Book Excerpt: “Remodeling Old Patterns, Habits, Beliefs”

From The Holistic Guide to Breast Cancer by Christina Grant, PhD There comes a time in all of our lives when we come up against a circumstance that forces us to look at the old patterns, habits, and beliefs that no longer serve the heart and soul of who we are. This circumstance is a […]

Thoughts Are Powerful, Not Magical (Guest Post)

By Christopher J. Fabricius, ND Through the last months of 2012, you saw a lot of interest building up around the release of The Cure Is…, a documentary on the mind-body (mental/physical) aspect of health, featuring interviews with some of the most advanced thinkers and researchers in fields such as epigenetics and energy medicine. Its […]

BPA Saturation in the US & Other News of Note

BPA Levels Highest in the US, Study Finds (Consumer Reports) People in the U.S. have more exposure to bisphenol A (BPA)—a chemical linked to reproductive abnormalities, certain cancers, diabetes, and heart disease—than other studied populations, according to a new report from the Canadian Medical Association. The analysis included prior studies that had measured exposure to […]

Teeth Grinding Linked to Sleep Apnea & Other News of Note

Teeth Grinding Linked to Sleep Apnea (Reuters) There is a high prevalence of nocturnal teeth grinding, or bruxism, in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), particularly in Caucasians. New research presented at CHEST 2009, the 75th annual international scientific assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), found that nearly 1 in 4 patients […]

Eminently Quotable: Boris Pasternak

The great majority of us are required to live a life of constant duplicity. Your health is bound to be affected if, day after day, you say the opposite of what you feel, if you grovel before what you dislike, and rejoice at what brings you nothing but misfortune.

Recommended Reading: Gardasil & Other Pharma Phollies, the Science of Spirit, Finding Balance

bhollar/flickr (CC) An Update on Gardasil: Marketing Trumps Science…Billions Spent; Risks Remain Unknown (Health Beat) Gardasil is back in the news due to reports of a higher allergic reaction rate compared to other vaccinations. But this and other reports of potentially severe side effcts begs the question: Is Gardasil really necessary? After all, writes Maggie […]

Helping Kids Learn How to Be Stress Hardy

Back-to-school time often increases stress for all concerned – kids, parents, families, teachers, administrators…. Now an increasing number of people are turning to yoga as a tool for stress management, as well as improving physical health and creating balance in their lives. In this recent article from the Portland (OR) edition of Natural Awakenings, Jim […]