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Prevent Osteoarthritis

May 25, 2022

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis. It causes pain and inflammation in joints and is also known as degenerative joint disease or wear-and-tear arthritis. In OA, the cartilage in your joints wears away. Cartilage covers the ends of bones and acts as a cushion. If too much cartilage wears away, bone rubs […] Read More »

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Cholesterol’s Good Side

May 11, 2022

Cholesterol itself isn’t bad. Your body needs some cholesterol to make hormones, vitamin D, and digestive fluids. Cholesterol also helps your organs function properly. Yet having too much LDL cholesterol can be a problem. High LDL cholesterol over time can damage your arteries, contribute to heart disease, and increase your risk for a stroke. Getting […] Read More »

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Health Tip: Keep Your Bladder Healthy

Apr 20, 2022

People rarely talk about bladder health, but everyone is affected by it. Each day, adults pass about a quart and a half of urine through the bladder and out of the body. As people get older, the bladder changes. Bladder infections, urinary incontinence, and urinary tract infections are extremely common. While you can’t control everything that […] Read More »

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Detox Your Home with Plants

Apr 6, 2022

There are a wide variety of toxic chemicals lurking in your home. While you can take steps to minimize them, one the most prevalent chemicals in your home isn’t easy to get rid of. Formaldehyde, a volatile organic compound that’s emitted in low levels by a variety of household building products and furniture, may cause […] Read More »

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Acupuncture Really Works

Mar 2, 2022

I get asked all the time: “Does acupuncture really work?” Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medicine-based approach to treating a variety of conditions by triggering specific points on the skin with needles. It is a minimally invasive method to stimulate nerve-rich areas of the skin surface to influence tissues, gland, organs, and various functions of […] Read More »

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Valentine’s Day Gift Idea

Feb 9, 2022

Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate relationships, whether it’s a special someone, a close friend, or your family. We commonly give gifts of cards, candy and flowers. We know sugar is not good for us and many of us are allergic to flowers. So, rather than turning to your go-to chocolates, flowers or conversation hearts, […] Read More »

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Welcome to the Year of the Tiger!

Jan 31, 2022

Tuesday, February 1st is the start of Chinese New Year, and we will be welcoming the year of the Water Tiger until January 21, 2023! 2021 was the year of the Metal Ox, which typically signifies success to those who work very hard and follow their goals with confidence, persistence and determination. This past year […] Read More »

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Health Tip: Sanitize Your Phone Weekly

Jan 12, 2022

Just how filthy is the average phone? Your screen can play host to viruses and bacteria including E. coli, Staphylococcus aureus, and Streptococcus. Viruses can linger on hard surfaces anywhere from a few hours to a couple of weeks. A regular sanitizing routine could reduce your risk of coming into contact with germs, especially during flu season. […] Read More »

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5 New Year’s Traditions From Around The World 

Dec 30, 2021

  Happy New Year and welcome to 2022! Every year in the USA, about two million people gather in New York City’s Times Square to watch the famous “ball drop,” we share a kiss at midnight and we sing Auld Lang Syne. Around the world, different cultures welcome the change of year with unique New […] Read More »

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The Importance of Rest

Dec 15, 2021

I was recently thinking about how important rest is to our minds, bodies and spirits and found an article called “The Benefits Of Resting And How To Unplug In A Busy World.” Here is a summary of good information from that article: Have you ever felt like you can’t keep up with your daily tasks […] Read More »

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