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Halloween Health Dangers

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention have issued a flurry of warnings about the potential dangers during the Halloween season, from allergy attacks in furry animal costumes all the way to tampering

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The Donation of Healing: Mahasukha Spa at Menla Mountain Retreat

Close your eyes, and imagine being transported to a magical land up in the Catskill Mountains of New York State. The breathtaking landscapes and fresh mountain air take all stress away the minute you arrive. The natural

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Vegan Recipes for Better Health, Increased Energy

I am grooving on this new healthy cookbook by Shelley Alexander, who  has enjoyed a lifelong love of delicious, locally grown, seasonal foods. She received her formal chef’s training at The Los Angeles Culinary

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Layer Up With Sustainable Stripes This Fall

Fall is one of my favorite seasons. It’s the perfect time of the year for hiking and getting off-peak travel deals. That’s also when long-sleeved jerseys come in really handy for day trips and

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The Fall, Keep Cold and Flu-free with the essential oils of Clove and Cinnamon

  When the weather changes, and temperatures drop, we can be more susceptible to catching a cold or the flu. How can aromatherapy keep us healthy this fall? Try incorporating essential oils into your “Immune

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Beauty Is Wellness: The Fall Soup’s a Major Anti-Ager

This fall, make room for this anti-ager on your plate— or in your soup bowl, using the recipe ahead.

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Boost Longevity with Leaner Food, More Exercise

Do we really require, as a people, to be told still to avoid sugary desserts and couch-potato behavior? New research from Sweden sheds new light on the consequences of unhealthy habits during a span of

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No Partisan Politics for Climate Hero Award

And the winner is … William J. Clinton AND George W. Bush, at least when it comes to the inaugural Climate Hero Award sponsored by the U.S. Senate Climate Change Clearinghouse. The George W. Bush Presidential Center in

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Vapour Organic Beauty Co-Founder Krysia Boinis: Cosmetics for a Cause

Welcome to Better Organic Choice (BOC), a column focusing on makeup, skincare and beauty tips, tricks, adventures and product advice for the holistically hip. We cover the best in green glam, behind the scenes

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Arthritis and Joint Support in Fashionable Leggings

Great for the office, yoga class or a night on the town, I tried these yoga-perfect leggings to feel more support under skirts, more like a pair of tights than leggings, but they totally

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