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Industry News: International Detoxes

Photo by Getty Images/Helin Loik-TomsonTracking TicksTick-borne diseases in the U.S. are on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of counties considered high-risk for Lyme disease increased by more than 300 percent from 1993 to 2012. Just from 2016 to 2017, there was an increase of over 10,000 in reports of tick-borne ...

Haley Casey | Mar 6, 2020

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Caring for the Environment, Animals and Ourselves

-Advertisement- Caring for the Environment, Animals and Ourselves Sponsored by Derma E June 2019    What does clean beauty really mean? Many are aware of what it is to be eco-friendly and cruelty-free. Most of us do our best to make a conscious effort to do our part in preserving our planet and the animals. But, can you say the same about ...

| Jun 14, 2019

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The Medicinal Uses of CBD Oil

Ask 10 people today about their thoughts on cannabis, and then prepare to listen to 10 different answers. Despite being part of a national dialogue for decades, the controversy over this plant still leaves many of us with more questions than answers.Hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) oil is an increasingly prevalent ingredient in supplements and wellness products on the market, but ...

Lydia Noyes | Sep 29, 2020

Mind And Body

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The Effects of Nature on Mental and Physical Health

We’ve all felt the calming effects of nature—how being outdoors amid the trees, fresh air, breezes and birdsong helps us slow down and bring our bodies and minds back into rhythm. Michelle Dalbec experiences this every time she hits the wooded trails near her home in the Berkshires, a rural region in western Massachusetts. Dalbec—a yoga instructor and educator at Kripalu ...

Valerie Latona | Jul 29, 2021

Natural Beauty

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Natural Hair Care Tips for All Hair Types and Textures

-Advertisement- Sponsored by Derma E When it comes to hair care, one size does not typically fit all. Thinner hair types typically tend to need lightweight products and too much moisture can weigh the hair down or leave it looking and feeling oily. Kinky, coiled and curly hair types tend to need heavier creams and oils to maintain adequate moisture. There are also low ...

Staff | Jun 30, 2021

Natural Remedies

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Herb to Know: Valerian

Sometimes known as garden heliotrope, valerian is one of the most fragrant perennials you can grow. Its rounded clusters of pale pink blooms perfume the garden and indoor bouquets for up to six weeks in early summer. But valerian is much more than a pretty flower. Its roots contain compounds with calming effects so potent that valerian sometimes is called "poor man’s valium." ...

Barbara Pleasant | Sep 22, 2021

Pet Health

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Help Your Dog Stay Fit and Trim

Photo from Adobe Stock/Family BusinessFreedom from overfeeding may sound totally counterintuitive, but too much food is unhealthy, and poor health is a freedom inhibitor. Being overweight can have a whole range of negative health effects for dogs. It can cause inflammation, heart disease, arthritis, ligament and muscle injuries, breathing problems, and liver disease, all of which ...

Marc Bekoff and Jessica Pierce | Oct 27, 2020

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