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Healthy Eating Aids Bone Density

Posted on 05-21-2017

Healthy Eating Aids Bone Density The importance of calcium for bone health in women is widely known. Now a new study suggests that a diet of foods considered low-inflammatory, such as fruits, v...

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High-Intensity Workouts Keep People Coming Back

Posted on 05-21-2017

High-Intensity Workouts Keep People Coming Back A study from McMaster University, in Hamilton, Ontario, has found that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) makes working out more enjoyable f...

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Ginger Relieves Infected Root Canals

Posted on 05-21-2017

Ginger Relieves Infected Root Canals Research from the University of Medical Sciences and Technology, in Khartoum, Sudan, tested the efficacy of ginger, cinnamon and a combination of both in re...

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California Wins Cancer Label Case Against Monsanto’s Roundup

Posted on 05-21-2017

California Wins Cancer Label Case Against Monsanto’s Roundup A Fresno County Superior Court Judge Kristi Kapetan has ruled that the state of California will require Monsanto to place a ca...

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Meditating Raises Spirits More than a Vacation

Posted on 05-20-2017

Meditating Raises Spirits More than a Vacation Scientists from the University of California at San Francisco, and Harvard Medical School, in Boston, tested the effect of vacations and medit...

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Tuna Turnaround

Posted on 05-20-2017

Tuna Turnaround Lower Mercury Levels Tied to Drop in Coal Emissions Levels of highly toxic mercury contamination in Atlantic bluefin tuna are rapidly declining, a trend that has been linked ...

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Independence Heights Farm

Posted on 05-07-2017

Independence Heights Farm Resources are everywhere. Presently Last Organic Outpost has partnered with Kelvin Williams and Cayn James King of Food Everywhere Coalition to build a resource Farm. ...

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Vegan DIY Room Service

Posted on 05-07-2017

Vegan DIY Room Service by Dustin Harder Hotel Smoothie Yields: 1 serving 1 cup filtered water or apple juice Handful or two of tender, baby greens, such as baby spinach or k...

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Eating Vegan on the Road

Posted on 05-07-2017

Eating Vegan on the Road Clever Ways to Eat Healthy Anywhere by Judith Fertig Traveling can be tricky for those trying to eat a plant-based diet, especially on long stretches of highw...

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The Fast Path to Flushing Toxins

Posted on 05-07-2017

4 Reasons to Break a Sweat The Fast Path to Flushing Toxins by Deanna Minich Doctors, health experts and fitness gurus tell us that we should break a sweat every day—and for goo...

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Enlightening Ideas about Money

Posted on 05-07-2017

Enlightening Ideas about Money Think Independence, Intimacy, Integrity by April Thompson Money influences our choice of job or home, and sense of security, worth and power; it can als...

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Post-Stroke Exercise Improves Brain Function

Posted on 05-07-2017

Post-Stroke Exercise Improves Brain Function Research from the University of Pittsburg, in Pennsylvania, has established that structured physical activity following a stroke can significantly i...

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10 Ways to Detox Your Dog by Patricia Jordan

Posted on 05-06-2017

Dogs Need Detoxing Too 10 Ways to Detox Your Dog by Patricia Jordan You know that mercury is bad for people. John Moore, a prominent 20th-century mercury and dental health researcher,...

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Homeopathy for Joint Injury and Pain

Posted on 05-06-2017

Homeopathy for Joint Injury and Pain 6 Remedies for Relief by Shawn Messonnier Joint disease, specifically arthritis, is a common problem in dogs and cats, especially as they age. The...

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The Lifelong Lessons of Being a Dad

Posted on 05-06-2017

The Lifelong Lessons of Being a Dad by Ben Greenman What is being a father? Being a father is, at least in part, about beginning. It is rejuvenating to locate ourself near the start of a...

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Proven Relief for Shingles

Posted on 05-06-2017

Proven Relief for Shingles 6 Drug-Free Ways to Preempt the Pain by Margie King One in three people will develop shingles (Herpes zoster) during their lifetime. Although the painf...

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4 Ways to Set Digital Limits

Posted on 05-06-2017

4 Ways to Set Digital Limits Keeping the family in sync about the amount of digital media use is challenging. Here are some expert tips on maintaining a healthy balance. Decide the groun...

