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Family Medicine — We’re All In This Together

They say you can pick your friends, but you can’t pick your family. And that means forever, since the roots and shoots of your genetic lineage go backwards and forwards in time without end.

Be The Support You Seek

Meir Schneider was born blind, yet he found ways to heal himself and offer that opportunity to others.

Preventive Medicine And The Inner Smile

While visiting my GP recently, he began talking with me about his own health.

Elevating Yoga To The Next Level: An Interview with Yoga Alliance President David Lipsius

Clarifying yoga teaching standards and ethics is shaping a new professional identity for the ancient practice of yoga.

Baking Soda — An Inexpensive Treatment Aid For Autoimmune Diseases Like Arthritis

Baking soda, popularized by Arm & Hammer more than 150 years ago, is a staple in many homes for baking and cleaning purposes, but this inexpensive ingredient also has a number of medicinal uses and benefits.

Over 50 Industrial Chemicals Found In Average Pregnant Woman

Scientists at UC San Francisco have found a way to screen people’s blood for hundreds of chemicals at once, a method that will improve our ability to better assess chemical exposures in pregnant women, and to identify those exposures that may pose a health risk.

More Evidence CT Scans Increase Brain Cancer Risk

More evidence from a new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute that CT scans increase the risk of brain tumors.

Is Showering Or Bathing Better For Your Health?

A randomized intervention study from Japan has compared the physical and mental health effects of daily full-immersion bathing with showering.

Can IV Vitamin C Soothe Immune Stress?

If you have ever struggled with a cold or flu, you know how much they can make you suffer.

Massachusetts Bill Threatens Consumers’ Access to Yoga, Reiki, Tai Chi and Other Services

SB2621 discriminates between the many healing art practitioners, endorsing and allowing some to practice and rejecting others, only endorsing those persons willing to get mandatory generic government endorsed education.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Magnesium Deficiency

Is a mineral deficiency the root cause of your constant exhaustion? Can boosting your magnesium levels boost your energy and change your life?

Pre-Existing Conditions: The Age Group Most Vulnerable If Coverage Goes Away

Coverage for pre-existing conditions, which has reduced the uninsured rate by an estimated 22 percent, has been a cornerstone of the ACA. But now, that coverage is imperiled by proposed challenges to mandated health insurance coverage.

Are Oxalates To Blame For Inflammation In Your Body?

I recently got a note from a woman named Sarah, asking if oxalates were to blame for her bouts of inflammation.

Mind Molding Psychedelic Drugs Could Treat Depression, And Other Mental Illnesses

It seems that psychedelics do more than simply alter perception. According to the latest research from my colleagues and me, they change the structures of neurons themselves.

CRISPR Gene Editing Can Trigger Cancer, Two Studies Warn

CRISPR is the acronym for clustered regularly interspaced short palindrome repeat, and its function was initially discovered in 1993 by Spanish researcher Francisco Mojica.

The Theory Of Herd Immunity Has Nothing To Do With Vaccination

There is a better than even chance that if you ask someone at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or the World Health Organization (WHO) or your family physician who first discovered the poliovirus and when they did it, they would have a hard time coming up with the right answer.

Can You Catch An Infection From Sharing A Bar Of Soap?

Germs are everywhere. According to Charles Gerba, microbiologist at the University of Arizona, your kitchen is the heart of your home, and the heart of its germs.

Walking Faster Found To Reduce Cardiovascular Death Risk Over 50 Percent

Speeding up your walking pace could extend your life, research led by the University of Sydney suggests.

Skip The Turmeric Smoothies And Lattes

The internet is rife with claims about the healing powers of turmeric and many of the claims do have scientific merit.

Disease Risk Soars 44.6 Percent With This Worst Vaccine Ever

No wonder the Japanese government removed it from its list of recommended vaccines; there’s zero evidence it’s prevented a single disease.

Botanicals With Strong Cognitive Benefits

Some phytochemicals and botanicals have ‘very promising’ evidence for combating cognitive decline, according to a new systematic review.

Triclosan, A Common Antimicrobial In Toothpaste And Other Products, Linked To Inflammation And Cancer In The Gut

The antimicrobial chemical triclosan is in thousands of products that we use daily: hand soaps, toothpastes, body wash, kitchenware and even some toys.

Walnuts Improve Gut Bacteria Improving Health

Researchers are convinced--more than ever before--about the nutritional benefits of walnuts when consumed in whole form, including the skin.

