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Experts Admit Zika Threat Fraud

We’re in the midst of prime mosquito season for much of the U.S. While the exact beginning and end of mosquito season are debatable, The Washington Post recently used Google search data to pinpoint the shape of mosquito season in the U.S.

Why More People Than Ever Are Embracing Holistic Medicine

Western medicine has done a lot to cure a variety of diseases, prevent illnesses, and provide long-term treatments to those with chronic ailments. But many people are learning more about the benefits of holistic medicine, and they are fully embracing this form of medicine just as much as modern medical treatments.

Preventing Mold Hazards In Your Home

To avoid mold related health hazards, it is essential to prevent mold from taking hold. If it does appear, there are measures you can take to eliminate it.

This Two-Minute Tweak To Your Posture Could Change Your Life

Simply by standing or sitting in a powerful or confident posture for just a few minutes a day, you can change your brain chemistry by reducing cortisol levels and increasing testosterone levels.

Bunions: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Bunions are an anatomical deformity possibly resulting from a congenital structural defect or may be initiated from poor foot function and tight musculature.

A Gentle Way To Manage Chronic Pain

Integrated Positional Therapy founder Lee Albert’s surprisingly simple pain management solution.

Magic Mushrooms Finally Being Accepted As Viable Treatment For Depression

First cannabis and now magic mushrooms are slowly being introduced back into the vocabulary of medical scientists. Shamans have known for millennia that the benefits of psychedelics for human health far exceed any perceived risks which are close to none.

Alternative Medical Treatments for Chronic Pain

For those suffering from chronic pain, many medication and surgery options are hugely expensive, with some even not guaranteeing results. Because of this, more and more patients are turning to natural remedies and treatments to combat their symptoms.

13 Habits Linked To A Long Life

Many people think life expectancy is largely determined by genetics. However, it seems that genes play a much smaller role than originally believed. Instead, environmental factors like diet and lifestyle are thought to be the key determinants. Here are 13 things you can do to increase the chances of seeing your 100th birthday.

The Continuing Saga Of Fluoride – Is There An End In Sight?

For several years now there has been a great deal of debate over the use of fluoride in the United States. Many people aren’t aware of the fact that the argument over whether or not fluoride is safe goes much deeper than just toothpaste and municipal drinking water.

Amazon Tribe Creates 500-page Traditional Medicine Encyclopedia

The encyclopedia is meant as a guide for training new, young shamans in the tradition and recording the living shamans’ knowledge before they pass.

Mumps Being Spread By And Among Vaccinated People

Again and again, outbreaks among vaccinated populations occur, yet rarely is the truth of the situation addressed, namely the fact that the vaccine is ineffective and doesn't work as advertised.

An Energy Healing Strategy for Victims of Rape and Sexual Abuse

Britain’s leading mind-body-spirit author shares a gentle etheric reweaving process accessible to all healers and abuse victims.

11 Benefits Of Breastfeeding For Both Mom And Baby

Breast milk provides optimal nutrition for babies. It has the right amount of nutrients, is easily digested and readily available.

Restricting Opiate Use: But What About The Pain?

There is no question that Americans are prescribed too many narcotic (opiate) medications and that the potential harms definitely outweigh the benefits, many of the latter which are unproven or temporary at best.

The Personal As Ecological: Chinese Medicine And Climate Crisis

As a practitioner of Chinese medicine, it’s clear to me that this dynamic — of warming planet that is less able to absorb greenhouse gases — is not only appearing in the world around us, it’s happening within us as well.

Abortion-by-Mail Pilot Program Could Usher In Women's Health Revolution

A first-its-kind pilot program, launching in four states this spring, aims to expand medical abortion access for women at a time when brick-and-mortar clinics are closing at a record pace.

A No-Drug Solution To The Opioid Crisis

National Institutes of Health's estimate of 2 million Americans suffering from substance use disorders related to opioid pain relievers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued the first national standards for prescription painkillers.

Bumps and Bruises: When There's More Going On

Getting a bump or a bruise every once in a while is just a normal part of life. But bruises aren't always so harmless. They can signal a potentially serious health condition…

The Female Heart Reacts More Sensitively To Stress

While the number of men dying from a heart attack has been constantly decreasing during the past twenty years, the fatal risk particularly in young women has increased significantly, finds a study.

Forget Yogurt — These Two Natural Probiotics Are A Far Better Value

One of the best and least expensive ways to optimize your gut microbiome is to eliminate sugars and processed sugars and eat traditionally fermented foods, but probiotic supplements can also be beneficial.

How Your Body Metabolizes And Uses Nutrients

Nutrients are substances necessary for the proper function, health, and support of your body and its processes. Essential nutrients are those that either cannot be made by the body at all or cannot be made in high enough amounts and must be consumed in the foods you eat.

Best Foods To Ease Varicose Veins

They say that food is the best medicine. Nature has provided us everything we need to treat and heal ourselves, and dietary treatments comes with few, if any, side effects.

