Health & Fitness

Oxygen: The Forgotten Nutrient

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Breathing is essential to life. And because it’s automatic, we don’t have to focus on breathing the way we do eating or walking, so we rarely think about it. But maybe we should. Taking in oxygen is fundamental to good health, and for all […]

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Natural Ways to Boost Your
Immunity for Fall

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Cold and flu season is approaching, and the sooner you begin your immune-boosting regimen, the better your chances of staying vibrant and healthy all year long. We all know the commonsense measures: Get enough sleep, practice good hygiene and healthy stress reduction, eat lots […]

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An Open Letter to President Obama
Regarding Syria

Dear President Obama, I’ve tried very hard to support you all these years. I attended your first inauguration. (It was very cold.) I voted for you twice. I even paid a lot of money to have my picture taken with you. You were charming. Presidential. I told you I believed in you. All these years […]

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3 Major Food System
Problems—in Cartoons

Excerpts from the new book Eat Drink Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Food Politics by Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH, Paulette Goddard Professor in the department of nutrition, food studies, and public health at New York University I have long believed that much of the excitement and enjoyment of studying food and nutrition derives from the […]

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Saying Goodbye to Summer

Hi everyone! I hope you enjoyed my 14 days of summer meditations. For those of you who followed along, thank you. Even though summer doesn’t officially end until the autumn equinox, Labor Day always feels like the “official” end, so I hope you have a great one today! In case you missed the series—enjoy! 14 […]

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I Found My Pill on Blueberry Hill

“A Nap after Blueberry Picking” by Joseph Csatari by guest blogger Jeff Csatari, executive editor of special projects for Men’s Health One sign of good health: blue poo. If you eat enough blueberries, that’s what you get. But have you seen the price of organic blueberries, even now during peak season? A quart costs $8 […]

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What an Extra $10 at Your
Farmers Market Can Do

by guest blogger Susan Sink, vice president of development and external affairs for the American Farmland Trust We all have seen it: endless miles of malls, parking lots, and red lights in a world scaled for bulldozers and cars but not humanity. The sprawl of unchecked development eating into the fertile lands closest to our […]

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What Would Wendy Davis Do?
The REAL Threat to Women’s Health

by Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the National Research Center for Women & Families Do laws in Texas, Virginia, and Alabama requiring women’s health clinics to provide hospital-type surgical facilities show how much these states’ legislators care about women’s health, as Texas’ Governor Perry and others have claimed? Or is the goal to limit women’s […]

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