by Sheila Julson
Twenty years ago, the nation was just beginning to rediscover nature’s remedies and the advantages of preventive health care. Yet Randy and Liz Lee, husband and wife, were on the cutting edge of the holistic health resurgence when they opened Midwest City’s first
The 2012 National Health Interview Survey, published in 2015, included a survey on the use of complementary medicine practices. Nearly 45,000 Americans were questioned, including more than 10,000 children between the ages of 4 and 17.
The survey found that nearly 12 percent of children had
A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease in July confirms that physical activity in midlife can help reduce the chances of developing cognitive impairment in old age. Scientists studied data on the physical activity levels from 3,050 twins in Finland given questionnaires in
A clinical trial from the University of California-San Diego School of Medicine found that participants in a six-day, Ayurvedic-based well-being program showed metabolic improvements in blood tests for inflammation, cardiovascular disease risk (CDR) and cholesterol levels.
Study participants consisted of 119 healthy men and women between
Researchers from Ohio State University, in Columbus, started with data from 6,432 participants in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, conducted in 1979, to study the impact that early job satisfaction has upon health as we age. The new study examined reports of job satisfaction
Research from the Ohio State University College of Public Health, in Columbus, suggests that the risk of childhood obesity, a growing concern in the U.S., can be reduced by putting children to bed before 8 p.m.
The researchers examined reports from mothers of 977 4-and-a-half-year-old children
A study from Drexel University, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has linked autism spectrum disorder with prenatal exposure to organochlorine chemicals. The researchers examined 1,144 children born in southern California between 2000 and 2003 with mothers that had enrolled in a state-sponsored prenatal screening program. Blood tests
by Linda Sechrist
Holistic skin care practices are simple, healthy and sustainably good for people and the planet because they follow nature’s example.
Medical Doctor Alan M. Dattner, a 35-year pioneer in the field of holistic dermatology, faithfully follows nature’s principles in supporting skin health. His book,
by Shawn Messonnier
Many pet owners have chosen functional medicine for their own care, so they logically turn to it for their four-legged family members, as well. Most veterinarians are still unfamiliar with this approach to pet health care and may even discourage its use because
by Taylor Geiger
Kettlebell training promotes fat loss, toning of major muscle groups and greater functional strength, while requiring less time than its dumbbell counterpart.
“Kettlebells can replace almost all other exercise equipment in providing an all-in-one workout, combining strength and cardio benefits,” explains Shelly Bumpus, an