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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.

Why Poo Transplants Are Nothing To Be Sniffed At

Five years in the future we could be popping capsules to cure us and reboot our healthy gut community made up of our frozen poo we stored when we were healthy.

Pharma Bro’s 5,500% Price Hike Gets A Slap In The Face By Competitor Who Will Only Charge $1

In response to Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli raising the price of Daraprim from $13.50 to $750 a pill, a specialty pharmaceutical company announced Thursday that it has created an alternative medication that costs less than a dollar per pill.
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Daily Astrology

March 21, 2019

Good relationships are a lifeblood while Lady Luna visits Libra. However, the Cosmos has tricks up its sleeve. Venus, the Goddess of Love is in a testing square with Mars and also a soothing sextile with Jupiter. The prior aspect, exact before sunrise…
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March 2019

Sunday afternoon: 3–4:30pm at Hillside Herbals Spring Tonics II: the spring tonic herbs—it's about circulation, assimilation and elimination—tincturing. Rachel has...

Cost: Drop in Fee $10 includes all materials and handouts.

Where:
Hillside Herbals
Jefferson, MA


Sponsor: Hillside Herbals
Telephone: 508-847-8615
Contact Name: Rachel Ross
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March 20–23 9am-3pm each day Experience transformation guided by Mother Mary. Through Divine vibration, you will be aligned for quicker healing and evolving with mind body spirit and...

Cost: $500

Where:
, MA


Sponsor: The LoveLight Center
Telephone: (207) 216-9584
Contact Name: Cheryl Banfield

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The American Center for Bioregulatory Medicine and Dentistry (The BioMed Center) is the most comprehensive center in North America for bioregulatory medicine and dentistry. Come see what...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
111 Chestnut Street
Providence, RI
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Discover how you can release tight muscles and improve range of motion in locked joints in a weekly ESSENTRICS stretch classes led by Raindrop Fisher, certified Essentrics instructor. Raindrop is a...

Cost: $10 drop-in / $100 for 12 classes

Where:
Village at Waterman Lake
Function Room - Chalet Bldg
715 Putnam Pike
Greenville, RI  02828
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Sponsor: Healthier Fit Lifestyle
Telephone: 401-678-0950
Contact Name: Raindrop Fisher
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This 8 week series in Tai Chi will provide you with everything you need to get started in a personal Tai Chi practice. Just for Beginners—there is no expectation, and no pressure in...

Cost: $137 for 8 weeks

Where:
Spiral Path Connections
218 Boston Street
Unit 104
Topsfield, MA  01983
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Sponsor: The Spiral Path
Telephone: 978-314-4264
Contact Name: Johanna Hattendorf
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“All we need is love” the Beatles claimed in 1960’s. In fact, we have been looking for love from the beginning of time. We are conditioned that it is love which brings us...

Cost: $35

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street, Suite 1-A
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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“Master your breath, let the self be in bliss, contemplate on the sublime within you.” —Krishnamacharya Join us for an evening of deep exploration and transformation using the...

Cost: $30 (some hardship rates available)

Where:
Spontaneous Celebrations
45 Danforth Street
Jamaica Plain, MA  02130
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Telephone: 617-233-6410
Contact Name: Allen Howell, M.Ed.LMHC
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Only $225 if you register for both days! Save $25! Please click here to register for both workshops. This is a 2 day course being held Saturday and Sunday, March 23...

Cost: $125

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street, Suite 1-A
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Former Buddhist monk and world renowned healer, Seth Monk, will be giving a Siddha Healing to our community. Seth will be accompanied by Shannon Fitzgerald, an AromaReiki Master for a beautiful...

Cost: $35

Where:
Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman Street, Suite 108B
Westborough Shopping Center
Westborough, MA  01581
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Sponsor: www.SOHUM.org
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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Former Buddhist monk and world renowned healer, Seth Monk, will be giving a Siddha healing to our community. Seth will be accompanied by Shannon Fitzgerald, an AromaReiki master for a beautiful...

Cost: $35 early-bird ($40 after 3/19)

Where:
Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman Street, Suite 108B
Westborough Shopping Center
Westborough, MA  01581
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Sponsor: www.SOHUM.org
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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In her art and spirit workshops, Melissa combines her gift as an intuitive with her extensive background in painting to help you to work through creative blocks and learn or refine technique. Come...

Cost: $150

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Journey back into the experience of peace, harmony and inner power through this unique meditation practice. Explore the power of your thoughts and how they can bring you inner harmony and help you...

Cost: Free

Where:
Inner Space Meditation Center & Gallery
1110 Massachussetts Ave
Cambridge, MA
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Telephone: 617-547-1110
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Psychics, mediums, angel readers, spirit art. Reiki, chair massage, IET, Gaiadon Heart, crystal healings, etc. Sign yourself up for a few appointments and bring your friends! Appointments...

Where:
Women Of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: (508) 230-3680
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6 Saturdays 10am–11:30am February 23–March 30, 2019 Taijiquan (Tai Chi ) is a healing martial art, using breath and movement together to strengthen the body and quiet...

Cost: $120

Where:
Metta Wellness
679 Pleasant Street
Paxton, MA  01612
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Sponsor: Metta Wellness
Telephone: 774-245-5487
Contact Name: Rick Rocha
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