Finding Wellness in Fermented Foods


by Jennifer Taylor

Creating a successful and growing fermented foods business wasn’t the original goal for Greg and Stephanie Ross, owners of Roots of Wholeness. Instead, they just needed relief from a number of family health issues including asthma, eczema, IBS, hives and symptoms associated with autism.

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Q&A – Chiropractic Care and Kids


As another school year approaches, children’s health is on the minds of most parents. A physical exam is usually required, but what about a chiropractic check? We asked Drs. Mackenzie and Oscar Romero, both practicing chiropractors, whether that’s something to consider.

Q: Would my child benefit from a chiropractic check?

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A Tribute to the American Elderberry


The International Society for Horticultural Science named the elderberry its 2013 Herb of the Year for good reason. In June, scientists gathered in Columbia, Missouri, to share research on the potential of elderberries and elder flowers for preventing and treating illnesses at the first International Elderberry Symposium.

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Nature’s Antibiotics: Recover Health with Less Risk


by Kathleen Barnes

We live in a world of microbes: bacteria, viruses, fungi and other pathogens that can make us sick. Most of the time, our immune systems are able to fight off microbial attacks, yet we’ve all experienced unsettling infections.

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Tarot Now: The Three of Wands


by Kathleen Smith

August is a great time to prepare for the coming season. Whether you’re a parent getting your child ready for the new school year, or an event planner setting up the calendar for corporate parties, weddings, or holidays, you’re busy and may be feeling a bit overwhelmed.

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Solar Powered: Capturing Energy from Asphalt Roads


Asphalt roads throughout the country are well known for soaking up the sun’s rays. Now, new piping technology from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, in Massachusetts, is offering a way to trap heat and use it elsewhere, potentially transforming blacktopped streets into giant solar energy collectors.

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RETHINKING CANCER: A Brave New World of Effective Natural Therapies


by Linda Sechrist

Susan Silberstein takes her message for preventing cancer and recurrences to medical and nursing schools, continuing oncology nursing education programs and universities from her headquarters in Richboro, Pennsylvania. The nonprofit organization provides research-based education and counseling on how to prevent, cope with and beat cancer through immune-boosting holistic approaches.

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Exceptional Help Wanted: ADVERTISING SALES


Natural Awakenings San Antonio is looking for part-time advertising and marketing sales consultants.

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Boost the Health Benefits of Coffee, Tea With Chinese Herb, Ganoderma


Hot (and cold) coffee and teas are staples in many households, which is a good thing given the latest research. Coffee, for example, may reduce the risk of:

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Pet Food Perils: Lurking GMOs May Hurt Our Pets


by Dr. Michael W. Fox

Like a canary in a coal mine, dogs serve as sentinels, drawing our attention to health hazards in our shared home environment and in the products and byproducts of the food industry.

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