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Outdoor Play

Posted on 08-30-2017

Outdoor Play “We are innately connected to nature, but need to provide opportunities to make that connection,” says Patti Bailie, former assistant director of Antioch University&rsq...

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Nature’s Classroom Outdoor Learning Engages the Whole Child

Posted on 08-30-2017

Nature’s Classroom Outdoor Learning Engages the Whole Child by Meredith Mongtomery Nature-based schools provide a child-centered, guided discovery approach to early learning tha...

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Solar Heats Up Demand Surges as Prices Fall

Posted on 08-30-2017

Solar Heats Up Demand Surges as Prices Fall by Jim Motavalli Now is a good time to buy a solar system and get off the grid. Solar photovoltaic prices have fallen 67 percent in the las...

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Aging with Passion and Purpose

Posted on 08-30-2017

Aging with Passion and Purpose Finding Fulfillment, Creativity and Meaning by Deborah Shouse Want to age well? The answer isn’t in your 401k. Self-acceptance, a positive attitud...

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Healthy Tailgating Recipes

Posted on 08-30-2017

Healthy Tailgating Recipes Crowd-Pleasing Marinated Green Beans Yields: 8 servings This simple salad is easy to double or triple. Make it the day before the game and refrigerate. ...

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Healthy Tailgating Foods to Cheer For

Posted on 08-30-2017

Fabulous Fan Fare Healthy Tailgating Foods to Cheer For by Judith Fertig Eat, play, party… and repeat. We may call it tailgating, fangating, homegating, a watch party or simply...

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Yoga: A Journey Through The Chakras By Lin Weiss

Posted on 08-30-2017

Yoga: A Journey Through The Chakras By: Lin Weiss When we hear the word “Chakra” it often gets dismissed as lofty or “woo-woo” in a sort of New Age-y, roll of the eye...

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Yoga for EveryBODY By Laura Burns

Posted on 08-30-2017

Yoga for EveryBODY By Laura Burns The Body Positive movement has created a shift in how we view the relationship between our bodies and our minds. Body positivity affirms that each of us deserve...

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5 Reasons to Switch to a Holistic Dentist

Posted on 08-01-2017

5 Reasons to Switch to a Holistic Dentist A Conversation with Dr. David Lerner of the Center for Holistic Dentistry by Kazaray Taylor A visit to Dr. David Lerner, a holistic dentist in Y...

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IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Be of Service” by Sarah Gish

Posted on 08-01-2017

IGNITE YOUR LIFE: “Be of Service”    by Sarah Gish (AUGUST) “Allow forgiveness” is the 8th way to ignite your life in my “IGNITE YOUR LIFE!” a...

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The Importance of Writing Down Dreams

Posted on 08-01-2017

The Importance of Writing Down Dreams By Paul Emekwulu Having dreams is a common human experience, and keeping a dream journal helps to preserve these nighttime experiences that we tend to forge...

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Meditating Raises Spirits More than a Vacation

Posted on 08-01-2017

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 meditatio...

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Chinese Fungi Relieves Asthma Suffering

Posted on 08-01-2017

Chinese Fungi Relieves Asthma Suffering Researchers from Capital Medical University, in Beijing, China, tested the effectiveness of Cordyceps sinensis, a traditional Chinese medicine derived fr...

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Massage Relieves Chronic Back Pain

Posted on 08-01-2017

Massage Relieves Chronic Back Pain Researchers from Indiana University-Purdue University, in Indianapolis, set out to find out if massage therapy—typically an out-of-pocket expense not co...

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Sufficient Sleep Supports Immunity

Posted on 08-01-2017

Sufficient Sleep Supports Immunity A study from the University of Washington, in Seattle, tested the relationship of immune system functioning to lack of adequate sleep. To rule out genetic fac...

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Maple Syrup Gives Good Gut

Posted on 08-01-2017

Maple Syrup Gives Good Gut Researchers from the University of Rhode Island have discovered that pure maple syrup contains inulin, a complex carbohydrate that serves as a prebiotic. It encourage...

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Eating Fruit Lowers Cardiac Risk

Posted on 08-01-2017

Eating Fruit Lowers Cardiac Risk Scientists from the University of Oxford and the Chinese Medical Academy studied 500,000 healthy adults in China for seven years, tracking medical records of il...

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Natural Sounds Soothe the Brain

Posted on 08-01-2017

Natural Sounds Soothe the Brain Sussex University researchers in the UK tested the brain activity of 17 healthy subjects as they listened to a series of soundscapes from either natural or artif...

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Citizen Scientists Needed for Carbon Storage Experiment

Posted on 08-01-2017

Australian scientists have launched a project to bury tens of thousands of teabags in wetlands around the world to discover how efficient they are at capturing and storing carbon dioxide. Alre...

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Orca Finale

Posted on 08-01-2017

Sea Mammals Freed from Showtime The California Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement Act, sponsored by Congressman Adam Schiff, is aimed to end the famous SeaWorld orca shows. “It ...

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Buzzing RoboBees

Posted on 08-01-2017

Buzzing RoboBees Tiny Robots Seen as Tech Fix for Extinct Bees Harvard University researchers led by engineering professor Robert Wood have introduced the first RoboBees—bee-sized robo...

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Waterways Granted Personhood

Posted on 08-01-2017

Waterways Granted Personhood This year, the Whanganui River, in New Zealand, became the first in the world to be granted the same legal rights as a person. Equally vital, a court in norther...

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Lower Mercury Levels Tied to Drop in Coal Emissions

Posted on 08-01-2017

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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Ugly Produce Gains Status

Posted on 08-01-2017

Ugly Produce Gains Status Due to customer requests and petitions, more stores are beginning to stock the one in five pieces of produce that never made the cut before, due to quirky shapes or o...

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Urban Planning Goes Green

Posted on 08-01-2017

Urban Planning Goes Green Early American developers of Washington, D.C., and Savannah, Georgia, strove to recreate the plans of European cities that offered plenty of public squares and pa...

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