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I’m An OB/GYN Who Attended Thousands Of Deliveries Before Wondering Why Americans Give Birth In Bed

A few years ago I visited Dar a Luz, the only free-standing birth center in New Mexico. It looks nothing like the towering urban hospitals I have spent my career working in.

Can A Mesothelioma Prognosis Be Improved With Complementary Therapies?

Although lifestyle factors like nutrition and exercise can't cure cancer, they can help relieve symptoms, reduce emotional stress, and offer a boost to your overall mental state, all of which can improve your mesothelioma prognosis.

5 Things You Can Do To Make Your Microbiome Healthier

It’s common for people to focus on their health at the start of the year. But few consider the well being of the microbes that live inside the human gut – the microbiome – which are vital to an individual’s good health.

11 Cold And Flu Home Remedies

There are plenty of home remedies that can alleviate your cold and flu symptoms and get you back to normal.

How To Get Rid Of Gas, Pains, And Bloating

The average adult passes gas between 13 and 21 times a day. Gas is a normal part of the digestion process. But if gas builds up in your intestines and you’re unable to expel it, you may start to feel pain and discomfort.

7 Exercises For Reducing Chronic Pain

Exercise is a common treatment for chronic pain. Depending on your current state of health, it may help decrease inflammation, increase mobility, and decrease overall pain levels, no additional medication required.

7 Best Vitamins And Supplements To Combat Stress

Regular exercise, adequate sleep, and good nutrition are some of the best ways to better equip your body to combat stress, but several vitamins and supplements can also help.

Is This Typical Teenage Behavior Or A Warning Sign Of Mental Illness?

Any parent of a teenager knows, teens can be moody, distant, and defiant at times. But while this can sometimes be a source of stress and conflict for families, it’s also usually a completely normal part of being a teen.

What Do Women Really Want?

One million women and girls around the world offered answers. Now their responses are influencing reproductive health care policy.

4 Reasons Why You’re Always Hungry

Experts weigh in on possible causes of those mid-morning, afternoon, or evening munchies.

What Is Sex Really For?

Few topics arouse as much interest and controversy as sex. This is hardly surprising. The biological continuance of the species hinges on it.

Garlic And Onion Help Prevent Mammary Tumors

According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer found in women around the world.

10 Natural And Amazing Ways To Improve Your Sports Performance

Improving your athletic performance is not a one-dimension effort. It’s a highly dynamic endeavor and you need to cover all your bases.

Some Blunt Advice About Your Death

Author and end-of-life educator Sallie Tisdale gets real about death and dying.

Stress And Wellness

We have an amazing immune system. Billions of cells zip around our bodies, through our organs, muscles and circulatory system, waging minute-by-minute war against bacteria, fungus, viruses and cancer cells.

You’re More Likely To Get Sick In The Winter — But Not For The Reasons You Think

The leaves are turning, the temperature is dropping, and the cooler months are on their way. For many, the cold weather conjures images of warm drinks, a cozy fire, rain, snow… and the cold and flu.

As Abortion Access Dwindles, This App Offers Safe, Discreet Options

Obtaining medically accurate information about abortion can be difficult yet dire for pregnant people desperate for answers.

How To Set-up A Mobile Mutual Aid Herbal Apothecary

Herbalists, growers, community organizations and plant-loving people of all kinds are increasingly joining together to develop mobile apothecary projects to bring free herbal medicine to people for whom this type of healthcare (or any healthcare) remains inaccessible.

My Menopause Survival Kit: Hacks To Make Everyday Life Easier

Over the years, I learned a few hacks that helped me manage my menopause symptoms and enjoy my life at the same time. I hope the following five tips help you as much as they have helped me.

Emergency: New Leading Cause Of Death Under 50

Prescription painkillers — not illicit drugs — are now among the most commonly misused drugs in the U.S.

The 3 Ingredients For A Long Life

Participants consuming about 500mg of total flavonoids each day had the lowest risk of a cancer or heart disease-related death.

Want Better Sleep? Try A Warm Bath Or Shower 1-2 Hours Before Bedtime, Study Suggests

Do you struggle trying to fall asleep? Do you feel you don’t get enough sleep and you feel sleepy during the day? You are not alone.

Living Well With Rheumatoid Arthritis: 7 Tips From People With RA

To maintain your quality of life, don’t let any diagnosis keep you from doing what you love. Adapt where necessary.

5 Things Nobody Ever Tells You About Menopause

I first started experiencing symptoms of menopause about fifteen years ago. I was a registered nurse at the time, and I felt prepared for the transition. I would sail right through it.

5 Gentle Yoga Poses For Relieving Back Pain

If you are able to move around fairly comfortably and are ready to stretch gently, here are some gentle yoga poses to consider for back pain.

Restoring Your Child’s Mental Health Through Homeopathic Quantum Healing

Because homeopathy is so safe, inexpensive, easy to use, and effective for 70-80% of patients, it is the first mental health treatment I suggest for children.

Solutions For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Simply by moving more with more variety throughout the day, you can keep your wrists well cared for.

Healing MS Through Journaling Power

In 1991 I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), which is a degenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. However, it affects everyone differently.

The Most Important Healing Relationship You Will Ever Have

Your inner healer works full time, fixing things before they get broken, cleaning up your excesses and poor choices, and performing endless adjustments in the quest to restore health and balance to any part of your injured body, mind or spirit.

