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Is Your Health Worth $1/day?

Consistency is key to success of any kind, says Reba Linker, who founded the online social and spiritual group AtoZ to provide members with a “supportive, consistent community that helps bring miracles to life.” AtoZ’s members can choose to participate in a monthly array of “soul nourishing, growth-enhancing events, Linker says. Those include circle gatherings, workshops with renowned healers from around the world, spirit art workshops, full moon healing meditations, and distance ... Read More »

Easy Ways to Slim Down for Summer

by Dr. Neil Paulvin With summer upon us, it seems that all my patients want to know how to keep their weight down. That’s a good question—there are lots of diet plans out there. Here are some easy tips to help slim down for summer. The first thing to understand is that not all calories are the same; broccoli is ... Read More »

Filling Your Bucket

by Harriet Cabelly Are you OK with giving to yourself, with doing for yourself, with taking care of you? Before you can practice self-care to any degree, you have to believe that it’s OK to tend to yourself—that you matter and that you cannot run on empty, regardless of how little time there is. You’re not being selfish, and there’s no payoff for martyrdom. You know the old ... Read More »

Lyme Disease: “The Great Mimicker”

From the Desk of Dr. Howard Robins at The Healing Center in New York City What’s wrong with me?  Michael came into the office taking short baby steps. His 19 year old arms and hands were bent and twisted into a weird spasmodic position. His head tilted to the side, eyes nearly closed with his face in a strange grimace. ... Read More »

Pop-Up Awaken Fair at The Roger Smith Hotel

The Awaken Wellness Fair, the “body-mindspirit-green expo,” will return to New York City as a pop-up event July 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in a brand-new location: two floors of the Roger Smith Hotel, located at 501 Lexington Avenue at 47th Street. The fair will feature two rooms of expert speakers giving presentations at no extra charge, all day long. Visitors to the ... Read More »

California Wins Cancer Label Case Against Monsanto’s Roundup

Warning Must Be Disclosed on Weed Killer AFresno County Superior Court Judge Kristi Kapetan has ruled that the state of California will require Monsanto to place a cancer warning label on the company’s Roundup weed killer. The ruling is the first of its kind in the U.S. and comes after a branch of the World Health Organization labeled the product’s ... Read More »

Autonomous Autos

Driverless Cars Promise Safety and Savings Hyundai demonstrated its Ioniq autonomous, or driverless, hybrid car concept at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, demonstrating that such vehicles—equipped with sophisticated sensors, GPS and computers—could be for sale within five to seven years. Safety is paramount. Estimates for the U.S., based on a 2013 Eco Center for Transportation study, projected that if 90 ... Read More »

Molly Hagan on Eco-Living: Start Small and Stay Committed

APRIL THOMPSON Born and raised in the Midwest, actress Molly Hagan moved west in the 1980s to pursue her dream of an acting career. Her childhood home was located alongside farmland that ended up being sold and quarried for limestone. “They kept buying more acreage and infringing on our life and landscape. It was hideous, and led me to want ... Read More »

Ginger Relieves Infected Root Canals

Natural Oral Health Treatment Research from the University of Medical Sciences and Technology, in Khartoum, Sudan, tested the efficacy of ginger, cinnamon and a combination of both in reducing root canal infections. The study tested infections associated with 50 teeth involved in root canals. They were divided into five groups. One was treated with a paste of extract of ginger, ... Read More »

Vitamin D Helps Babies Grow Strong Bones and Muscle

Supplement for Healthy Little Ones Researchers from McGill University, in Montreal, Canada, have discovered a connection between vitamin D supplementation during infancy and a healthier ratio of muscle and fat in toddlers. “We were very intrigued by the higher lean mass and the possibility that vitamin D can help infants to grow both healthy skeletons and amounts of muscle, yet ... Read More »