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China’s Best, Healing the West

China’s Best, Healing the West

Pleasanton Center offers Eastern therapies for whole-body health

Patients come to Eastern Medical Center for a wide variety of reasons and receive top-notch care from a team of Eastern Medicine Specialists.

Thousands Rode on Bike to Work Day

Thousands Rode on Bike to Work Day

Morning counts across the East Bay tallied 20,732 people rolling by Energizer Stations and participation has increased 30 percent over the past five years.

VACCINES TRUTHS AND MYTHS

VACCINES TRUTHS AND MYTHS

PART 2

Most vaccines are untested, and have not undergone double blind, randomized studies as required for any other medication.

My Pharmacy, My Kitchen

My Pharmacy, My Kitchen

Ayurvedic wisdom for your good health…

Ayurveda explains that excess heat in the body can be seen to manifest in a wide range of conditions like skin ulcers, acne, rosacea, and much more.

Supportive Stones

Supportive Stones

Elemental Jewelry Produces Positive Changes

Can a piece of jewelry boost confidence and self-awareness, or even reduce stress?

VACCINES TRUTHS AND MYTHS

VACCINES TRUTHS AND MYTHS

Part 1

nscientific, emotion-laden outbursts and blatant, profit-driven lies blur the lines between vaccine truths and myths in the media.

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Learn How the Subtle Properties  of Food Affect Our Health

Learn How the Subtle Properties of Food Affect Our Health

Licensed Acupuncturist Laura L. Dawson will present interactive workshop/class, Food Physics & Body Dynamics, Lessons in Whole Food Healing, from Oct. 21, 22 and 24.

Eastern Medical Center Welcomes Acupuncturist, Adrienne Dooling

Eastern Medical Center Welcomes Acupuncturist, Adrienne Dooling

Dooling provides treatments for chronic diseases, including scoliosis, partial meniscus tears, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, Crohn’s disease, and other conditions.

Three Nights of Autumn Lights in Oakland

Three Nights of Autumn Lights in Oakland

Autumn Lights is a festival of illuminated art by acclaimed Bay Area artists, in support of the nonprofit Friends of the Gardens at Lake Merritt. Nestled in Lakeside Park, the 6th annual Autumn Lights Festival will sparkle for three nights, from 6 to 11 p.m., October 19 to 21.

San Francisco Veg Society Presents World Veg Fest

San Francisco Veg Society Presents World Veg Fest

The San Francisco Veg Society (SFVS) presents World Veg Festival, in celebration of World Vegetarian Day, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., October 1, at the San Francisco County Fair Building inside Golden Gate Park.

New Look for Natural Awakenings Magazine

New Look for Natural Awakenings Magazine

Natural Awakenings magazine is sporting a new look.

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Event Briefs

Cause and Effect

Activists Will ‘Sue’ Monsanto in Mock Trial

Recycling Revolution

Global Rise Bolsters Sustainability

Protest Songs

Rocker Neil Young Celebrates Food Democracy with New Album Tour

Apple Crunch

Celebrating Pesticide-Free Orchards

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Food Democracy

Food Democracy

By the People, for the People and Toward a Stronger Nation

Across the country, support is spreading for a food network that sustains local economies while providing better nourishment and GMO transparency.

Mission: Animal Rescue

Mission: Animal Rescue

Big and Small, They Need Our Help

Pit bulls, turtles, bears, elephants—in today’s challenging environment, animals of all shapes and sizes can use a helping hand from us.

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Arctic Rescue

Finland Calls for North Pole Sanctuary

Life Threat

Evidence Mounts of GMO Dangers

Unifying Bridges

American Citizens’ Summit to Transform the Political Process

Assisted Living

Cleaning for a Reason Helps Cancer Patients for Free

Call to Action

Freedoms Foster World Peace

No-Choice Vaccines

California Mandates Shots for Childcare Workers

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EPA: A Muzzled Watchdog

EPA: A Muzzled Watchdog

E.G. Vallianatos Seeks to Put Bite Back into the Agency

Political corruption has resulted in America’s most critical environmental enforcement unit turning into the “polluter’s protection agency.”

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Sweet Success

Everglades Restoration Breakthrough

Lost Ecosystem

Hawaiian Coral Reef Under Siege

Action Plan

U.S. Government Gets Behind Great Lakes Restoration

75th Anniversary

The Wilderness Society Celebrates Nationwide Successes

Whale Watching

One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Whales

Cool Tool

New Calculations for Polar Ice

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Awakening the Global Heart

Awakening the Global Heart

Compassionate Activists Unite to Write Earth’s New Story

People from all walks of life are joining together in innovative, heart-centered ways to address the planet’s deep-rooted problems.

Change Makers

Change Makers

Inspired to Act

Dedicated to improving their slice of the world, activists are energetically tackling problems that range from food waste in California to poor sanitation in Haiti to Alzheimer’s treatment in New York.

Creating Community

Creating Community

15 Ways to Craft a Circle of Caring

With simple, clear steps and procedures, we can build bonds with our neighbors to create a better tomorrow together.

Hidden Treasures

Hidden Treasures

Neighbors Discover Their Wealth of Resources

To build loving communities, we need only to locate and engage the talents right in our midst.

The Adventure of Couchsurfing

The Adventure of Couchsurfing

Stay with Locals and Make New Friends

Couchsurfing—sleeping on someone’s couch or spare bed located via member Internet postings—results in in-depth travel experiences that can’t be found in a guidebook.

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Rolling Internet

Winnebago Assists Computer Literacy

Elder Force

Retired Volunteers Keep National Parks Humming

City Smarts

Urban Planning Goes Green

Floral Throughways

Garden Clubs Help Beautify Roads