The Sound of Music: Striking Healing Tones for All Ages

The Sound of Music: Striking Healing Tones for All Ages

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” ~ Plato There is nothing new about the use of music in healing. Throughout the ages man has incorporated music into his most important healing rituals. Cultures from around the globe are steeped in musical traditions. What our ancient forefathers knew, that we are only now rediscovering is that music has a Read more »
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May 13, 2013
Care for the Caregiver

Care for the Caregiver

As we age, the likelihood that we will eventually become responsible for caring for an aging or chronically ill spouse or parent, is a very real possibility. For many of us, it is something we are not prepared to handle and the added stress can have a detrimental effect on our own health. Researchers have learned a lot about the effects of caregiving on health and wellbeing. For example, if Read more »
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May 13, 2013
Oh my aching feet!

Oh my aching feet!

Love your stilettos or flip flops? Your feet could be paying for your fashion. The average person takes around 10,000 strides per day, so an individual’s choice in footwear has a tremendous effect on their body, especially their feet. And yet, most of us select our footwear based on season, fashion trends and coordination with our wardrobes, instead of comfort and proper fit. Americans spend more each year on shoes, and Read more »
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May 13, 2013
New Evidence in the Case Against… Fast Food

New Evidence in the Case Against… Fast Food

Now a 20-year study connects the consumption of fast food in children and adolescents to increased risk of asthma, eczema and rhinitis. ­ We all know about the connection between fast food consumption and the epidemic rates of obesity in children and adults worldwide. There is also an undeniable link between fast food and a myriad of other health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes and cancer and the enormous impact these Read more »
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March 15, 2013
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