition can worsen the other, and sinusitis has been associated with more severe cases of asthma. Sinuses become irritated and swollen […]

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Colds and flu prevention

February 23, 2012

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Many scientific studies have repeatedly found that there is little or no evidence backing flu vaccines as an effective flu-prevention strategy. Evidence is mounting in support of vitamin D as a potential cold and flu prevention strategy. However, optimizing your vitamin D levels through regular sun exposure is preferred, as the sun imparts health benefits […]

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