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October 2014 Publisher Letter

October 2014 Publisher Letter

October’s issue is chock full of helpful information.

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Intuition and Applied Science Yield Healing Results

Intuition and Applied Science Yield Healing Results

Michael Rehl, of Rehl Chiropractic, started a quest to heal himself that eventually led him to healing others.

Heart the Earth

Pharmaca

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Airwaves Activist

Airwaves Activist

Public Radio’s Steve Curwood Empowers Listeners to Aid Planet Earth

The host of Living on Earth ponders the threat of global warming, the show’s impact on eco-politics, and the importance of listener feedback.

An A for Apples

An A for Apples

It’s a Top-Ranked Superstar Fruit

Dense in antioxidants, apples ward off chronic illnesses; some varieties deliver even more beneficial nutrients than others.

Breath-Taking Wisdom

Breath-Taking Wisdom

Six Ways to Inhale Energy and Exhale Stress

Breathing with intention works to reduce stress, diminish pain and clear out mental cobwebs.

New Cancer Test for Dogs

New Cancer Test for Dogs

Detects Illness in Time for Effective Treatment

A simple new blood test allows cancer to be detected four to six months before a dog develops outward symptoms.

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Lake Tahoe Women’s Wellness Weekend

Granlibakken Conference Center and Lodge, in Tahoe City, is host to the annual Lake Tahoe Women’s Wellness Weekend.

New App Tracks Your Carbon Footprint

The Bay Area-based tech group, Oroeco, has developed an app that tracks users’ carbon emissions.

Green Festival Celebrates Sustainability

Green Festival returns to the Fort Mason Center, in San Francisco, on November 14, noon to 6 p.m., and November 15 and 16, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

ARF Expands Pet Adoption Hours

Tony LaRussa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF), in Walnut Creek, is now open longer hours every Wednesday through Sunday.

Recycled Water Fill Station Opens to East Bay Residents

The Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) is the first agency in the state of California to make available non-potable recycled water to all residents, free of charge.

Berkeley Considers Climate Change Warning Labels on Gas Pumps

Berkeley could become the first city in the nation to require climate-change warning labels on gas pumps at filling stations.

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Acupuncture Lowers Meth Withdrawal Symptoms

Acupuncture Lowers Meth Withdrawal Symptoms

Natural Treatment for Addicts

Yoga Practice Pumps Up Detoxifying Antioxidants

Yoga Practice Pumps Up Detoxifying Antioxidants

Three Month Study Finds Health Benefits

Water Fluoridation Gets Another Thumbs-Down

Water Fluoridation Gets Another Thumbs-Down

Dangerous Risks Associated with Fluoride

Energy Efficiency Improves Family Health

Energy Efficiency Improves Family Health

Good for the Environment and Personal Well-being

Lower Breast Cancer Risk by Eating Colorful Veggies

Lower Breast Cancer Risk by Eating Colorful Veggies

Cut Your Risk in Half

Mindfulness Meditation Can Hinder Onset of Alzheimer’s

Mindfulness Meditation Can Hinder Onset of Alzheimer’s

Helps Those with Mild Cognitive Impairment