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DIGITAL KIDS: How to Click With Young Techies

Many Silicon Valley executives that design devices and apps have put their own children in tech-free Waldorf schools, reports The New York Times; even Bill Gates and Steve Jobs strictly limited their kids’ screen time.

Venous Rising

The season for wearing shorts and swimsuits may be coming to an end, but the unsightly—and often painful—puffy, blue streaks caused by varicose veins will likely remain an issue for many.

Age-Defying Bodywork

It has been said that stress kills, and it often can be a slow and premature process, leading to common but avoidable symptoms of decline: impaired memory, loss of mobility, fatigue and decreased libido.

Healing Harmonies

Music not only raises our spirits, it also reduces pain, lowers inflammation, dials down anxiety, bolsters immunity, and boosts creativity, the latest studies show.

Toning the Vagus Nerve

This major nerve, which runs between the brain and the gut, regulates inflammation so powerfully that toning it can protect against many health threats.

Nature’s Toolbox

About one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, yet the disease can be warded off using holistic approaches that establish a healthy gut and robust immune system.

Brain-Savers

Despite the growing prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease, no drug cures exist–but experts believe more than a third of cases can be prevented with lifestyle changes that also may help delay or reverse its progression.

Toxic Legacy

Women in growing numbers are joining together to deal with the long-term, serious health threats posed by saline and silicone implants.

The Art of Healing

Therapy that combines music, art, dance, theater and writing is helping people heal from trauma, autism, panic attacks, addictions and chronic conditions like PTSD.

Healing From Genetically Altered Foods

Some doctors are finding that their patients' health improves when they avoid GMOs, which are found in up to 80 percent of non-organic foods.

Amazing Embrace

Hugs not only feel good, they also boost the immune system and release healing, feel-good hormones.

Heart of a Woman

Heart disease kills a startling one in three women, yet with certain lifestyle and dietary changes, 80 to 90 percent of cases can be avoided.

Blood Chemistry

A comprehensive functional blood chemistry analysis can reveal in-depth insight into our health and well-being.

Kick-Start Organ Vitality

Using simple strategies to revitalize five vital organs is a powerful way to kick off our well-being in the new year.

Party Healthy

We can avoid the worst consequences of too much holiday partying, eating and traveling with this advice from a naturopath to touring musicians with demanding schedules.

Supercharge Your Immune System

Immune system disorders are skyrocketing, but we can boost our daily protection by eating carefully and using supplements to restore a whole system balance.

Safe Drinking Water

Americans worried about water purity are turning increasingly to pricey and polluting bottled water, but cheaper, greener, home-based options abound.

Multifaceted Chiropractic

Once known primarily for spinal adjustments, chiropractors today are embracing functional medicine, nutrition, acupuncture and other natural approaches to further healing.

Meditative Melodies

Combining music with our meditation practice can lift our spirit and enhance healing.

Forever Flexible

Applying smart holistic strategies, we can sidestep the all-too-common creaky knees, sore hips, and other arthritic pains of getting older—all without meds or surgery.

Multilevel Healing

Staying healthy is more like cultivating a garden than fixing a car, say proponents of a multidimensional approach to healing that incorporates beauty, nature and loving connections.

Better Options Than Opioids

As the dangers of opioids become increasingly apparent, study-supported options such as acupuncture, meditation, yoga and CBD oil are gaining ground in treating chronic pain.

All-Natural Beauty

Half of American women say they want all-natural skincare products, and the growing demand is transforming a beauty industry long reliant on unnatural chemical formulations.

Healing the Hard Stuff

Although gentle, natural modalities effectively treat a host of major health issues, people that happily use them as a first resort to ward off illness often turn to mainstream medicine by default when confronted with a serious problem.

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