Only One Liquid Is Necessary To Control Weight And Reduce Sugar, Sodium And Fat

For people who want to control their weight or reduce their intakes of sugar, sodium and saturated fat, water may be the answer.

John Grisham Is Giving His Book Away For Free To Educate People On An Alternative Cure For Cancer

John Grisham’s latest novel veers far away from his typical courtroom settings to provide information about an alternative cure for cancer — and he thinks it’s so vital, the book is free for everyone.

Shingles And Mother Nature’s Own Natural Vaccine

Some people think of chickenpox as a dangerous health condition, especially among children. But it is not life-threatening. In fact, it is actually nature's elegant design to defend you against a more problematic disease – shingles.

A Phytonutrient-Dense Herb Which Controls Blood Sugar, Cholesterol and Free Radicals

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum), commonly known as Cilantro or Dhania, is a powerful herb with many health benefits. This plant is rich in micronutrients and nutritional elements.

A History of Medicinal Mushrooms

While nearly everyone is familiar with a plant or two, and some people admit to a love affair with flowers, only a selective clan professes their passion for mushrooms.

First Aid for Cannabis Smokers

10 ways to reduce the health risks of smoking marijuana…

How To Get A Healthy Night’s Sleep

Sleep – it’s a vital requirement for everyone, and yet few of us seem to be getting enough of it.

Contribute To The Health Industry With A Biology Degree

If you have a passion for biology and want to make a difference in the world using your degree, you're in luck. There are many promising career opportunities in the healthcare industry where you can put your degree to good use.

The Clock Is Ticking

National Grid’s sanctioned experiment with the residents of Worcester recently passed the one-year mark. This, as the utility’s two-year “smart meter” pilot program — renamed Smart Energy Solutions — entered its second year January 1st.

What Our Breasts Are Telling Us

Author Florence Williams and her daughter discovered they had high levels of toxins—like flame retardants—in their bodies. Getting rid of the chemicals was harder than they expected.

Mexico Rules Consumption And Cultivation Of Cannabis Is A Fundamental Human Right

The world is slowly but surely turning the page on one of the most fundamental rights we have on this Earth -- the right to consume, cultivate and possess a plant.

12 Excellent Healing Foods For Sore Throats

Coping with a sore throat is not a particularly pleasant process. Eating is the last thing that attracts you, but specific foods may actually fuel your body and accelerate recovery. Here are 12 healing foods which will give you enough nutrients to fight off not only your sore throat, but almost any complementary symptoms that come along with a cold.

12 Flowers You Didn't Know Heal The Body

Flowers are not only beautiful, but they can be used as essential ingredients in a food and medicine. Many edible flowers are rich in phenolics and have excellent antioxidant capacity…

Bioactive Glass - The Future Of Dental Fillings

Mercury amalgam fillings are now a well known toxicity to the body of both dental patients and dentists themselves.

15 Simple Lifestyle Changes That Can Add Over A Decade To Your Life

Simple health prevention and lifestyle strategies can help people achieve their optimal health potential and add a decade or more of healthy years to the average lifespan.

Light Therapy Can Help Seasonal Affective Disorder And Major Depression

For those of us living in the northern hemisphere, the winter solstice and least amount of daylight is fast approaching, as is the risk of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

Sounds Of Healing

My first time camping in the United States was a combined experience of striking visual beauty and auditory shock. I was visiting from Sweden, spending time with Michael, the man who would later become my husband.

Model Health For Your Kids: Put Well-Being First And To-Do List Second

As educators and parents, we are often at a loss as to how to help our children. We try to soothe, cajole, convince, manipulate, force, explain, etc…

Want To Do Something Good For Your Health? Try Being Generous

Every day, we are confronted with choices about how to spend our money. Whether it’s thinking about picking up the tab at a group lunch or when a charity calls asking for a donation, we are faced with the decision to behave generously or not.

Acts Like A Trojan Horse To Cancer Cells In Your Body

Cancer cells actively transport this everyday nutrient into themselves because they mistake it for their preferred fuel. Was Linus Pauling right about vitamin C’s curative powers after all?

How To Treat Digestive Issues Naturally

If you struggle with digestive problems, you’re no stranger to the pain, cramping, and general discomfort that can ruin your mood, your productivity, and your day.

Why Your Health Is Bigger Than Your Body

New findings explain how politics, economics, and ecology can help or hurt our bodies.

7 Benefits Of Drinking Green Tea Daily

When you look at the benefits of green tea, the list seems to be endless. That’s largely because green tea is minimally processed, which helps preserve the natural polyphenols and antioxidants that protect the body’s health.

Can Listening To Music Help You Sleep?

In our always-on society, a solid chunk of nightly rest seems, well, like a dream. We shave the edges of sleep to keep up, exchanging extra waking hours for compromised health, productivity and safety.

