New Community Health Resource Aids Low Income Residents with Alternative Health Options

Heal One World is a new local health resource formed to help connect people in need -  particularly children and adults with chronic illnesses - with preventative health care, non-traditional/complementary modalities, natural non-invasive treatments, and guidance in learning self-help techniques that are generally not covered by insurance. The access to this…

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Free or Low Cost Alternative Health & Wellness Opportunities for Our Community

The Village Health Foundation is one of our long standing resources for low-cost and free-alternative health care.  They are “a community center committed to improving our clients’ physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being. In addition to offering individual treatment and educational programs, we hold group activities, public lectures, workshops,…

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Health and Wellness Fair at William Grant Still Arts Center

Health and Wellness Fair at William Grant Still Arts Center  The Health and Wellness Fair at the William Grant Still Arts Center on West View Street offered free health and wellness services Saturday, November 17. The services included ionic foot baths designed to help remove toxins from the body. As Dawn Adu administer of the baths explained, you put…

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Friends, Competition, Weight Loss. It Works!

I recently joined a group of friends in a health improvement and weight loss challenge. The idea was presented by a  friend, Cheryl Bailey - who has a Master’s Degree in Public Health from UCLA and works as a Health Educator for a major health care insurance company.  The goal…

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Agnes Verdun Local Natural Health Guru

Agnes Verdun Local Natural Health GuruAgnes Verdunhas been a Mid-City resident for over 40 years.  Realizing long ago that good health and its restoration is not always found in a prescription drug bottle she started a journey that led her to find the best and most effective herbal remedies for many chronic and serious diseases.…

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10 surprisingly unhealthy kids' foods, and their healthier alternatives

10 surprisingly unhealthy kids' foods, and their healthier alternatives Few parents set out to feed their kids the unhealthy foods that may contribute to childhood obesity. But experts say many of the deceptively healthy foods parents toss in their carts should be left on the grocery store shelves.…

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Acupuncture May Ease Chronic Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most prevalent reasons people seek health care. Millions of working days and countless hours of activity and fun are lost each year due to back pain. Common Causes of Back Pain One of the top causes of back pain are sprains (overstretching one or…

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Cure The Common Cold. Garlic!

Cure The Common Cold. Garlic!At the first sign of a scratchy throat or the sniffels, I take my garlic cloves, chop three up, mix with some hummus and have a snack. I do this three times a day for about three or four days. The cold never takes hold. I went on the net…

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To Ease Arthritis, Stop Eating These Foods

Potato, Tomato, Peppers - hot and sweet, Eggplant Did you know that refraining from eating vegetables from this nightshade family  can reduce arthritic pain almost 80% or more in many people?  Unfortunately these vegetables make up almost a fourth of our daily diet, but try giving them up for two weeks…

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TEA

The healthy solution for sleeplessness, weight loss, indigestion and more. By Linda Ottobre Did you know that drinking tea on a daily basis can lower blood fats, help reduce cholesterol, and facilitate weight management?Teas aid in the prevention of stones (both kidney and gall) by stimulating the liver and kidneys…

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