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Broccoli Salad in Radicchio

Submitted by Marie-Claire Hermans – Ravishing Raw   | As soon as school is starting, life is re-arranging… [read more]

Broccoli Salad in Radicchio Broccoli Salad in Radicchio

Fun and Fitness with the Whole Family

Written By Allison Prater | I remember when I was pregnant, and while working hard in Mandy Colbert's… [read more]

Fun and Fitness with the Whole Family Fun and Fitness with the Whole Family

Reasons, Seasons, Lifetimes and Shifts

Written By June Milligan, M.Ed., CCHt, PLR | People come into your life for a reason, a season or… [read more]

Reasons, Seasons, Lifetimes and Shifts Reasons, Seasons, Lifetimes and Shifts

Sugar Feeds Cancer Tumors

Written By Robert A. Eslinger, D.O., H.M.D. | I have been told (many times) by patients that they… [read more]

Sugar Feeds Cancer Tumors Sugar Feeds Cancer Tumors

A Jungian Perspective on Paranoia

Written By Andy Drymalski, EdD | “Paranoia strikes deep Into your life it will creep It starts when… [read more]

A Jungian Perspective on Paranoia A Jungian Perspective on Paranoia

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A Quick Fix for Panic, Anxiety & Insomnia

Written By Michael Gerber, MD, HMD | Rarely does a treatment modality for panic, anxiety and insomnia cause me to revamp my therapeutic approach as does utilizing high dose topical progesterone … [Read More...]

Book Reviews


Quantum Warrior

The Future of the Mind By John Kehoe Reviewed for Healthy Beginnings By June Milligan, M.Ed., CCHt, PLR | Decades before the movie “The Secret” became a household word, John Kehoe was … [Read More...]

Our Popular Articles


Leg Pain – Peripheral Artery Disease

and a non-drug therapeutic approach Written By Martin Rutherford, D.C., C.C.S.T. and Randall Gates, D.C., D.A.C.N.B. | As clinic director of a chiropractic and alternative functional medicine clinic, we treat a lot of patients with “leg pain.” We treat and have written about how to diagnose the variable cause of leg pain ranging from sciatica, […]


Rosacea – When it’s not just a “rosy” complexion

Written by Shanna Diaz | We often hear this word in skin care, but what is it exactly? Rosacea is a chronic and progressive disorder that might be first noticed as redness on the cheeks, nose, chin or forehead; which may present itself and subsequently disappear. A susceptibility to Rosacea, called pre-Rosacea, can be detected […]


THE MEMORY IN YOUR CELLS: What power does that memory wield?

Written By June Milligan, M.Ed., CCHt | Cellular memory is being created every moment. Dr. Bruce Lipton, author of The Biology of Belief, has found that every cell has consciousness as well as memory and therefore responds to its environment. Thoughts, beliefs and emotions have vibrational frequencies that are positive, neutral or negative. Thoughts that […]


Far Out Infrared Sauna

by Michael Gerber, MD, HMD | Saunas health benefits have been extolled for a millennia. Rome, Greece, Scandinavia, Native Americans and modern medicine have realized the importance of sweating. Far infrared saunas are high tech low temperature saunas, which utilize the sun’s radiation spectrum that grows all of our world’s crops and plants. Because of […]

Many of us Needlessly Suffer From Dizziness!

Written By Randall Gates, D.C., D.A.C.N.B. | One day you wake up and you feel like you are falling forward. You are distressed and confused as you have never had this happen before… After seeing your general practitioner, you are referred to a cardiologist, as your doctor wants to ensure that these new symptoms have nothing […]

Hawthorn is used for both food and medicine.


Thorny, deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Crataegus are known in the west as Hawthorn. Hawthorn flowers in the spring, so its common name is Mayblossom. A little known fact is that the Mayflower ship is named after the hawthorn tree. There are over 800 different species of Hawthorn; the two most generally used […]

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Provider Profile: Kelley Maresca

                    Kelley Maresca is an herbalist, alternative healer and birth doula. The most recent addition to her roster: founder of Sunshine Organic Herbals in Truckee. The shop specializes in custom and unique products for men, women and children. The idea of opening a store began when […]

Insomnia and Chinese Medicine

by Gary Danchak | In Chinese thought, all of nature is a dynamic oscillation of the two primal forces of yin and yang: water and fire, cold and hot, dark and light, wet and dry, passive and active, female and male. Out of this simple binary system all of Chinese medicine is spun. You’ve seen […]


Giving Thanks All Year

by Marie Harger | Why do we need a special day to be thankful—shouldn’t we be thankful everyday? Thanksgiving has become one of those routine holidays; it happens every year around the same time and usually the same activities ensue. There is the typical food of Turkey, stuffing and pies. Each family repeats similar patterns […]



by Andy Drymalski, EdD | As the gatekeeper of consciousness, the ego has a profound effect upon the expression and health of the larger personality. Like the iris, which regulates the amount of light entering the eye, the ego regulates the sensory data that reaches the “retina” of your inner mind. For example, if you […]