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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...
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...
Intimacy for Single Women

Intimacy for Single Women

For approximately half of my adult life I have lived alone and half in relationship with a partner. I have found gifts both living alone and sharing a home with a partner. Living as a single women does not necessarily mean living without intimacy or sexual pleasure....
Which Fitness App is Best for You?

Which Fitness App is Best for You?

Sticking to diet, fitness or other wellness goals can be made simpler by using some of the many popular apps on the market. A well-designed app can help you stay motivated, track progress, and provide reinforcement for even the smallest successes. With thousands of...