Must Reads

February 2018

Silver Nitrate, the Next and More Effective Treatment for Tooth Decay

A new method of treating tooth decay using silver nitrate may make the pain and expense of traditional treatments obsolete. There’s long been a big push to promote better dental health through fluoridation and telling people to eat less sugary foods. Despite those efforts, tooth decay remains a major public health issue. In fact, it’s the most common chronic childhood disease, ... Read More »

Anxiety—It May Not Be in Your Head at All

We have been taught many less-than-accurate things about our body and the way things work in general. Many of these ideas result in feelings of hopelessness and helplessness, often creating a situation where either suffering or reliance on never-ending usage of medication is necessary. Many complain of the side effects, which can at best be numbing and can actually make ... Read More »

Foods Our Heart Will Love

Top 10 Heart Healthy Choices BY JUDITH FERTIG “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.” Elizabeth Barrett Browning once penned this unforgettable line to her husband and fellow poet, Robert Browning. Let us also count the ways to improve our loved ones’ heart health: Lower blood pressure. Modulate irregular heartbeats. Avoid plaque build-up in arteries. Improve blood ... Read More »

The Real Truth About Health Free 10-Day Conference to Be Held February 2-11 at the Hilton Hotel in Melville

This event is the largest health and environmental conference in the world. It will feature more than 35 of the world’s top health, nutrition, food system, medical system, and environmental authors live on stage. Learn the truth about what will prevent disease, save your life and keep your body healthy from these truth-telling authors that provide unbiased, honest, life-saving information. ... Read More »

Lymph Matters: The Benefits of Lymphatic Drainage

The lymphatic system touches almost every part of your body with a complicated network of fluid-filled nodes, vessels, glands and organs. Although we don’t feel or see it, the lymph is one of the most important systems in the human body! It is a key detoxification pathway, tackling environmental toxins as well as body waste. The lymphatic system works by ... Read More »

Seed Librarians at the Front Lines

How seed libraries are fighting against agricultural giants to increase genetic diversity in our crops and build a more resilient food supply. by Mark Schapiro Break open a seed and you unravel a genetic story. Inside every seed is a narrative told by chromosomes, a tale that reveals how the plant absorbs nutrients and responds to threats from pests and ... Read More »

Love YourSelf Retreat—February 24 and 25

Body Mind Beauty Retreats presents Love YourSelf, a two-day women’s retreat this Valentine’s Day weekend, produced by Julia Lopez-Motherway, founder and former publisher of Natural Awakenings Magazine Long Island.  Recreate your inner and outer self into the ultimate being you’re meant to be. This unique retreat is guaranteed to transform you into the goddess living within that’s yearning to awaken ... Read More »

Exercise Strategies for Cancer Survivors

On Tuesday, March 20, the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program is presenting a free demonstration of Strength for Life at Adelphi University’s Alumni House, in Garden City, from 2 to 3 p.m. Strength for Life, whose goal is to improve quality of life, is a community exercise program where persons with a cancer diagnosis and survivors participate in classes during ... Read More »

“Bad-ass Blessing”

Do you have a “bad-ass blessing”? What do I mean by that? Do you have one thing in your life that you truly feel blessed to have—it could be a person, a talent, a job, a church, a belief? This BA Blessing is not perfect, but in its perfectly imperfect state, you recognize that it is a gift. We all ... Read More »