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Banish Back Pain with Expert Tips

Back pain is one of the most common health issues in the United States, with up to 80 percent of the population suffering the condition at some point. “This exceedingly high number is just

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Get Ready For Winter With Three Coats In One

A few years ago I treated myself to Patagonia’s Tres 3-in-1 Parka as a Christmas present. Back then I bought it because the sales person mentioned that it was their warmest winter coat yet

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Gifts That Keep On Giving

‘Tis the season to go shopping! This holiday season I’ve been thinking a great deal about what constitutes picking out a great gift for someone. In accordance with trying to live a more holistic

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These Turkeys CAN Fly!

Bill Neiman, master of humanely raised meat, is now raising Heritage turkeys—just in time for the holidays

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Thanksgiving Raw Side Dish: Smashed Rootatoes Recipe

If you are still fine-tuning your Thanksgiving menu, consider incorporating a raw dish or two. Here is one of our favorites, from organic vegan chef Jason Wrobel, whose new TV show, How to Live to 100, is debuting on the Cooking Channel

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Improving the Patient to Doctor Relationship

Most parents want online options from kids’ health care providers, but half say it should be free, according to a national health care poll. In fact, most parents would love to get an email

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Beeswax Ornaments: Green Your Holiday Decor

As the holidays are approaching fast, lighting candles is a nice way to create a festive mood and slow down. Unfortunately most candles sold in stores are paraffin candles made with petroleum-based wax. Instead

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The Beauty of Giving Thanks

The term ‘thank you’ is a simple term that speaks in many volumes. It’s one of the first things we learn, as young children, and most of us say it several times a day,

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Beauty Is Wellness: Anti-Aging Cranberries for your Thanksgiving Table

Exactly how did cranberries go from antioxidant powerhouses, full of collagen-building vitamin C and skin-strengthening anthocyanin pigments, to vehicles for inflammatory, wrinkle-causing sugar overload?

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Warming with Ginger Oil

Ginger root essential oil is steam distilled from the fresh cluster of root bulbs (called a rhizome)  of the ginger plant. It has a warming, spicy, woodsy and earthy aroma and has been incorporated

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