Five Things Your Body Is Telling You About Water

Water is vital to our health. Our brain and muscles are 75% water, and our blood is 92% H2O. But many individuals do not consume sufficient amounts of water on a daily basis.

Heart Attacks And Strokes Can Be Predicted By Our Gut Bacteria

A novel relationship between our gut microbiome and atherosclerosis means the bacteria in our gut could be linked to risk of heart attack and stroke, say researchers.

Bacteria May Be Powerful Weapon Against Antibiotic Resistance

When I was a child, my parents gave me a sweet pink syrup to destroy the bacteria causing my sore throat. That memory is a testament to the power of antibiotics.

Bathroom Hand Dryer Or One Paper Towel?

Hand-washing is one of the simplest ways to reduce your exposure to potentially disease-causing germs, and along with it reduce your chances of getting sick and/or spread infection.

How To Decrease Your Risk For Dementia By 90 Percent

Staying fit is key to warding off many chronic diseases in later life, including those that may affect your brain.

Future Dental Product May Cure Cavities

Researchers at the University of Washington have designed a convenient and natural product that uses proteins to rebuild tooth enamel and treat dental cavities.

3 Research-Based Things A Doctor Says Should Be Part Of Your Weight Loss Efforts

Imagine that you are running a company, but you cannot get to your goal because all of your good workers keep quitting.

How Mind Body Approaches Reduce Blood Pressure Better Than Medication

Decades of research continue to unravel the relaxation response--the physiological and psychological opposite of the well-known fight-or-flight stress response that can be achieved through relaxation techniques like yoga or mediation--can reduce blood pressure in people with hypertension.

10 Unneeded Healthcare Treatments

Diagnostic tests are better than ever but they pick up conditions that might be perfectly harmless, forcing us to rethink when things are best left alone.

BEC Or Eggplant Extract: Stunning New Way To Flush Away Skin Cancer

There are reports that extracts of plants from the Solanaceae family of vegetables are effective for treating cancer dating back nearly 200 years to 1825.

Is SIBO A Real Condition?

Do you have SIBO? Have you heard about it?

How Much Iodine Do You Need For Thyroid Disease?

Iodine is a pretty unique mineral, in the sense that it only serves one known purpose in the body: the formation of thyroid hormones.

Unconventional Medicine — The Revolution To Reinvent Health Care And Reverse Chronic Disease

When modern medicine as we know it was developed, the primary challenges were acute problems, and this is one of the reasons why conventional medicine lacks the tools and know-how to address the many chronic ailments facing us today.

The Pros And Cons Of Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been an integral part of Chinese medicine for thousands of years, but Western medicine still has trouble deciding whether needle therapy is an effective treatment for chronic pain.

Giving Patients The ‘Right To Try’ Experimental Drugs Is A Political Maneuver, Not A Lifesaver

The right to try legislation will score the president and members on both sides of the aisle in Congress points, but ultimately it will change little for terminally ill patients and their families.

How One Woman Is Reclaiming Herbalism As A Form Of Resistance

Herbalism has been gaining popularity in tandem with spirituality over the last few years, but few herbalists are going to the same lengths as Sade Musa to call attention to the contributions of the African Diaspora.

Slow Medicine: A Conversation With J. Ladd Bauer MD.

Slow Medicine is a movement for balancing fast medicine.

5 Huge Benefits Of Fasting

Intermittent fasting allows the body to use fat as it’s primary source of energy instead of sugar and there are five huge benefits.

5 Questions To Ask Your Aging Parents’ Doctors

The population of seniors, or people age 65 or over, in the United States neared 48 million last year and is steadily growing. Consequently, millions of adult children find themselves taking care of their parents’ medical needs.

How To Build A Culture Of Good Health

When we take on too much stress, whether at work or in our personal lives, when we are not able to say no, inevitably our bodies will say it for us.

The Inspiration Of Breath

Working with breath can be life changing: physically, mentally, and emotionally.

Expanding The Horizon Of Healthcare

We cannot have a great country if our citizens are unhealthy. Now is the time to expand the horizon of healthcare in America.

Why Is Breast Cancer Mortality Higher For African-American Women Than For White Women?

White women in the U.S. are slightly more likely to develop breast cancer than black women – but less likely to die of it.