Home Birth May Start Babies Off With Health-Promoting Microbes

Only in the last century has birth moved out of the home and into the hospital. How has that changed the types of microbes that live in and on our bodies – collectively known as the microbiome – which we know are vital to human health?
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January 26, 2020

The recently new Moon in Aquarius chugs along void of course until evening. The laid back atmosphere is perfect for a restful, relaxing day. Dreams of the future as well as actual events can appear to play out in languid slow motion. Restive cabin fever…
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January 2020

What is an animal totem/power animal? Does everyone have them? Do animals communicate with us? Join us! Get these questions answered and more. We will explore the world of animals, learn how...

Cost: $65

Where:
Private Office
Andover, MA


Sponsor: Diana Harris
Contact Name: Diana Harris
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Come shine with us! Join us in harmony and in our goal to bring the light of Spiritualism forward to all those who are searching.

Where:
VFW Post 2597
775 Boston Rd, Rt 3A
Billerica, MA
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Sponsor: The Spiritualist Fellowship Church Of New England
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Join the Initiating Inspiration Book Club, a partnership with the Waltham Public Library and the Agape Spiritual Community. We are reading Evicted by Matthew Desmond. Copies of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Waltham Public Library
735 Main Street
Waltham, MA  02451
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Sponsor: Waltham Public Library
Telephone: 781-314-3429
Contact Name: Louise Goldstein
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Discover Beauty. Discover Goodness. Discover Yourself. Your soul’s gifts are waiting. Breathe. Find stillness. The spark you need to ignite your life is here, within. Max Meditation...

Cost: $15

Where:
Modern Mystery School Boston
132 Charles St
3rd Floor
Auburndale, MA  02466
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Sponsor: Modern Mystery School Boston
Telephone: 617-694-0994
Contact Name: Jordan Bain
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2nd and 4th Monday of every month This psychic message circle is for anyone wishing to raise their connection using their psychic centers known as the “clairs.” Learn how to use...

Cost: $20

Where:
Messages From Heaven Healing and Learning Center
646 Central Street
Suite 3
Leominster, MA
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Join us for this special evening with Magdalena of My Metaphysical Maven. The topic is fear and anxiety and how to tell what's anxiety versus what's a message from the universe. We'll...

Cost: Free

Where:
Waltham Public Library
735 Main Street
Waltham, MA  02451
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Sponsor: Waltham Public Library
Telephone: 781-314-3441
Contact Name: Debora Hoffman
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Did you know that practicing energetic hygiene plays an important role in maintaining a healthy mind, body, spirit and even your home? Everything is made up of energy including us! Energy can...

Cost: $10

Where:
Center For Inner Wellness
26B Main Street
Chester, MA  01011
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Sponsor: Center For Inner Wellness
Telephone: 413-315-1133
Contact Name: Maureen Suriner
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January 29–March 25 With Jody Daniels, MBA and Natalia Cepeda, MA Why take Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)? To better manage your stress and enhance...

Cost: $600–$650

Where:
CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion
1035 Cambridge St
Suite 21A
Cambridge, MA  02141
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Telephone: 617-591-6132
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Join the Marion Institute for our Winter Film Series, a curated line-up of health documentaries that will change the way you think about food, medicine, and disease. Each film will be followed by...

Cost: Free

Where:
St. Luke’s Hospital McBratney Amphitheater
101 Page Street
New Bedford, MA  02740
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Sponsor: Marion Institute
Telephone: 508-748-0816
Contact Name: Patti Rego
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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: $40

Where:
Friends Meeting House
5 Longfellow Park
Cambridge, MA  02138
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Sponsor: Allen Howell, M.Ed. LMHC
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January 31–February 2, 2020 Enjoy heart-opening talks, music, spiritual discussion, connect with like-minded people. Free and open to the public. Attend any or all sessions.  Guest...

Where:
Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel
Springfield, MA


Telephone: (508) 754-9042
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Led by Chuck Raffoni ( E-RYT200) named a “person making postiive change in the world for the LGBTQ Community” by Pride Connections and featured on NBC's Today Show for...

Cost: $50

Where:
The Athlete's Yoga
Woburn, MA


Sponsor: www.yogawithchuck.com
Contact Name: Chuck
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Participate in the fourth annual Lincoln Holistic Wellness Fair!  Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 11:00am–5:00pm in Lincoln, Massachusetts The Lincoln Holistic Wellness Fair...

Cost: $50

Where:
The Pierce House
17 Weston Road
Lincoln, MA  01773
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Sponsor: Lincoln Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 781-738-1920
Contact Name: Jai Kaur

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This free event showcases an impressive variety of wellness practitioners offering complimentary sample treatments, short classes, demos, presentations, and healthy treats. Mark your calendars...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Pierce House
17 Weston Road
Lincoln, MA  01773
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Sponsor: Lincoln Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 781-738-1920
Contact Name: Jai Kaur

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Get a personal teaching for Brother Granite's new Visionary Shamanism Tarot. This class includes the new Visionary Shamanism Tarot deck as well a 90 minute one on one class with Brother Granite...

Cost: $80

Where:
407 Deans Plaza
407 Rte 44
The Enchanted Forest Taunton
Raynham, MA  02767
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Sponsor: Brother Granite
Telephone: 774-208-6195
Contact Name: Granite
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