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The ABCDs of Vitamins and Reading by Dr. Michal Luchins

Vitamin D deficiency seems rampant. But is there a connection between Vitamin D and ADHD, autism and developmental delays? Dr John J Cannell, Executive Director of Vitamin D Council and a forensic psychiatrist in California, is convinced that Vitamin D does play a role.

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Are They Really Happy? by Dr. Charles Glassman

One of the funny things that we humans do is look at other people and fantasize about how great their lives must be. A related phenomenon is our efforts to get people to feel that way about us—that is, to believe that our lives must be great.

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Cultivating Awareness by Jaye C. Levitsky

We have all heard or spoken the words, “where does the time go?”, “where was I as I drove home from work today?”, “where was I as I prepared dinner for my family?”, or “where was I during our game of Candy Land?” These types of experiences have been felt by each of us at one point or another. These little moments serve as a reminder of our absence from what is happening right now.

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Acupuncture During Cancer Therapy

Finding out that you or someone you love has cancer can be overwhelming. Your life changes in an instance. Worrying about all the tests, the appointments, the therapies and possible surgeries and the prognosis can be very stressful and impact all areas of your life.

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The Benefits of Acupuncture by Neil R. Borodkin

With acupuncture’s ever-increasing popularity as an effective addition to our self-care, people seek treatment for a wide variety of health needs. Pain relief is at the top of the list for many, as well as alleviating digestive issues, sleep disorders and anxiety to name just a few. In fact all aspects of the individual can be treated depending upon the skill and experience of the practitioner.

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Health Tips for Women by Dr. Barbara Gordon-Cohen

September 26 is National Women’s Health & Fitness Day. To recognize the women in our lives, here are some health tips.

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Hypnotherapy: A Massage for the Mind by Rachel Astarte Piccione

Not many people understand hypnotherapy. Some may consider it a method of mind control or even a New Age oddity. Hypnosis, however, has been around since the beginning of mankind. In fact, we naturally enter states of hypnosis every day. Hypnotherapy is the use of those natural states of hypnosis as a mode of healing.

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Ambassadors for a Peaceful Community by Michelle Dawson

The planet does not need more 'successful' people. But it does desperately need more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers, and lovers of every shape and size. It needs more people who live well in their places. It needs people of moral courage willing to join the fight to make the world more habitable and humane. ~David Orr

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The All Encompassing Effects of Yoga Therapy by Nancy Mahon

Yoga therapists are certified teachers who address specific health issues on all levels. Using numerous yoga postures to deal with various mental and physical problems, the yoga therapist applies the principles of yoga through an individualized practice to promote physical health and reduce stress, as well as create balance between body, mind and spirit.

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Homeopathic Help for Your Road Trip by Laura Josephson

Heading out to the shore, mountains, or on an impromptu adventure for Labor Day weekend? Pack some homeopathic first aid remedies for your weekend fun. Hopefully, you won’t need them but in case you do, they just might save your vacation. It’s a snap to treat common injuries and ailments such as motion sickness during travel and recreation.

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