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Breathing clean through green

March 4, 2014

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The most effective plants with some of the highest purification abilities include gerbera daisies, peace lilies, chrysanthemums, bamboo and English ivy.

  by Dr. Shawna Eischens —  The Phoenix area tends to rank high on the list of polluted cities, but is staying indoors the best medicine? Not necessarily. Then how can you breathe in the cleanest air possible? Building materials, furniture and electronic equipment are known to emit various volatile organic compound toxicants that have […]

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Helping kids help themselves by using yoga

August 11, 2013

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by Jennifer Schaecher —  There has been lots of talk lately about yoga and its myriad benefits. Strength, flexibility, balance, relaxation and energy — you can experience all of them through the practice of yoga. But, you can get even more out of it if you invite the kids to participate, too. A few schools […]

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It is all down the grassy hill

June 5, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Spring is the notorious season that causes havoc for those who suffer from allergies. During this time of year, pollen counts rise as plants produce more pollen than at any other time. This year seems to be exceptionally worse than previous years. Many factors could be causing an all-time high […]

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Rosemary — A great addition to your food

May 18, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Rosemary grows on a small evergreen shrub belonging to the Labiatae family, and is related to mint. The tops of its leaves look like flat, deep green pine-tree needles, while they are silver-white on their underside. Rosemary’s memorable flavor and unique health benefits make it an indispensable herb for every […]

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Asthma — Breathe easier with natural medicine

May 9, 2013

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by Dr. Toni Vaughan —  If you have ever tried breathing through a straw, you know what asthma feels like. You probably know someone with asthma, maybe your child or spouse — perhaps even yourself. Asthma, a chronic inflammation of the lungs, is one of the most common childhood diseases and is responsible for more […]

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Gentle and effective Bowen Technique: Revolutionizing healing

May 5, 2013

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by Valerie Corbin —  Developed in Australia in the 1950’s by Tom Bowen, The Bowen Technique is a concept in healing that results in profound and lasting results. It does not come from, nor is it similar to, any other massage, bodywork or healing techniques. With this revolutionary technique, misalignments in the body find structural […]

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The worst time to drink carbonated beverages

April 3, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — If you are thirsty in the hours before bedtime, you want to drink milk, water or juice. Do not reach for a carbonated beverage or soda pop. According to a new study from the University of Arizona, soft drink consumption in the evening has been linked to troublesome acid reflux […]

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Childhood asthma linked to Western diet

March 5, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —   Parents, please beware. A new study from New Zealand has concluded that children who eat hamburgers, even just once a week, are twice as likely to develop asthma and wheezing problems. Specifically, kids who eat one hamburger a week are 75 percent more likely to have asthma and 100 […]

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Thyme — herb or medicine?

February 23, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — A member of the labiatae, or mint family, thyme is an herb that comes in many varieties and is native to the Mediterranean basin. There is only one genus of the plant (thymus vulgaris), but depending on the region in which it grows, the composition of the oil distilled from […]

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Digestion: GERD is a very common problem

February 20, 2013

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by Dr. Mona Morstein —  Last year, Pharmacy Times published a list of the top-selling pharmacy drugs for 2010, and Nexium®, a proton-pump inhibitor used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD), or heartburn, was in the number two spot. The sales of Nexium brought in more than 6 billion dollars to AstraZeneca, the pharmaceutical company […]

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I’m sick and tired of hearing about stress

January 11, 2013

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by Irene Conlan —  “I’m sick and tired of hearing about stress,” he said. “I read about it in magazines and the newspaper; they talk about it on the radio and on TV. That’s all they talk about at work. Stress, stress, stress. So what’s the big deal?” He had come for hypnotherapy because he […]

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The dangers of secondhand smoke

December 31, 2012

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We all know the dangers of smoking, but it never hurts to read some of the reasons again. • There are more than 50 chemicals in secondhand smoke that have been identified as hazardous by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment. • Secondhand smoke has been classified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

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Trigger point tools to release fibromyalgia pain

December 10, 2012

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by Betsy Timmerman —  Healing from fibromyalgia requires a multifaceted approach. Vitamin and mineral deficiencies must be corrected; an acidic cellular state must be made more alkaline; muscles must be stretched and strengthened just so; sleep disorders must be rectified; and a proper food plan must be in place. Some people use a combination of […]

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