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Natural Motherhood: Creating the Best Start for New Life

by Deborah Shouse “A woman’s body is exquisitely designed to conceive, nurture and give birth,” says Dr. Carol J. Phillips, an Annapolis, Maryland, prenatal chiropractor, doula and author of Hands of Love: Seven Steps to the Miracle of Birth. Judith Lothian, Ph.D., associate editor of the Journal of Perinatal Education, …

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Spark Up Your Love Life: Natural Ways to Boost Libido

by Lisa Marshall Underlying health issues aside, a hectic schedule packed with work deadlines, kids’ sporting events and household chores can leave little time for intimacy. Letting that pattern go on too long can become a problem. “There’s a use-it-or-lose-it phenomenon that occurs,” says Dr. Anita Clayton, a University of …

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Medical Massage: Targeted Therapy for Specific Ills

by Linda Sechrist Sharon Puszko, Ph.D., founder of the Daybreak Geriatric Massage Institute, in Indianapolis, teaches and certifies massage therapists working in assisted living, long-term care and memory care facilities. She relates, “These individuals appreciate not only the physiological benefits of massage but also having a therapist touch and address …

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Emotional Smarts

How to Raise Your EQ by Harvey Deutschendorf The role of emotional intelligence (EI) in helping to facilitate success and happiness in individual lives has become well accepted. People with high EI tend to share seven habits. Focus on the positive. While not ignoring bad news, EI people have made …

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Holistic Eye Care

Taking the Whole Body into Account by Linda Sechrist The “old wives’ tale” about eating carrots for healthy vision wasn’t wrong, but fell far short of a holistic approach to eye health. Today’s holistically trained healthcare providers and ophthalmologists believe that properly maintaining the marvelous phenomenon of eyesight requires taking …

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In the O-Zone: Oxygen Therapy Heals a Host of Ills

Oxygen Therapy Heals a Host of Ills by Valerie Burke As safe and trusted as hyperbaric (high pressure) oxygen therapy, ozone therapy also harnesses the healing power of oxygen. Since the 1950s, its popularity has increased around the world. Today, more than 45,000 physicians in 50 countries administer ozone therapy …

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Holistic Dermatology

Inner Health, Radiant Skin by Linda Sechrist Holistic skin care practices are simple, healthy and sustainably good for people and the planet because they follow nature’s example. Medical Doctor Alan M. Dattner, a 35-year pioneer in the field of holistic dermatology, faithfully follows nature’s principles in supporting skin health. His …

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Weight-Loss Saboteurs

Tackling Obesity’s Hidden Causes by Lisa Marshall Eat less, move more. These words have been the cornerstone of diet advice for decades, leading millions of Americans to greet the new year with vows to cut calories and hit the gym. In all, one in five U.S. adults are dieting at …

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