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Legalized Marijuana Will Reduce Prescription Drug Use By Billions

A well-known fact still denied by conventional medicine is that marijuana saves lives by curbing highly addictive prescription painkillers known to kill tens of thousands every year.

8 Health Benefits Of Yerba Mate

Yerba mate is a traditional South American drink that’s gaining worldwide popularity. It’s said to have the strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea and provide the joy of chocolate.

Benefits Of Exercise Beyond The Teen Years

Recent studies show that daily exercise can delay the onset of many diseases common to aging adults. A regular exercise regimen can also eliminate feelings of depression, anxiety, insomnia, improve memory and help to restore the focus needed for multitasking.

6 Reasons Why You Should Stop Using Antibacterial Soap

We've all heard it before: you need to wash your hands with soap and water to prevent the spread of germs. So, it would seem logical that washing your hands with antibacterial—germ-killing—soap would do a better job.

6 Simple Tips To Lose Weight Fast

Losing weight doesn’t have to be a struggle and it doesn’t have to take forever, even if you have many pounds to lose. Follow these simple tips that can put you on the path to weight loss you can sustain for years.

Home Remedies For Mosquito Bites On Babies

In addition to practicing prevention with environmental deterrents, there are many natural home remedies for mosquito bites on babies. They are simple and very effective.

Mobile Phones And Brain Cancer: 'No Evidence Of Health Risk' Is Not The Same As 'Safe'

We exist in a sea of radiofrequency radiation never before seen in human history. Are we lab rats in an experiment with no controls?

Medical Student Prescribes Remedy Our Sick System Needs

Although we’re living in a time and place where we have more ways than ever before to treat illness, our health care system is broken. It’s clear to me that the current system is set up to make profits for corporate shareholders, not to keep people healthy.

WHO: Coffee Does Not Cause Cancer

Good news, coffee drinkers: A new scientific review finds no conclusive evidence that coffee causes cancer. In fact, coffee may even help protect against certain cancers.

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…
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October 20, 2018

The waxing Pisces Moon arouses a great many sensitivities. Moods may vary, up and down, from moment to moment. Handle partners with care. A slight provocation can prompt a surprisingly strong emotional response. Interests may be short-lived as attention…
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October 2018

October 14 - 18 Join the acclaimed Grandmaster William C. C. Chen for an intensive five-day Tai Chi Chuan Fall Retreat. Knowledge of the Yang-style short form is a requirement for participation....

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Eco Village
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
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October 14 - November 19 60 PDAs A 36 day retreat in which acclaimed Qigong master, Junfeng Li, will meditate and practice not only Sheng Zhen Gong daily, but will also share traditions that...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Eco Village
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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Lunare is open to magickal vendors and holistic practitioners wishing to offer their spiritual goods and services to an audience interested in all things mystical. General admission to...

Cost: Free general admission, lecture tickets $15

Where:
Hunt Memorial Building
6 Main St
Nashua, NH  03064
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Sponsor: Lunare Mystics
Telephone: 603-801-2113
Contact Name: Alyssa O'Mara
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Join Psychic Medium Diane Lewis for gallery style readings. Diane will be connecting to spirit delivering messages from those who have crossed over. Don't miss this free event sponsored by...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopkinton Public Library
13 Main Street
Hopkinton, MA, MA  01748
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Sponsor: Hopkinton Public Library
Telephone: 617-645-6415
Contact Name: Diane Lewis
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Break emotional patterns that keep you stuck in the pain of addictive habits. Heal mental trauma through physical practices involving movement, breath, and meditation.

Where:
Yoga at the Ashram
368 Village Street
Millis, MA  02054
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Sponsor: Yoga At The Ashram
Telephone: (508) 376-4525
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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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With Carrie Rowan Wednesday evenings at 7pm, a 4-week introductory class that teaches quick energy medicine tools, mini meditations to help moms/dads and caregivers reduce stress and stay calm...

Where:
Fitzgerald Institute
Northboro, MA


Telephone: (508) 273-2610
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October 18 - 21 Magnetic-harmonic vibrational therapist, Jay Emmanuel, A.K., N.S.,V.M. shares powerful energy techniques that use the forces of sounds produced by the human voice in combination...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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Course participant experiences:  “After this course, I learned how to recognize where I hold my tension and release it.”  “My favorite part of the program is the...