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How to Set Boundaries in the Digital Era

Posted on 05-06-2017

How to Set Boundaries in the Digital Era by April Thompson Minecraft. Pokemon. Snapchat. Digital media dominates childhood. That time youngsters used to spend playing with friends, being...

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Why Buy a Green Car

Posted on 05-06-2017

Why Buy a Green Car Fuel Economy Plus Sales Incentives Equal Big Savings by Jim Motavalli While some carmakers are filling showrooms with ever-larger gas-guzzling sport utility vehicl...

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Robot Parks Vehicles in China Lot

Posted on 05-06-2017

Robot Parks Vehicles in China Lot A robotic, laser-guided automated vehicle, manufactured by Shenzhen-based Yeefung Automation Technology Co. Ltd., has been installed in the Chinese city of Nan...

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Beauticians Empowered to Fight Domestic Abuse

Posted on 05-06-2017

Beauticians Empowered to Fight Domestic Abuse An amendment to a law that governs the cosmetology industry in Illinois recognizes that the relationship between hairdressers and their customers m...

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Common Agrichemicals Endanger Hundreds of Species

Posted on 05-06-2017

Common Agrichemicals Endanger Hundreds of Species Under the Obama Administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found in its first rigorous nationwide analysis of the effects o...

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Clarity for ‘Use-by’ Dates on Food

Posted on 05-06-2017

Many Americans have been confused the “sell by” labels on groceries for 40 years. Now, the Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the two largest indus...

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Vegetarian Protein Options on the Rise

Posted on 05-06-2017

Vegetarian Protein Options on the Rise Last year, the United Nations International Year of Pulses recognized dry peas, lentils and chickpeas because they are affordable, nutritious and have a l...

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Driverless Cars Promise Safety and Savings

Posted on 05-06-2017

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&m...

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Tips to Avoid and Treat Poison Ivy Rash

Posted on 05-06-2017

Itchy Ivy Tips to Avoid and Treat Poison Ivy Rash Avoiding even slight contact with poisonous vines that secrete toxic oil goes far in preempting nasty blistering, skin pain and itching. If ...

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Break Free of Chronic Pain Natural Ways to Feel Much Better by Kathleen Barnes

Posted on 05-06-2017

Break Free of Chronic Pain Natural Ways to Feel Much Better by Kathleen Barnes A majority of Americans feel pain on a daily basis. According to the National Center for Health S...

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New Ways to Court Fitness

Posted on 05-06-2017

New Ways to Court Fitness Racquets and Paddles Get a Sporting Makeover by Randy Kambic Two fun ways to use tennis courts for fitness are showing big increases in popularity. Me...

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Pizzeria Recipes

Posted on 05-06-2017

Pizzeria Recipes Broccoli Rabe and Garlic Bruschetta Yields: 8 servings Hearty greens such as broccoli rabe, kale, Swiss chard and spinach are interchangeable here. A quick saut&e...

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Backyard Pizza Party Grill Your Own Scrumptious Pizzas and Flatbreads

Posted on 05-06-2017

Ready to fire up your barbie? Here are a few pointers using a typical backyard charcoal-style, with toxin-free hardwood lump charcoal, or a barbecue gas grill. Grill grates...

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For a Gentle Birth, Just Add Water

Posted on 05-06-2017

For a Gentle Birth, Just Add Water “I’m never having another LAND birth again!” That was my statement to my mother after I gave birth to my second child in 2009. It was my first w...

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Why is it a Must Investment for our Children?

Posted on 05-06-2017

What is Zen Meditation? Why is it a Must Investment for our Children? Meditation is a must investment for our children.  As a mother of two sons, and an educator at an elementar...

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IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Listen to Your Heart” by Sarah Gish

Posted on 05-06-2017

IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Listen to Your Heart”  by Sarah Gish We were given two ears and one mouth so it’s obvious just by looking at our physical bodies that listening is more imp...

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Demystifying Homeopathy By: Lin Weiss, Holistic Health Practitioner

Posted on 05-06-2017

Demystifying Homeopathy By: Lin Weiss, Holistic Health Practitioner Homeopathic medicine is an alternative to western, pharmaceutically inclined medicine.  It can often cure disease...

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Taggart Siegel Seeks to Seed an Agricultural Revolution by April Thompson

Posted on 05-06-2017

Taggart Siegel Seeks to Seed an Agricultural Revolution by April Thompson                    &n...

