Monthly Archives: December 2018

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Blinded by the Light: How Modern Devices Affect Eyesight

By |2018-12-30T08:51:05+00:00December 30th, 2018|Natural Health|

There’s no escaping it: we live in a device-driven society. Indeed, we can be slaves to our devices. I see people looking at their phones as they walk down the street, fiddling with the phone while they’re driving, looking at their phones during dinner instead of talking to their loved [...]

Don’t Let the 24/7 News Cycle Make You Sick

By |2018-12-22T14:24:49+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Lifestyle|

At this writing, the 2018 mid-term elections – and the quarrels and disputes that followed for weeks afterward -- have come and gone. And the Kavanaugh hearings have come and gone, thank heaven. But all you have to do is tune into or log onto a newscast and you’ll find [...]

This Supplement Offers New Hope for Chronic Pain

By |2018-12-16T11:57:47+00:00December 16th, 2018|Natural Health|

Pain that never quite goes away – chronic pain – can ruin your life. It’s hard to enjoy life when everything you do hurts. Sadly, while the pain-fighting medications offered by conventional doctors may blunt pain for a time, they can cause devastating side effects – mainly intestinal bleeding – [...]

This New Diet Can Solve Irritable Bowel Syndrome

By |2018-12-09T09:04:16+00:00December 9th, 2018|Natural Health|

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a vexing condition. I know from personal experience. It can be very hard to identify the cause, and some people never do. And meanwhile it makes your life miserable. As the saying goes, misery loves company, so I’ll also note that something like one person [...]

Old Wives Tale or Real Problem? Milk and Mucus Secretion

By |2018-12-02T10:19:37+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Nutrition|

The 12th-century Jewish physician Maimonides is perhaps best remembered for his advice to enjoy a bowl of chicken soup to fight off a cold. Modern science supports his idea. Chicken soup has anti-inflammatory and other symptom-easing properties. But he also made another statement that's been passed down through the generations. [...]