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Electrosmog: The Pollution of the Future

Radiation exists on a spectrum. Life on earth has always been subjected to radiation from the sun and other ‘natural’ sources. Nowadays, radiation can also come from engineered sources, such as nuclear weapons or power plant accidents, and be devastating to life. There are two types of radiation: ionizing and non-ionizing. Far UV, X-rays, gamma-rays,…

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Homeopathy Basics for Beginners & Skeptics

“What is homeopathy, really?”… We integrative physicians get this question a LOT!  Homeopathy is commonly confused with naturopathic or herbal medicine. It is not a synonym, but rather a specific modality used within the broad scope of natural medicine. It emerged through observation of the phenomena that “like cures like” in the 18th century.  Homeopathic remedies…

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Stinging Nettles

Stinging Nettles?!?!? Officially known as Urtica dioica, most of us have at some time or another experienced the sting of these ubiquitous spring and summer plants, but did you know that these painful-if-you-touch-them herbs make for really good medicine? And food, and tea… Nettles are Incredibly Nutritious Nettles are extremely high in vitamins and minerals,…