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Somatic bodywork

Several therapeutic movement-based treatments work with massage, or separate from it, to improve the body’s alignment, and through that, other physical complaints from bad posture to pain. Rolfing, Feldenkrais and the Alexander Technique…

Horseradish photo by Jerry Pank

Horseradish healing

Can that little jar of horseradish in your fridge cure cancer? Like its cousins, the other cruciferous veggies like broccoli and cabbage, fiery nose-tingling horseradish has high levels of glucosinolates (more than ten…


Pioneer practitioners

The independent nurse practitioner with her or his own business is a rare breed. Though most of these professionals work for others, change is looming. Large numbers of baby-boomer-aged family physicians are poised…

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Downsizing your resolutions

“How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.” — Benjamin Franklin  It’s January 2 or thereabouts. Have you kept your New Year’s resolutions…

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Thirteen for ‘13

Let’s peek into the crystal balls of a few health experts out there and see what trends in health will draw our attention in the year to come. Although some trends are new…

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