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The Nature of Homeopathy

Written by Michael Gerber, MD, HMD After practicing Homeopathic and Integrative Medicine for 40 years,… [read more]

The Nature of Homeopathy The Nature of Homeopathy

Patient Mysteries: Are you thyroid deficient?

Part 1 Written by Dr. William N. Clearfield, D.O. In Part 1 we review two case studies illustrating… [read more]

Patient Mysteries: Are you thyroid deficient? Patient Mysteries: Are you thyroid deficient?


Written by Michael Gerber, MD, HMD Headaches come from many causes. They may originate from hormonal… [read more]

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Healthy Recipe: Mediterranean Wild Rice Salad

Submitted by Shannon Vigil, Holistic Health Coach This recipe is from my Superfood Salads collection.… [read more]

Healthy Recipe: Mediterranean Wild Rice Salad Healthy Recipe: Mediterranean Wild Rice Salad

What’s testing you?

Written by Kate Colby Nelson, RScP In the epic Indian tale, The Ramayana, is an illustration of… [read more]

What’s testing you? What's testing you?

Stay away from Statins; it gets worse

Written by Robert A. Eslinger, D.O., H.M.D. The regular readers of this magazine will remember when… [read more]

Stay away from Statins; it gets worse Stay away from Statins; it gets worse

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The Nature of Homeopathy

Written by Michael Gerber, MD, HMD After practicing Homeopathic and Integrative Medicine for 40 years, I am continually in awe of its power and complexities. Homeopathy is based not only on the … [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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Most people have heard about the health benefits of fiber.  Among the many forms of fiber available today, the oldest by far is flax.  As the source of linen fiber, Flax has been cultivated since at least 5000 B.C.  The medicinal properties of Flax seeds were known to the Greeks. Hippocrates recommended them for inflammations […]

Exercise Your Brain!

It’s Fun To Be Smart By Sara Piccola We’re told time and time again the importance of exercising the brain. The brain thinks and grows by interacting with the world. Most age-related losses, such as memory and motor skills, are a result from inactivity and a lack of mental exercise and stimulation. This short quiz […]


Why You Should Care About pH

The over-acidification of the body is the single underlying cause of all disease. All Disease?  How Can That Be? The pH level (the acid-alkaline measurement) of our internal fluids affects every cell in our bodies. Each of the body’s fluids has a specific pH value, and extended acid imbalances of any kind are not tolerated […]

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Vision, Light & Quality of Life

The majority of what we perceive about our world and our surroundings comes to us through our sense of vision.  One of the major factors which affects how visual information is processed is the amount and quality of light available. Supplementation of light, especially in the morning hours, has been shown to have a beneficial […]


White Water Rafting in California

By Lauren Birtwhistle The sun is out and the water is moving fast! Take advantage of this fun and exciting time of year and experience a one of a kind adventure: white water rafting. You do not have to travel too far for an adrenaline-pumping weekend. Here are a few places to check out around […]



Written By Shelby Molchan | The word constipation is derived from the Latin word “constipatus,” meaning “to press or crowd together, to pack or to cram.”  So to be constipated means difficulty moving the bowels due to packed accumulation of feces. However, constipation can also exist while the bowels seem to be moving normally despite […]


A Natural Non-Drug Approach to Restless Leg Syndrome

Written By: Martin Rutherford, D.C., C.C.S.T. and Randall Gates, D.C., D.A.C.N.B. | Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is surprisingly common. The prevalence of occurrence is approximately 10 percent of the “adult” population. The diagnosis is often vague, but essentially RLS is: 1. Characterized by an irresistible urge to move the legs, particularly at night when lying […]


Surprise. It’s Gluten

by Tim Johnston | You wake up in the morning feeling very tired and depressed. Maybe it is just because you have had a long term, irritating skin rash that has made you self conscious and will not go away. You’ve made it through the round of doctors, taken the pills, done the exercises, and […]


Microchipping | It’s always sad to see a flyer stapled to a signpost or on a bulletin board at the grocery store with a picture of a lost pet. You imagine a child waiting for the phone to ring, hoping that some kind person happens to find his kitty and see his flyer. Sadly, once […]


PROCRASTINATION: A Tried and True Recipe for Stress and Frustration

Written by June Milligan, M.Ed., CCHt | Procrastination is defined as needless voluntary delay. If you’re reading this it’s probably because you’re bothered by procrastination. You may be reading it because you’re procrastinating right now. If you are a procrastinator, don’t feel alone. Statistics show that 85% of Americans suffer from that intention-action gap we […]