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Going Deep

Going Deep

By Sarah Lemon
A yoga instructor for five years and longtime practitioner of the ancient Indian discipline, Jackie...
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Natural Home Remedies That Work

For Sandi Thompson, proof of cranberries' healing power is in her liver.
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Overleaf Spa

Some identify it as a cultural trend that modern society increasingly looks to spa treatments for...
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Clothes with a Conscience

For many people, health goes beyond the foods they eat and the exercises they do.
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Fiber is critical to our daily diet

By Sharon Johnson
"If you have magazines in your bathroom, you're not getting enough fiber in...
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By Michael Altman
I have a client who is fortunate enough to have recovered from breast cancer...
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