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The Season of Sneezing: Allergy Remedies and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Dr. Daniel Hsu | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Hsu

Typically caused by an allergic reaction to pollen, almost one in five Americans are impacted, and for some the Western treatment leads to even more issues. But it doesn't have to be that way.

Ayurveda: A Path to Wholeness

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest bloggers Jeff Perlman and Holly Walck "When something happens, I am not thrown off course, and when nothing happens, I do not lose my way....

Medicine-Free Healer Draws Attention On Big Island

www.latimes.com | Posted 02.25.2014 | Hawaii

A Chinese master of medicine-free healing is prompting interest in Kokolulu Farm, a retreat center on the Big Island of Hawaii. Ning Jian Xiong arr...

Elements of Autumn: Five Phases of Wearable Art, in Harmony

Zoe Helene | Posted 11.25.2013 | Style
Zoe Helene

This selection of eco-friendly and ethically sourced artisan jewelry was inspired by the Chinese "Five Elements," or "Five Phases," tradition of body/mind/spirit wellness developed by early Taoist philosophers to interpret rhythms and relationships between the human body and the natural environment.

On Pins and Needles in Beirut

Emily O'Dell | Posted 09.28.2013 | Religion
Emily O'Dell

When most people think of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, they don't think of the Middle East -- or Islam. I didn't either, until I moved to Beirut and asked a colleague where I could find an acupuncturist -- expecting to find none.

How to Fix The Other Energy Crisis: Yours

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer We are having an energy crisis in this country, and it's not just about fossil fuels. Our ...

Beginning a New Life: Six Endangered Bears Rescued From Illegal Chinese Farm

Jill Robinson | Posted 04.23.2013 | Green
Jill Robinson

Most bears on bile farms are kept in tiny cages. Of the six rescued last month, Peter was trapped in the smallest cage -- measuring just 3 feet long and one foot wide. Some bears on farms are put into cages as cubs and never released.

Music and Healing: Bringing Light out of the Darkness

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer These winter days are so magical. We bring light into the darkness and...

Reishi, Ling Zhi: 'Mushrooms Of Immortality'

Paul Stamets | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul Stamets

While we cannot yet state that reishi mushrooms extend the disease-free period of cancer patients, reishi remains as an excellent candidate for augmenting chemotherapy, according to some cancer researchers.

Sweet Solutions: How To Have A Guilt-Free Holiday Season

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer The sugar wars are on, and the truth is becoming more bitter and less sweet...

Not Trying to Get Your Way May Make You Happier

Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac. | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac.

We want to plan. We want to control. We want to be ready and look our best and come out on top. But controlling for what is coming is no guarantee you are going to make the most of what comes -- in fact, it's probably going to hinder our ability to get the most out of it.

Five Things To Avoid To Prevent Breast Cancer

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Over the past decade, real progress has been made in the prevention and tre...

What Makes Traditional Chinese Medicine Different From Western Medicine?

Posted 09.30.2012 | Healthy Living

What makes Chinese medicine different from Western views on health? According to a new analysis in the journal Pastoral Psychology, it's the belief...

How Numb Can We Get?

Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac. | Posted 11.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac.

You cannot have a healthy body without a healthy mind. When we try to numb out -- even if it is not with something particularly noxious -- our minds are not as healthy as they could be, and our bodies will follow suit.

Acupuncture for Beauty: Facelift and Health Lift

Dr. Jingduan Yang | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jingduan Yang

Because acupuncture does not act on a superficial level like Botox, fillers, or plastic surgery do, it really improves the health and wellness of your face and body. It energizes you physically, mentally, and spiritually. It brings true health and true beauty to a person.

Campaign 2012: What the Candidates' Faces Reveal

Laurie Nadel | Posted 11.06.2012 | Weird News
Laurie Nadel

"He is but he isn't." This may or may not surprise you, but according to the ancient art of Chinese face reading, this contradictory nonverbal messag...

The Real Scoop on the Raw Food Diet

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer What is the healthiest diet? This question is being asked over and over aga...

How This Single Fish Is Worth $473,000?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.21.2012 | Business

An endangered fish known in Chinese medicine for its healing properties was caught off the coast of the Fujian province of China last week and fetched...

A Simple Exercise To Boost Libido

Jill Blakeway | Posted 10.16.2012 | Fifty
Jill Blakeway

I've talked with thousands of people about their sex lives. I've heard over and over about how much sex people are not having, how they just don't feel like it, how they are too tired to think about it. I'm always happy to be able to tell them there are simple solutions available.

Food: Just a Little Wisdom to Chew On

Vaishali | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Vaishali

The path to vibrant health and wellness begins by creating a right relationship with your mind and your body.

6 Easy-to-Grow Plants That Heal

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer The next time you go to a pharmacy, take a look at the shelves behind the co...

Unlikely Cute Animal of the Week: Sid the Baby Pangolin

Lucy Cooke | Posted 09.29.2012 | Green
Lucy Cooke

2012-07-30-Screenshot20120730at9.08.29AM.jpg When under attack, this walking pine cone curls himself into a tight ball, protecting his soft underbelly with his scaly, razor-sharp armor.

Healthy Aging: Traditional Chinese Medicine Perspective

Dr. Jingduan Yang | Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jingduan Yang

Aging is a natural process of life, and healthy aging is achievable, particularly through integrating the best of Eastern and Western medicine.

3 Simple Strategies To Detox For Summer

Grace Suh, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M. | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Grace Suh, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M.

Whatever season approaches, you want to look fabulous. But particularly during warmer weather you want to become your leanest, sexiest self because you're baring more of yourself.

Four Essentials of a Healthy Cleanse

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer, researcher, clinical practitioner, author, and lecturer Spring and summer br...