Cost: $650

Where:
CHA Center for Mindfulness & Compassion
26 Central Street
2nd Floor Community Room
Somerville, MA  02143
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Sponsor: CHA Center for Mindfulness & Compassion
Telephone: 617-591-6132
Contact Name: Bridget Kiley
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The H.E.A.R.T. Program® (Health Empowerment and Real Transformation) is an innovative holistic curriculum addressing the current health crisis and epidemics of obesity, heart disease, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wilbraham Senior Center
45 Post Office Park, #4502
Wilbraham, MA  01095
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Sponsor: Harmony Way
Telephone: 413-636-2475
Contact Name: Michelle Caron
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Daily practice for peace, healing, Christ mindedness, meditation, awakening.

Where:
Milton, MA


Telephone: 617-696-5685
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14 CEU Credits for Massage/Bodywork Therapists! Oct 19-21: Chi Nei Tsang And...pre-weekend women only event: Oct 18: Women’s Sexual Ecstacy - 1-6pm/6CEUs Chi Nei...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Eco Village
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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October 19 - 20 (Workshop runs 10-5 both days) When the phase of the Sixth Sun began with the eclipse of July 11, 2010 it was time, according to Sergio’s teacher, for the ancient...

Where:
Natick Mariott Courtyard
Natick, MA


Contact Name: Sandy Corcoran
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With Yogi Amandeep Adi Shakti represents all divine energies. When activated, she manifests herself as creativity, prosperity, wisdom. Rare workshop uniting ancient science of Kundalini...

Where:
Yoga at the Ashram
368 Village St
Millis, MA  02054
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Telephone: (508) 376-4525
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Connect with the ancient wisdom of yoga. Learn how yoga practices are designed to address life’s problems, such as work stress, relationship difficulties, and common mental health issues. Be...

Cost: $40

Where:
Yogalife Institute of NH
6 Chestnut Street
Lower Level
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: YogaLife Institute of NH
Telephone: 603-867-3969
Contact Name: Alice Bentley
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No previous experience is required for this Friday evening event. It is essential for students who are unfamiliar with using the Pathway Prayer Process© and who plan to attend the 2-day...

Cost: $35

Where:
Circles of Wisdom - New location late Summer '18
386 Merrimack Street
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Bee Kind Music Class with Carrie Rowan inspires a love to music in little ones. 10am on Fridays for 8 weeks at Playtown Express in Southboro. To register call (508) 480-0022 or...

Where:
Playtown Express
150 Cordaville Road
Southboro, MA
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Telephone: 508-273-2610
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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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“For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on earth.” — Sanskrit Proverb Join us for an evening of deep exploration and transformation using the healing...

Cost: $40 (limited hardship rates available)

Where:
Museum of Modern Renaissance
115 College Avenue
Somerville, MA  02144
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Sponsor: HolotropicMA
Contact Name: Allen Howell M.Ed. LMHC
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Refresh, refocus, simplify. Discover easy tools and strategies to prepare for an incredible holiday season. 8:00–8:30 Registration open 8:30–8:35 Welcome 8:35–9:20 Circle...

Cost: $99

Where:
Women’s Health Resource Center
9 Hanover Street
Lebanon, NH  03766
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Sponsor: Almstrom Financial, Green Mt. Hypnosis, Patti Friedman, Eva Loomis
Telephone: (603) 650-2600
Contact Name: Women’s Health Resource Center

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October 20 - 21 Early Bird Special! Register before September 30 and save $45! Prerequisite: Be familiar with accessing the Akashic Records through the Pathway Prayer Process© either...

Cost: $350 before September 30

Where:
Circles of Wisdom - New location late Summer '18
386 Merrimack Street
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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See all that is new at Dragonfly! Come and meet our new practitioners and teachers and learn about the innovative holistic modalities that are being offered. Participate in free classes, see...

Where:
Dragonfly Wellness Center
176 Jackson Rd.
Devens, MA  MA
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Telephone: 978-487-7181
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October 20 & 21, 10:30am-6:30pm Practices and Approaches for PTSD, Depression and Anxiety with Erin Byron, MA, E-RYT500, C-IAYT, YACEP, Licensed Mental Health Professional Experiment with...

Cost: $325

Where:
YogaLife Institute of NH
6 Chestnut Street
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: YogaLife Institute of NH
Telephone: 603-867-3969
Contact Name: Alice Bentley
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The shamanic rattle is a sacred tool that can be used to shift into an altered state of consciousness, sense and track energy, and heal the energetic body, which contains the codes underlying...

Cost: $40

Where:
Akasha Studio
20 Birch Street
Roslindale, MA  02131
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Sponsor: Miriam Katz, Shamanic Healer
Telephone: 617-545-5142
Contact Name: Miriam Katz
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