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Essentials for Non-Toxic Living at Green Conscience Home

Green Conscience Home and Garden

by Marlaina Donato For most of us, “home sweet home” isn’t always sweet; sensitivity and allergic reactions to interior fabrics, plastics and finishes can be the root cause of health problems in adults, children and pets alike. Most of us don’t think about chemicals when we curl up on the …

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Energetic Detox

Local Energy Workers

by Erin Lehn Floresca Throughout history, people have participated in detoxification rituals for a variety of reasons, especially to restore health to the physical body. Today, when many factors in the environment can wreak havoc on our physical health, a detoxification cleanse can remove unwanted toxins absorbed from our near-constant …

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Integrative Medicine for Weight and Age Management

Doctor Stuart Erner

by Sandra Yeyati Stuart Erner, M.D., of Capital Region Progressive Medicine & Longevity Practice, longs for a day when there is no distinction between a conventional and an integrative doctor, and all physicians are trained and willing to prescribe both pharmaceuticals and non-drug treatment options interchangeably, depending upon what is …

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Beauty Society: Beyond Zero Toxicity

Beauty Society Organic Salon

by Martin Miron Beauty Society Organic Salon, in Malta since 1992, is a green hair salon that uses non-toxic, biodynamic and certified organic products. Owners William and Cristina Connolly are licensed in New York state, including many continuing education credits. William is a regional educator for organic salon systems and …

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Creating Sanctuary for Body and Spirit

Kathleen Vroman

by Marlaina Donato “Do small things with great love,” Mother Teresa advised, and this philosophy inspires healing artist Kathleen Vroman on a daily basis. Vroman, a licensed massage therapist and owner of Troy Community Massage, believes that less is truly more, especially when it comes to providing clients with a …

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Dr. Joseph Gulyas: The Gatekeeper of Family Medicine

Dr Joseph Gulyas

by Nancy Somera Dr. Joseph Gulyas, a chiropractor of 28 years and owner of Northeast Spine & Wellness, notes that statistics from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, an international economic group comprised of 34 member nations, shows that the U.S. spends about two-and-a-half times more on health care …

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Proper Nutrition is the Foundation for Supreme Health

Sarah Stout

by Martin Miron Dr. Sarah Stout, the owner of Reinventing Wellness, in Ballston Lake, is a doctor of naturopathy, certified in clinical nutrition, holistic health counseling, raw food detox and raw food cooking. Some of her specialties include nutritional counseling, supplements, meal planning, homeopathy, food allergy testing, herbology and cooking …

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