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May / June 2017 Digital Edition

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Archive »Healing Ways

Heart-Based Leadership

Women Mobilize to Heal the World
Around the globe, women are organizing to bring compassionate, collaborative and consensus-building solutions to critical social, economic and environmental problems.
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Archive »Natural Healing

Spark Up Your Love Life

Natural Ways to Boost Libido
If you’re among the two out of five women that feel they simply lack sex drive, some simple approaches can get a lagging libido back into action.
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Archive »Wellness and Anti-Aging

Stay Sharp

Powerful Ways to Avoid Mental Decline
The latest research points to simple lifestyle changes that produce remarkable results in staving off or slowing up Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
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Archive »Beauty and Skin Care

Holistic Dermatology

Inner Health, Radiant Skin
Food allergies and gut parasites can dull our complexion, but through switch-ups in diet and using holistic facial products, we can restore a healthy natural glow.
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Archive »Perfect Weight

Weight-Loss Saboteurs

Tackling Obesity’s Hidden Causes
If you’re among the many of us that can’t keep pounds off, the cause may lurk in an imbalance in gut bacteria, thyroid function, immune response or exercise method.
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Archive »Healthy Kids

How a Brain Grows

Five Ways to Aid Development
Try these scientifically backed tips, designed for parents and caregivers, to positively influence a child’s developing brain.
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Health Briefs

Not-So-Speedy Pedaling Boosts Benefits

Ideal Biking Pace

Prenatal Omega-3 Reduces Kids’ Asthma Risk

Supplement for Expectant Mothers

Even One Drink Daily Increases Melanoma Risk

Alcohol Consumption Linked to Skin Cancer

DNA Markers Link Lifespan to Nutrition

Vitamin C, Folate and Potassium Intake Associated with Longevity

Latin American Tree Bark Improves Diabetes Markers

Extract Helps People with Type 2

Negative Stereotypes Sabotage Girl Soccer Players

Exposure to Discouraging Viewpoints Affects Performance
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See More »Features

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

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

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).

Sound Therapy and Tuning Forks Bring Benefits

There is growing interest in sound therapy, an ancient healing technique that uses vibrational frequencies of sound to tune the body for optimal balance physically, emotionally and spiritually. It is gaining attention along with alternative and energy medicine, and is available in Richmond.

Boosting Your Health

with Yoga
Although yoga quickly became popular as a system of physical exercise in the Western world, it has a meditative and spiritual core as well