Long-Term Study Links Inflammatory Diet To Colorectal Cancer

Men and women who consume processed meats, refined grains, sodas and other sugary beverages are more likely to develop colorectal cancer (CRC), reports a recent study in JAMA Oncology.

The Hidden Health Inequalities That American Indians And Alaskan Natives Face

I was an American Indian student pursuing a doctoral degree in clinical psychology in the 1990s, when I realized the stark contrast between my life experiences growing up on my home reservation and those of my non-Native peers.

How Amazing Hydrotherapy Can Strengthen Your Thyroid And Benefit Your Health

What if there was a free, easy, and better way to make your thyroid feel stronger than ever before. There is, and it comes in the form of hydrotherapy.

How Curcumin Improves Memory And Mood

Lovers of Indian food, give yourselves a second helping: Daily consumption of a certain form of curcumin -- the substance that gives Indian curry its bright color -- improved memory and mood in people with mild, age-related memory loss.
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April 20, 2019

Changes are afoot The Sun arrives in earthy Taurus shortly before dawn. Venus makes her entrance into Aries just minutes after noon. The Taurus Sun coincides with the heart ofspringtime, riots of colorful blossoms, trills of birdsongs and countless other…
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April 2019

Come and learn the wisdom of the Tarot! In this class we will dissect and discover the nuances and charms of the cards. The tarot deck has 78 cards in it, each with its own archetypal and...

Cost: $125

Where:
Moth and Moon Studio
173 South River Road
Suite #4
Bedford, NH  03110
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Sponsor: Moth and Moon Studio
Telephone: 603-782-3674
Contact Name: Danielle Dionne
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For girls ages 10-15 with their moms or other adult female caregiver/friend This mini retreat is designed specifically for mothers and daughters to share quality positive time with one other....

Cost: $75/pair

Where:
YogaLife Institute of NH
6 Chestnut Street
Lower Level
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: YogaLife Institute of NH
Contact Name: Alice Bentley
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When people are in an extreme state of peacelessness, doubt or despair they often look to a higher source for peace, love, strength & wisdom. Learn to connect to the higher source to gain...

Cost: Admission free, all are welcome

Where:
InnerSpace Meditation Center And Gallery
1110 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA  02138
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Class is limited to only 12 people. Be sure to register early!   Class dates: Tuesdays—4/16, 4/23, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21 *Tuesday, 4/30 there is no meeting   Explore deeper...

Cost: $250

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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April 17–20 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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For all ages.   In this class hand-building techniques are taught with different projects monthly. Please see the list of projects below: Wednesday, April 17th, 4:30–6:00 PM...

Cost: $35

Where:
Voice of Clay
16 Meetinghouse Hill Rd
Brookline, NH  03033
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Sponsor: Voice of Clay
Telephone: 603-672-2626
Contact Name: Wendy
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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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Instructor: Pam Driscoll Wednesdays, April 17, May 8, 22, June 5, 19, 6:30pm–7:30pm Join us for the Mid-Week Meditation Sampler at Creative Spirit…an opportunity to pause,...

Cost: $20 per class

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sponsor: Creative Spirit
Telephone: 781-797-0389
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Sample three types of meditation and discuss which you liked best and why, at She Breathes Balance & Wellness Studio in Walpole, MA.

Where:
She Breathes Balance & Wellness Studio
85 West Street
2nd Floor
Walpole, MA
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Telephone: (508) 282-7877
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Instructor: Peyton Pugmire Thursdays: April 18, May 16, June 13 6:30pm–8:30pm Adult Level “In the same way that all dreams come in the service of health and...

Cost: Pay what you wish

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sponsor: Creative Spirit
Telephone: 781-797-0389
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This development group is for students of mediumship looking to enhance, expand and practice their mediumship abilities. Traditional and progressive mediumship development techniques, topics and...

Cost: $25 per person

Where:
Moth and Moon Studio
173 South River Road
Suite #4
Bedford, NH  03110
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Sponsor: Moth and Moon Studio
Telephone: 603-782-3674
Contact Name: Danielle Dionne
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Join us for a day long workshop as we learn to connect to the energy of the angelic realm. Our primary purpose is working with 9 incredible angels of the healing energy field. You will learn the...

Cost: $99

Where:
Moth and Moon Studio
173 South River Road
Suite #4
Bedford, NH  03110
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Sponsor: Moth and Moon Studio
Telephone: 603-782-3674
Contact Name: Danielle Dionne
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