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Fall into winter soups

Submitted by Kippy Spilker TOMATO-BASIL BISQUE This is by far my most frequently requested potluck… [read more]

Fall into winter soups Fall into winter soups

Healthy Recipe: Rawscotti

                Submitted by Marie-Claire… [read more]

Healthy Recipe: Rawscotti Healthy Recipe: Rawscotti

Introducing Battlefield Accupuncture for acute and chronic pain

                Written by Dr. William… [read more]

Introducing Battlefield Accupuncture for acute and chronic pain Introducing Battlefield Accupuncture for acute and chronic pain

HCG: Dr. Simeons’ Transformative Discovery

Written by Michael Gerber, MD, HMD An interesting approach to the epidemic of obesity is reviewed… [read more]

HCG: Dr. Simeons’ Transformative Discovery HCG: Dr. Simeons’ Transformative Discovery

Take time out for herbal tea

Written by Kippy Spilker Herbal tea is not actually a tea at all, but that doesn’t make it less… [read more]

Take time out for herbal tea Take time out for herbal tea

Healthy Recipe: A Little Sweet, A Little Spicy

Blackberry-Jalapeno Jelly Submitted by Kippy Spilker Blackberries are my favorites of all the… [read more]

Healthy Recipe: A Little Sweet, A Little Spicy Healthy Recipe: A Little Sweet, A Little Spicy

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Fall into winter soups

Submitted by Kippy Spilker TOMATO-BASIL BISQUE This is by far my most frequently requested potluck dish. It’s the first to disappear at work luncheons and soup parties, and thankfully isn’t … [Read More...]

Book Reviews


The MindBody Prescription

HEALING THE BODY, HEALING THE PAIN By Dr. John Sarno, M.D. Reviewed for Healthy Beginnings By June Milligan, M.Ed., CCHt, PLR | In 1990, Dr. John Sarno wrote a best-selling book entitled Healing … [Read More...]

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KATE’S KITCHEN | INGREDIENTS: 11?2 C. white rice, rinsed well 21?2 C. chicken broth 1 medium carrot, finely diced 1 stalk celery, finely diced 1 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium sweet green pepper, diced 1?4 t. paprika 1?4 salt 1?4 t. white pepper 2 T. butter 1 T. olive oil or […]


AB289: The dietetics bill was passed out of Senate Commerce Committee with Assemblyman Ellison’s amendment.  All 3 Republicans (Halseth, Roberson, Settelmeyer) voted against the entire bill because it expands government and creates more fees. AB289 has been dismissed.   SB412 Complementary Integrative Medicine: No vote was taken in Committee so it appears to be dead. […]

Prescribing Poor Health: CANDIDA. Are Yeast Infections Making You Sick?

by Dr. Sally Rockwell | It is believed by medical experts today that 2/3 of the American population suffers from chronic Candida and the leading culprit is thought to be antibiotics and diet. Candida is a condition of yeast overgrowth in the intestines causing a slue of problems. Antibiotics kill bacteria, both the good and […]

Drugless Alternatives for Cold and Flu Season

by Zane Tobin, HHP, EMT | Well you guessed it; it’s that time of year again. The time when all the cold and flu viruses like to stay indoors where its warm and cozy and where they can infect the unsuspecting, you. There are more than 200 different viruses that can cause the collection of […]

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Publisher’s Letter | October 2015

Editor’s Letter It is hard to believe that fall is officially here and we are fast approaching the busy holiday season. For many of us, the holidays represent the time of year that is extra jam packed with events, family obligations and entertaining. During this busy time of year, it is extra important to find […]

Proactive oral health
instruction, sexual education, and nutritional education are paramount.

Adolescent | Oral Health

Infinity Dental Group Submitted by Kathy Nelson-Burns, RDH, BSDH, MPH | Mouth and throat diseases, which range from cavities to cancer, cause pain and disability for millions of Americans each year. Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease of childhood.  90% of decay occurs on the chewing surfaces of teeth; these are often the […]


West Nile Virus & Horses

What You Need To Know… From the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Q. Has West Nile virus caused severe illness or death in horses? A. Yes, while data suggest that most horses infected with West Nile virus recover, results of investigations indicate that West Nile virus has caused deaths in horses in the United States. […]


Healthy Boundaries

The ways that we act according our boundaries gives illuminating information about our self-esteem and our view of the world.

Few people fail to be unnerved by the stranger they just sat next to who unhesitatingly divulges intimate details of their life story, pouring it out like water through a sieve. Their conversation is not about connection, as they seem utterly unaware of impressions received or conveyed by the listener. This story teller seems to have no conception of boundaries at all—either of their own or of others’.

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Recharge Your Body & Mind with Amazing Amino Acids

Written By Dr. Daniel S. Smith, D.C. Reviewed By Caroline A. Wadlin, MD | As we age, everything seems to slow, except the aging process itself. In his new book, “Recharge Your Body and Mind with Amazing Amino Acids,” Dr. Daniel Smith presents a well-organized, thoughtful analysis of how the benefits of amino acid therapy could […]


A New Definition of Health

By Robert A. Eslinger, D.O., H.M.D., DAAIM It is widely recognized that modern conventional medicine is beginning to reach the pinnacle of its development. The spiral of increasingly powerful, expensive and toxic drugs cannot continue. It will eventually price itself out of existence. Also, new developments in fields as diverse as consciousness and sub-atomic particle physics are revealing that we are much […]