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Natural Mouthwash Offers Safe Alternative to Tooth Whiteners The quest for a whiter smile has led to a new boom in cosmetic dental products, from over-the-counter bleaching agents to laser whitening systems. It has also led to unnecessary damage to people’s teeth, plus the potential for larger health problems, says Dr. Lewis Gross, owner of Tribeca Center for Holistic and Integrative Dentistry. “Over-the counter bleaching agents, such as whitening ... Read More »

Yes, I Finally Got Rid of Herpes!

Imagine… You’ve got that first date with him/her. You ‘ve got that interview for the new job you so very much need. You’re getting married today. You’re meeting that new client, the CEO of the biggest account you’ve ever had. You wake up in the morning with a huge, red, ugly blister on your lip. It’s a Herpes outbreak! It ... Read More »

Pain Remedy Uses Time-Tested Ingredients

Entrepreneur C. E. Smith has introduced a new homeopathic pain relief cream, Aunt Alberta’s Remedy, to the market. “My aunt Alberta mixed natural herbs to develop remedies that would cure everything that ailed you,” Smith recalls. “This cream penetrates deep into the skin and muscle tissues. I used a combination of several time-tested ingredients—oil of wintergreen, iodine and castor oil—to bring effective pain relief results.” ... Read More »

Free Radicals and Your Health

Almost any activity that you perform results in free radical formation. In addition, there are many things outside of our bodies, that when they enter our bodies, can cause free radicals to form in our bodies. Let’s start out by defining what a free radical is. If you have taken a chemistry class, you may already understand what a free ... Read More »

Holistic Dentist Offers Benefits beyond Traditional Treatment

By Robert Ryan It was with some trepidation that I approached my initial visit with Dr. Lewis Gross, the director of the Tribeca Center for Holistic and Integrative Dentistry. It had been some time since I’d seen a dentist, and I was expecting the worst. An upper-right molar had cracked, and I hadn’t had a cleaning in a long time. For ... Read More »

Shake Your Soul® Classes at New York Open Center

Odelia Shargian of Movement Bliss Studio will offer a weekly class, Shake Your Soul®: Dance for Your Health, Thursdays in August, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the New York Open Center. Shargian, a Shake Your Soul® (SYS) instructor and teacher trainer in NYC and Tenafly, New Jersey, says the technique is suitable for all fitness levels. Based in integrative dance, meditative movement and mindfulness, SYS is ... Read More »

Massage Offers Natural Approach to Infertility

    For some couples, the journey toward parenthood is stalled at conception. While many women conceive without difficulty, approximately one in every 10 couples has problems with infertility. A certified fertility massage therapist can offer an effective nonmedical approach to the problem, says Nicole Lucas, owner of BodhiWork in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. “Nurturing the Mother Fertility Massage helps couples create a fertile environment for new life,” ... Read More »

Psychic Joan Carra Hosts Eclipse Panel & Pet Communication

Renowned medium Joan Carra will host two special events this month at the Edgar Cayce Center of New York, where she is now a practitioner: a panel discussion of the upcoming total solar eclipse and an interactive course in animal communications. In anticipation of the solar eclipse that will cast a shadow across the United States on August 21, Carra ... Read More »

The Voyage to Well-being: Vegan Caribbean Cruise Celebrates 15 Years of Sailing

Since 2004, Holistic Holiday at Sea vegan cruise has welcomed more than 15,000 guests with opportunities that meet each person wherever they are on their journey to health. Often described as a life-changing conference, vacation, and wellness retreat all-in-one, Holistic Holiday at Sea combines classes from plant-based leaders; fitness and mindfulness workshops; exotic ports of call; and gourmet food—all centered on the topic of plant-based nutrition and lifestyle. The next voyage takes place ... Read More »

Vegetarian Vision Returns to NYC for 25th Anniversary

Vegetarian Vision, in conjunction with New Life Expo, will bring the nation’s largest vegetarian and health convention to New York September 9 and 10 at Penn Plaza Pavilion, located at 401 7th Avenue at 33rd Street (across from Penn Station). The event will run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days. An international vegetarian convention and health and food festival, Vegetarian Vision is “a full weekend ... Read More »