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Focus on Umbilical Cord Clamping

Focus on Umbilical Cord Clamping

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) recently issued a committee opinion that supports delayed cord clamping in full term and preterm infants.

Natural Way to Ease Eyestrain and Impaired Vision

Natural Way to Ease Eyestrain and Impaired Vision

Tension, if left unchecked, can cause eyestrain, blurry vision, mental fatigue, lack of circulation and elevated stress levels. One of the simplest natural and holistic ways to quickly relax the eyes and decrease eyestrain is the gentle practice of palming.

Licensing Raises the Bar for Massage Therapists

Licensing Raises the Bar for Massage Therapists

The state of Virginia has passed a requirement that all individuals performing massage services must be licensed through the DHP Virginia Board of Nursing. During 2016, all currently Certified Massage Therapists (CMTs) became Licensed Massage Therapists (LMTs).

Agriberry Farm

Agriberry Farm

At Agriberry Farm, pleasing the eye and delighting the palate with fresh picked berries and nourishing fruits is the first order of business. Beyond that, owners Anne and Chuck Geyer, along with their two adult children, Colleen and Pierson, are advocating for farmers, as well as helping young adults learn about the land, hard work and being fiscally responsible.

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Thumbs-Up on Fats

Thumbs-Up on Fats

Good Fat Doesn’t Make Us Fat

Fat used to be the nemesis of good nutrition, but the latest research overturns that theory: The right fats actually keep us thin without harming our hearts.

Hello Gyro

Hello Gyro

Workouts Use Natural Body Patterns

Gyrotonic exercise, the latest trend in fitness studios, uses special equipment to enable smooth, circular motions that make the body more fluid and supple.

Forever Green

Forever Green

Eco-Burial Options Grow

The latest creative and Earth-friendly options include converting remains into tree planters, jewelry, ocean reefs and even vinyl records.

Fearless Eating

Fearless Eating

How to Move Past Food Sensitivities

The queasy stomach, brain fog or food cravings we’re experiencing might be caused by food sensitivities and a leaky gut—but there are some practical, simple solutions.

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Clean Jeans

Laundry Machines Boost School Attendance

Botanical Breakthrough

Oregano Oil Proves a Safe Antibiotic for Poultry

Toxic Crops

Oil Wastewater Irrigating California Fields

Raw Hide

A Veggie Leather Alternative

Bag Ban

California Outlaws Single-Use Plastic Bags

Junior Achievement

Take the Kids to Work

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2016 Local Farmers' Markets

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Get Happy and Live Longer

Get Happy and Live Longer

Chrysalis Institute’s spring keynote, the Art and Science of Happiness, will be presented by Catherine A. Sanderson, Ph.D., from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 16 at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Grace Street Theater. Sanderson will provide attendees with practical, easy ways to increase their own psychological well-being, including 10 specific strategies to use at home.

Ancient Cupping Therapy in a Modern World

Ancient Cupping Therapy in a Modern World

Therapeutic Massage & Wellness Center now offers cupping therapy as an additional treatment to a bodywork session or individually to gently relieve pain, release fascial restrictions, improve mobility and increase blood circulation and lymph flow.

Large Baby Fair at Science Museum

Large Baby Fair at Science Museum

Local nonprofit Nurture will host its second annual Nurture RVA Birth & Baby Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 1 at the Science Museum of Virginia. Fifty exhibitors, including local hospital birthing facilities, midwifery practices, pediatricians, doulas, infant sleep consultants, fitness, wellness and mental health resources and more will be on hand.

Kabbalah Study Group Forming

Kabbalah Study Group Forming

A local Kabbalah study and discussion group is being formed by Jewish author and teacher Norton Richman.

Trinity School of Natural Health Comes to Norfolk

Trinity School of Natural Health Comes to Norfolk

The nonprofit Trinity School of Natural Health will be holding a natural health education seminar from April 27 through May 3, in Norfolk, offering the most complete natural health education to provide people with hope, solutions and support to transform their lives and improve the world.

New Journal Provides Access to Anchored Living

New Journal Provides Access to Anchored Living

Anchors & Adventures is a women-owned wellness company created to help women find the daily anchors they need to have in place so they can free up time to start living their adventures.

Ageless Program Turns Back the Clock

Ageless Program Turns Back the Clock

In December 2016, Barbara Prema Brown, E-RYT 500, opened a private yoga studio to accommodate clients for her Aging Agelessly program, which encourages women and men to excel at any age and be happy and healthy by slowing down the aging process.

Growing Young Minds and Trees with Dominion’s Project Plant It!

Growing Young Minds and Trees with Dominion’s Project Plant It!

Redbud trees are among the first to blossom in the spring and, thanks to Dominion’s Project Plant It!, thousands of children will get their own redbud seedling to celebrate Arbor Day in April.

We’re Thinking Sunshine! Volunteer As a Fresh Air Family

We’re Thinking Sunshine! Volunteer As a Fresh Air Family

This summer, join volunteer host families in Central Virginia, and open your heart and home to a Fresh Air child. Each summer, thousands of children from New York City’s low-income communities visit suburban, rural and small- town communities along the East Coast and Southern Canada through The Fresh Air Fund’s Friendly Towns Program.

Bruno Groening Teachings on Divine Help and Healing

Bruno Groening Teachings on Divine Help and Healing

Bruno Groening, well-known in 20th-century Germany for his extraordinary healing successes, showed people how to connect to a healing, higher power.

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