Deepak Chopra Returns to San Antonio’s Tobin Center on Sept. 14

Deepak Chopra Returns to San Antonio’s Tobin Center on Sept. 14

Join New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra on Thursday, Sept. 14, as he explores some of the most baffling questions about our place in the world. During his presentation, “The Future of Well-Being,”

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CITY SMARTS: Urban Planning Goes Green

CITY SMARTS Urban Planning Goes Green

Early American developers of Washington, D.C., and Savannah, Georgia, strived to recreate the plans of European cities that offered plenty of public squares and parks. Subsequent high-rise apartments in most other U.S. cities that followed lacked certain elements of neighborhood cohesion, as documented in Zane Miller’s book The Urbanization of Modern America.

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Sufficient Sleep Supports Immunity

Sufficient Sleep Supports Immunity

A study from the University of Washington, in .Seattle, tested the relationship of immune system functioning to lack of adequate sleep. To rule out genetic factors, which experts say account for 31 to 55 percent of individual sleep patterns, researchers tested blood samples from 11 pairs of adult identical twins (genetic matches) with differing sleep habits.

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Unlimited Thought Life Enrichment Center Celebrates 30 Years of Consciousness Expansion

Unlimited Thought Life Enrichment Center Celebrates 30 Years of Consciousness Expansion

Celebrating 30 years in .business in San Antonio is a huge milestone. It’s a feat even more significant when you’re serving an eclectic niche of alternative, metaphysical, free-thinking, consciousness-seeking progressives who are searching for deeper spiritual connections and awakenings.

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Colicky Babies Respond to Acupuncture

Colicky Babies Respond to Acupuncture

Research from Sweden has found that acupuncture helps reduce the crying of colicky babies. The study monitored 147 babies between the ages of 2 and 8 weeks with colic at four separate Swedish public child health centers. The babies were divided into three groups; each visited the clinic twice a week for two weeks.

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Coal Phase-Out Boosts Health

Coal Phase- Out Boosts Health

The province of Ontario began a complete phase-out of its coal-fired power plants in 2005, with all of them having closed by 2015. While the costly measure was expected to produce minor air quality improvements, officials predicted that the resulting health benefits would accrue $3 billion in annual healthcare savings for the community.

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Astonishing Agriculture: Food Grows Without Soil or Groundwater

Astonishing Agriculture Food Grows Without Soil or Groundwater

Proponents of GMO (genetically modified) food may argue that the technique is necessary because the world is running out of resources. However, agricultural startup Sundrop Farms, with offices in the UK and Australia, has developed high-tech greenhouse facilities that apply solutions to grow crops with less reliance on finite natural resources than conventional greenhouse production.

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Combo Probiotics Ease Hay Fever

Combo Probiotics Ease Hay Fever

A study from the University of Florida, in Gainesville, has found that the probiotic combination of lactobacilli and bifidobacteria (sold as Kyo-Dophilus) helps relieve the symptoms of seasonal allergies.

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An Awesome Antidote to Polarization

An Awesome Antidote to Polarization

by Kirk J. Schneider

We live in polarized times. The current polarization of the American electorate and federal government is rooted in “the polarized mind”, a fixation by individuals on one point of view that excludes differing views and provokes intolerance.

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Last Call Endangered Species Protection Act May Go Extinct

Last Call Endangered Species Protection Act May Go Extinct

The federal Endangered Species Act (ESA), passed in 1973, strengthened earlier federal protections for animals that had been nearly wiped out by humans. The act faces opposition from those that believe it both unfairly protects animals that poach livestock and restricts land use.

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