These 5 Things Will Influence Your Health More Than Anything Else In Your Life

Most educational and government institutions around the world say we are destined for disease depending on our genetics and biology without ever addressing some of the most significant determinants that shape our health…

Health Freedom Rights For Herbalists and Others

Diane Miller and her lobbying organization, National Health Freedom Action are working on the behalf of herbalists and other healers to ensure their right to practice.

Worcester Yoga Center

Ann Bissanti is a Certified Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist with over 30 years experience who trained in India with Yoga Master B.K.S. Iyengar. She incorporates many years of meditation practices (Buddhist, Vipassana, TM and Siddha) and studies of Biokinetics and Ayurvedic applications of yoga in her work.
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Daily Astrology

January 17, 2018

A long ago lover or friend is likely to come to mind or make a surprise appearance. Such an event can have a positive impact on current relationships. Learn from past mistakes and don’t hesitate to implement corrective behavior. A word of thanks is a…
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January 2018

Two Sundays, January 14th and February 11th Learn advanced techniques for self-care, to offer Reiki to others from a distance and for manifesting what you want in your life! Facilitated...

Cost: $250

Where:
Northeast Reiki Center
61 Nicholas Road, Suite B2
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: Northeast Reiki Center
Telephone: 508-808-5696
Contact Name: Lou Orsan
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Join us the Second Sunday of the month at the Northeast Reiki Center classroom in Framingham for a Reiki Circle in the Usui Reiki System of Natural Healing. We are a gathering of Reiki...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northeast Reiki Center
61 Nicholas Road, Suite B2
Framingham, MA  01701
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Telephone: 508-808-5696
Contact Name: Lou Orsan
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January 15 - February 23, 2018 A cross-cultural midwifery and global health experience ***Application Deadline November 3*** Come spend six weeks at the ACAM birth center, located in a...

Where:
ACAM Birth Center
Western Highlands of Guatemala, MA


Sponsor: Maya Midwifery International
Contact Name: Dena Moes
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Qigong and tai chi are 2500+ year old healing arts originating in China. These moving meditations offer unique health benefits that western medicine is...

Cost: $11-$15 per class

Where:
Chelmsford Wellness Center
3 Littleton Road, 2nd Floor
Westford, MA  01886
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Sponsor: Cultivating Qi
Telephone: 978-856-8118
Contact Name: Dave Crocker
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January 8 - February 12, 2018 Intuition + Energy Medicine + Energy Psychology = The REAP Healing Method This 6 week certification training course provides you with the understanding and the...

Cost: $695

Where:
Live Online
Comfort of Your Home
, MA
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Sponsor: The REAP Healing Method
Telephone: 978-877-8651
Contact Name: Pamela Dussault
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Experience the power of singing gospel music with more than 250 others as part of the Mystic Chorale, led by award-winning director and composer, Jonathan Singleton. Join Mystic as we prepare...

Cost: $105

Where:
First Parish Unitarian
630 Mass Ave.
Arlington , MA
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Sponsor: The Mystic Chorale
Telephone: 781-738-1920
Contact Name: Jai Kaur Annamaria
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Change is what happens when the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of changing.” – Rav Berg, Spiritual Director, Kabbalah Centre Last year, you most likely set New...

Cost: Free

Where:
MGH at Charlestown Navy Yard
Building 114, Room D1
114 16th Street
Charlestown, MA  02129
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Sponsor: Kabbalah Center
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Qigong and tai chi are 2500+ year old healing arts originating in China. These moving meditations offer unique health benefits that western medicine is integrating into treatment plans. By...

Cost: $12-$17 per class

Where:
Dragonfly Wellness Ceneter
176 Jackson Road
Devens, MA  01434
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Sponsor: Cultivating Qi
Telephone: 978-856-8118
Contact Name: Dave Crocker
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6 Week Series with Sherri Snyder-Roche Start your year with greater awareness. In Kundalini Yoga, we harness the mental, physical, and nervous energies of the body and put them under the...

Cost: $90

Where:
State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
104 East Hartford Ave.
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Telephone: 508-278-2818
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Removing limiting beliefs and shaping your future with Julie Rost and Tracey Miller The new year brings forth a natural and truly beautiful human desire to seek more from life. But resolutions...

Cost: $150 (includes lunch)

Where:
YogaLife Institute of NH
6 Chestnut Street
Lower Level
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: YogaLife Institute of NH
Telephone: 603-969-8968
Contact Name: Brian Serven
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Reiki is a gentle energy healing method from Japan that anyone can learn. Reiki 1 is the basic Reiki attunement that allows people to work on family members, pets, plants and more. During class...

Cost: $150

Where:
Perfect Fit Pilates and Stretch
85 Main Street
Hopkinton, MA  01748
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Sponsor: Elder Grove Shamanic Healing
Telephone: 774-232-2343
Contact Name: Deb Fate-Mental
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Join Diane Lewis for a very special author event! Diane will be introducing her new book From Psychic to Soul. From Psychic to Soul is a reveal of how every person is psychic. How we already,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble
1 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA
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Sponsor: Barnes & Noble
Telephone: 617-645-6415
Contact Name: Diane Lewis
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