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Flu-Proof: 8 Steps to Boost Your Immune System

Flu-Proof: 8 Steps to Boost Your Immune System

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – and that is particularly true in cold and flu season. Whether or not you “catch” a cold depends on the strength of the virus or bacteria and the health of your immune system. The intersection of these two major factors...
The Top Four Essential Oils for Calming Anxiety

The Top Four Essential Oils for Calming Anxiety

Anxiety can surface in our lives in a variety of ways, registering as muscle tension rising from the shoulders to the neck, a sinking feeling in the stomach, loss of appetite, or interrupted sleep.With so many people on “red alert” right now, you may recognize some of...
Recipe for Catching a Cold

Recipe for Catching a Cold

Although we refer to “catching” a cold, the truth is that we are surrounded by viruses all the time. Whether or not the viruses take hold in our bodies depends on two major factors: How virulent (“strong”) the virus is How weakened our immune system is The following...
Winter to Spring: Post Traumatic Growth

Winter to Spring: Post Traumatic Growth

Judith Boice, ND, LAc, FABNO The snow has had its way with the structures in the neighborhood – an arch festooned with grape vines lies splintered in a neighbor’s yard; the metal gutter on our garage is twisted back on itself, torn from its moorings and bent under the...