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Fossil Fuel-Free Investing

by Harry Moran Although the reality for most of us is that we’re going to burn fossil fuels (oil or gas) to stay warm, there are some significant steps we can take reduce our footprint as consumers and investors. We can work to bring our investments into better alignment with …

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The Connection Between Foods and Cancer

by Susan Brown Since the 1950s, Americans have spent billions of dollars on cancer research and treatments, yet the epidemic continues. Many doctors, natural health practioners, researchers and oncologists are going outside of the conventional treatment box and successfully using less invasive and less toxic approaches that support the body’s …

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Hooray for Dirt!

by Julia Cadieux For generations, parents have understood that playing outdoors is good for kids and grandparents know that fresh air is good for a fussy baby. There’s even folk wisdom that says every person should eat a peck of dirt before they die. Science is now catching up with …

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Keeping Oral Toxins at Bay

by Frederick Dreher We often think of a tooth as a solid block of enamel with no life to it, when in fact it has millions of tubules filled with fluid that flow from the interior to the exterior throughout the entire tooth, keeping it clean. The heart of the …

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Enhancing the Immune System Naturally

by Stuart Erner Most of us will get sick on occasion no matter how healthy we are, due to the wide variety of infectious agents we’re exposed to, so this is a good time to review many of the ways we can stay healthier by boosting our immune system function …

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Perspectives on Integrative Medicine

by Dr. Stuart Erner Integrative medicine is poised to be the predominant method of medical practice in the future as more physicians learn about this holistic, patient-centered approach to wellness and disease prevention using a pluralistic, multi-focal health care model. More than 20 years ago, a landmark study by D. …

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What is the McKenzie Method?

by Joseph Maccio Also known as Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), the McKenzie Method is a philosophy of active patient involvement and education that is trusted and used by practitioners and patients all over the world for back, neck and extremity problems. An evidence-based approach, the key distinction of MDT …

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Rolfing Structural Integration

Restoring Natural Alignment to Create Fluid Movement by Nick Pavoldi Rolfing Structural Integration is a soft tissue approach to re-establishing natural alignment. Dr. Ida Rolf, the innovator of this process, held that when a body is in alignment, it works properly. Rolfing is based on the premise that the human …

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