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July Edition

Independent Media &
Summer Harvest

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Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

We here at Natural Awakenings of East Bay are proud to be on the independent bandwagon of fostering thought-provoking discussion and inspiration about issues that matter and support everyone’s right to true health and happiness.

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Animal Welfare Lexicon

Animal Welfare Lexicon

Legally, there is no definition of humane, which means that industry organizations are left to define this and other terms themselves.

Dr. Teresa Shen

Dr. Teresa Shen

A Passionate and Progressive Practitioner of Alternative Medicine

Dr. Teresa Shen is a fourth-generation practitioner of alternative medicine and CEO/Lead Physician at Eastern Medical Center, a well-established and expanding practice in Pleasanton.

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Cool Chow

Cool Chow

Icy Treats for Hot Summer Days

With a little time and ingenuity, we can ease our furry friends through the heat with homemade icy preparations of fruit, veggies and poultry.

Mom’s Kitchen Counter Cooking School

Mom’s Kitchen Counter Cooking School

Kids That Learn to Cook Grow Up Eating Healthier

Cooking is a skill passed along from mother to child, which is why it’s important to spend time in the kitchen teaching our children how to measure, pour and stir.

Signs That You’ve Found Your Calling

Signs That You’ve Found Your Calling

When you’re on track with your life purpose, the people and money you need to fulfill your calling flow to you in unexpected ways.

Real News That Matters

Real News That Matters

Independent Media Tell Us the Truth

The monopolistic control of mainstream media means that we often get only one side of the story on crucial eco-issues, topics such as healing and spirituality, and upbeat markers of progress.

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Nubian Heritage Offers New Organic Skincare Options

Nubian Heritage Offers New Organic Skincare Options

African Black Soap Collection is made with palm ash, tamarind extract and plantain peel, and has been used in Africa for centuries to minimize the appearance of skin blemishes and other skin ailments.

Holistic Chiropractor Hosts No-Cost Demonstration of New Biocommunication Scan

Holistic Chiropractor Hosts No-Cost Demonstration of New Biocommunication Scan

Join Dr. Katie Sokolski for a free ZYTO biocommunication technology demonstration, from 6 to 7 p.m. on July 27, at Healing Arts Chiropractic in Oakland.

Biophoton Services Offers Free Appointments for Vaccine-Injured Children

Biophoton Services Offers Free Appointments for Vaccine-Injured Children

Alameda-based Biophoton Services specializes in integrative therapy for whole-body healing, and now offers free Friday appointments for children under 12 who have sustained vaccine injuries, including neurological conditions, allergies and autism.

Bike to Work Day Gains Popularity as East Bay Cities Debut Protected Bike Lanes

Bike to Work Day Gains Popularity as East Bay Cities Debut Protected Bike Lanes

On May 12, more than 19,000 East Bay residents pedaled to work to celebrate the 22nd annual Bay Area Bike to Work Day.

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Unanimously Passes  Legislation to Require Solar Power on New Buildings

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Unanimously Passes Legislation to Require Solar Power on New Buildings

In April, the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed Supervisor Scott Wiener’s legislation that requires solar panels on all new residential and commercial buildings constructed in San Francisco.

Hypnotherapist Specializing in Past Life Journeys

Hypnotherapist Specializing in Past Life Journeys

Drake Bear Stephen, a transpersonal hypnotherapist and shamanic energy medicine practitioner, and is offering 25 percent off all services during the month of July.

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Calcium Pills Don’t Build Bone Health

Calcium Pills Don’t Build Bone Health

Supplements Have Little Effect on Density

Colorful Produce Slows Cell Aging

Colorful Produce Slows Cell Aging

Carotenoids Linked to Longevity

Energy Drinks Harm the Heart

Energy Drinks Harm the Heart

Produces Abnormalities and Raises Blood Pressure

ADHD Meds Weaken Kids’ Bones

ADHD Meds Weaken Kids’ Bones

Prescription Medicine Linked to Osteopenia

Osteopathy Alleviates Low Back Pain

Osteopathy Alleviates Low Back Pain

Alternative Treatment for Sufferers

Neurotoxins Identified in Everyday Items

Neurotoxins Identified in Everyday Items

Six New Substances to Be Aware Of