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Decoding Dog Body Talk Three Signals of Anxiety by Susan Briggs

Posted on 05-06-2017

Decoding Dog Body Talk Three Signals of Anxiety by Susan Briggs Family dogs frequently accompany us on errands and outings away from their familiar home environment, and we want them ...

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When We Set Out Let Spirit Steer Us Mark Nepo

Posted on 05-06-2017

When We Set Out Let Spirit Steer Us Mark Nepo Teaching me how to steer the thirty-foot sailboat he built, my father would say, “It’s the sail that follows the wind, and th...

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Heart-Based Leadership Women Mobilize to Heal the World by Linda Sechrist

Posted on 05-06-2017

Heart-Based Leadership Women Mobilize to Heal the World by Linda Sechrist The Heart to Lead: Women as Allies for the Greater Good, a documentary film directed and produced by Cheryl G...

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Conscious Grandparenting

Posted on 05-06-2017

Conscious Grandparenting Create new memories, but also share old stories. “Kids want to hear about how their parents were as children, and it gives them as sense of history,” adv...

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The Joys of Grandparenting How to Mindfully Love Little Ones by April Thompson

Posted on 05-06-2017

The Joys of Grandparenting How to Mindfully Love Little Ones by April Thompson Being a grandparent can be magical; an opportunity to create both lifelong memories and formative experi...

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Latin American Tree Bark Improves Diabetes Markers

Posted on 05-06-2017

Latin American Tree Bark Improves Diabetes Markers A study from the University of Prague, in the Czech Republic, has found that extracts from the bark of the Hintonia latiflora, a tree grown in...

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Even One Drink Daily Increases Melanoma Risk

Posted on 05-06-2017

Even One Drink Daily Increases Melanoma Risk A study from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island, has linked alcohol consumption with an increased ris...

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Prenatal Omega-3 Reduces Kids’ Asthma Risk

Posted on 05-06-2017

Prenatal Omega-3 Reduces Kids’ Asthma Risk Researchers from the Copenhagen University Hospital, in Denmark, discovered that expectant mothers that take omega-3 supplements while pregnant ...

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DNA Markers Link Lifespan to Nutrition

Posted on 05-06-2017

DNA Markers Link Lifespan to Nutrition Telomeres, located at the end of human chromosomes, protect DNA from deterioration. In human beings, multiple studies over the past decade have associated...

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Negative Stereotypes Sabotage Girl Soccer Players

Posted on 05-06-2017

Negative Stereotypes Sabotage Girl Soccer Players Researchers from Germany’s Goethe University, in Frankfurt, sought to determine the impact that the belief held by some that females are ...

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Not-So-Speedy Pedaling Boosts Benefits

Posted on 05-06-2017

Not-So-Speedy Pedaling Boosts Benefits Researchers from the United Kingdom’s University of Winchester have found that cycling improves brain function. The study tested the cognitive funct...

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Herbs that Beat the Heat Favorite Varieties that Flourish in Summer by Barbara Pleasant

Posted on 05-06-2017

Herbs that Beat the Heat Favorite Varieties that Flourish in Summer by Barbara Pleasant Some of the best plants to keep as summer companions are herbs that enrich life with their flav...

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Balloon Doom Far-Flying Rubber Harms Sea Creatures

Posted on 05-06-2017

Balloon Doom Far-Flying Rubber Harms Sea Creatures Helium-filled balloons look pretty when released at special events, but they eventually become earthbound trash littering land and water, o...

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Pioneering Bike Paths Promise Easy Commutes

Posted on 05-06-2017

Pioneering Bike Paths Promise Easy Commutes Chicago has created 100 miles of new bike lanes in the last five years and plans to add another 50 miles of upgraded lanes with curbs to protect ride...

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New Seed Sharing Law in California

Posted on 05-06-2017

New Seed Sharing Law in California California is the fourth state to pass a law making it legal to swap seeds and collect them in non-commercial libraries. That’s good news, because the U...

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Marine Reserve Preserves Ocean Biodiversity

Posted on 05-06-2017

Marine Reserve Preserves Ocean Biodiversity The French government has expanded the Réserve Naturelle Nationale des Terres Australes Françaises, a highly protected marine reserve i...

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Cloth Better than Disposable for People and the Planet

Posted on 05-06-2017

Cloth Better than Disposable for People and the Planet Disposable diapers are the third most common consumer item in landfills. When even those labeled “eco-friendly” are covered by...

