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What is the purpose of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

November 30, 2012

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by David Lowenstein —  What is the original purpose of Oriental Medicine, which includes acupuncture, bodywork and herbal remedies? One of the oldest texts in Asian Medicine, the Shen Nong Ben Cao, describes the hierarchy of healing that interestingly mirrors the hierarchy of needs as proposed by psychologist Abraham Maslow. In Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, […]

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Finding a good dance class

February 27, 2012

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by Lynn Monson —  You have decided that you want to take a dance class or maybe you are looking for a class for your child. How do you find one that fits your needs? These three questions may help you. 1. What do you want from a dance class? Do you want to get […]

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Halloween safety tips for parents and children

February 25, 2012

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by Brant Rawls —  Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays for children. However, as the sun goes down and trick-or-treaters start roaming the streets of your neighborhood, consider several things as a parent or guardian. Potentially hazardous costumes or accessories, tainted candy and crossing the street at night without supervision are only a […]

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Signs indicating seniors need assistance

February 25, 2012

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by Kim McCreery —  Inevitably, there will come a time for the vast majority of us when we can no longer maintain healthy and safe lives without the assistance of outside help. And more often than not, the real issue is about the loss of independence. For many seniors, accepting outside help is a scary […]

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Health updates: Children’s car seats and almonds

February 23, 2012

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The following is new information regarding dangerous chemicals found in children’s car seats and the health benefits of an almond-enriched, low-calorie diet. Hidden danger found in children’s car seats A study has uncovered the presence of dangerous chemicals in a range of child car seats. The Ecology Center tested more than 150 infant convertible and […]

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