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LIVING IN SYNCHRONICITY LIVING IN SYNCHRONICITY
The Power of Meaningful Coincidence

When we have an inner need that converges with an outside event, it is a meaningful coincidence known as synchronicity, and it happens to us all. It can be simple, like a playful sprite: recurring numbers or dates, all the lights...

Kibble Quandary Kibble Quandary
A Fresh Look at Pet Food

Eating healthy is a family affair, and that includes the family pet. However, what works for humans may be less than optimal for Fluffy or Fido, as each requires a species-specific...

Disrupting Disposables Disrupting Disposables
The Drive to Banish Single-Use Plastics

Universities, sports arenas, restaurants and other businesses are taking up the call to “disrupt disposables” as part of a global effort to dramatically cut down on single-use plastics. The environmental problems caused by those ubiquitous throwaways have become a mainstay of news reporting, and studies on how best to reduce them through...

Dr. David W. Regiani Dr. David W. Regiani
on Treating Sleep Disordered Breathing with Holistic Dentistry

David W. Regiani, BS, DDS, has been involved in learning about and treating sleep disordered breathing and bite disturbances since 1993. His first classes were in February of that year, through the American Equilibration Society, and he is still ...

Vital Steps Vital Steps
The Path to Vascular Fitness

It is well-known that exercise combats cardiovascular disease by balancing blood pressure and managing blood sugar, but aerobic exercise, not resistance training, takes the prize for keeping the body’s thousands of miles of blood vessels more supple. A 2017 study...

LIVING LONG & WELL LIVING LONG & WELL
Age-Defying Habits and the Fountain of Youth

At age 29, Betty Holston Smith, of Rockville, Maryland, weighed more than 200 pounds, smoked cigarettes and ate processed junk food. Now, almost 79 years young, she is a vegan ultra-marathon runner and an inspiration to anyone wanting to...

HEALING JOINTS FROM WITHIN - footHEALING JOINTS FROM WITHIN
The Promise of Regenerative Medicine

Someday, medical science will allow us to infuse damaged or aging organs with new cells, or to manufacture made-to-order organs on a 3-D printer. These emerging techniques to revitalize worn-out body parts are...

GOOD HEARTS START YOUNG GOOD HEARTS START YOUNG
Boosting Kids’ Cardiovascular Health

Wwas drawn into the dynamics of couples’ counseling three decades ago when she saw how in her own marriage, petty disagreements could turn into full-blown arguments with the potential for...

Linda Carroll Linda Carroll
on Skills That Make Love Last

Psychotherapist Linda Carroll was drawn into the dynamics of couples’ counseling three decades ago when she saw how in her own marriage, petty disagreements could turn into full-blown arguments with...

Pain Relief for Pets Pain Relief for Pets
Prolotherapy Gives Joints New Life

Brian Engler, of Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, was asked to provide hospice care for a senior Akita. Tadao was underweight, weak, arthritic and had been severely neglected. He needed a...

SACRED VESSELS SACRED VESSELS
The Lifeblood of Heart Health

When people think about heart health, what generally comes to mind is the fist-sized muscle that pumps and oxygenates the body’s lifeblood. However, the heart of the matter is not the pump itself...

A Feast for All Seasons A Feast for All Seasons
Embracing the Rainbow Year Round

No matter where we live, eating seasonally in winter doesn’t have to be boring or limiting; a culinary adventure awaits the home chef that’s willing to leave avocados and asparagus to their rightful seasons and embrace the winter rainbow of...

The Happy Thyroid The Happy Thyroid
Seven Ways to Keep It Humming

Much of our day-to-day well-being—how energetic we feel, how clear our thinking is and how our body processes food—is governed by the activity of the butterfly-shaped, thumb-sized thyroid gland at the base of the throat. When it’s working as it should, life is good. However, about one in...

Gut Check Gut Check
Feeding the Immune System

Rducing stress, sleeping enough, exercising and getting sunlight are all known strategies for improving the body’s ability to protect itself from harm. However, the most important factor in building a rock-star immune system is...

Mouth Matters Mouth Matters
A Holistic Approach to Oral Health

"The mouth is the doorway to the body,” so the saying goes, and today we know just how true that is. Years ago, the biannual trip to the dentist was typically a simple “drill-and-fill” operation, with other health concerns not given a second glance. Now, emerging research shows that when we...

NATURAL HEALING FOR HANDS NATURAL HEALING FOR HANDS
Getting a Grip on Pain

Most of us take our hands for granted until buttoning a shirt or opening a jar becomes a daunting task. Getting a grip on that pain and loss of function with holistic solutions can be a...

When Workouts Don’t Work When Workouts Don’t Work
Why Less Is Sometimes More

Exercise is a proven component in losing weight and preventing cardiovascular disease and diabetes, but not all exercise regimens yield the same results for everyone, especially when...