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Blessing the Birth by Deborah Shouse

Posted on 05-06-2017

Blessing the Birth by Deborah Shouse “The blessingway ceremony helps a woman prepare mentally, emotionally and spiritually for the work of birthing, opening her to instin...

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Natural Motherhood Creating the Best Start for New Life by Deborah Shouse

Posted on 05-06-2017

Natural Motherhood  Creating the Best Start for New Life by Deborah Shouse “A woman’s body is exquisitely designed to conceive, nurture and give birth,” says Dr...

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Mastering Self-Defense Staying Aware Avoids Problems by Aimee Hughes

Posted on 05-06-2017

Mastering Self-Defense Staying Aware Avoids Problems by Aimee Hughes “I began my personal training in the Non-Violent System (NVS) of self-defense with Grandmaster Verkerke in 1...

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Evaluating Alternative Milks by Judith Fertig

Posted on 05-06-2017

Evaluating Alternative Milks by Judith Fertig When dietary concerns, food sensitivities or curiosity prompt us to try alternative milks, it helps to know basic facts about the leading ty...

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Barefoot Running Improves Technique

Posted on 05-03-2017

Barefoot Running Improves Technique Barefoot running has become a popular activity for athletes, and with the right training, can be a helpful tool for many runners. A recent study from the Un...

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Eco-Friendly Home Building Innovations Boost Energy Efficiency by John D. Ivanko and Liam Kivirist

Posted on 05-03-2017

Eco-Friendly Home Building Innovations Boost Energy Efficiency by John D. Ivanko and Liam Kivirist Smart, innovative, technological breakthroughs are making buildings more energy-effi...

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Phasing Out Plastic Film Food Wrappers

Posted on 05-03-2017

Many grocery store foods are wrapped in plastic packaging that creates non-recyclable, non-biodegradable waste, even though thin, plastic films are not efficient at preventing spoilage. Some p...

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Ocean Sanctuaries Expand in Pacific

Posted on 05-03-2017

Ocean Sanctuaries Expand in Pacific The Pacific island nation of Kiribati has established one of the world’s second-largest (1.3 million-square-mile) shark sanctuaries, which bans commerc...

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Insects Assault America's Forests

Posted on 05-03-2017

Insects Assault America's Forests In a towering forest of centuries-old eastern hemlocks, the tiny hemlock woolly adelgid spends its life sucking sap and eventually killing the tree. The bu...

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Teen Finds Drought Solution in South Africa

Posted on 05-03-2017

Teen Finds Drought Solution in South Africa Kiara Nirghin, a South African teenage girl and recent winner of the Google Science Fair’s Community Impact Award for the Middle East and Afric...

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Adidas Recycles Ocean Plastic to Make Shoes

Posted on 05-03-2017

Adidas Recycles Ocean Plastic to Make Shoes In 2015, Adidas partnered with Parley for the Oceans to produce 50 pairs of shoes made from illegal fishing nets and other discarded plastic waste ta...

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Traffic Pollution Chokes Big Cities Worldwide

Posted on 05-03-2017

Dirty Driving Traffic Pollution Chokes Big Cities Worldwide When air pollution blanketed Paris for three days, authorities called it the worst bout in 10 years and made public transit free. ...

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Growing Organics Pesticide-Free Farmlands Rise to 4.1 Million Acres

Posted on 05-03-2017

Growing Organics Pesticide-Free Farmlands Rise to 4.1 Million Acres According to data service Mercaris, the U.S. had a record 4.1 million acres of organic farmland in 2016, an 11 percent inc...

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Butterfly Rescue: How to Create Helpful Home Habitats

Posted on 05-03-2017

Butterfly Rescue How to Create Helpful Home Habitats We watch the graceful flight of colorful butterflies and appreciate their crucial role as pollinators. Establishing butterfly gardens or ...

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Run Fun: Races Beckon Beginners by Aimee Hughes

Posted on 05-03-2017

        Run Fun Races Beckon Beginners                          by Aimee Hughes “I’ve ...

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Egg-xactly Right Find Fresh, Tasty, Humane Eggs by Judith Fertig

Posted on 05-03-2017

Egg-xactly Right Find Fresh, Tasty, Humane Eggs by Judith Fertig Janice Cole, the author of Chicken and Egg: A Memoir of Suburban Homesteading with 125 Recipes, knows how delicious a ...

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