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Is Salicylic Acid Safe While Pregnant? Miriam Kleinman, Ph.D. (Dr. Mim), Teava Skincare

Is Salicylic Acid Safe While Pregnant? Miriam Kleinman, Ph.D. (Dr. Mim), Teava Skincare

Hormonal breakouts are a common complaint among pregnant and breastfeeding women. The question of how to deal with these unwanted breakouts becomes a popular topic when pregnant or breastfeeding. You want to treat your skin, but also need to be careful of what ingredients you expose your baby to.
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Unmasking the Power of the Mind-Body Connection, Kimberley Matheson Shedrick

Unmasking the Power of the Mind-Body Connection, Kimberley Matheson Shedrick

Happiness is a choice, or so it’s said. Why then, does it seem as though we have no control over our moods or our stress levels? We allow outside forces (as well as negative inner forces) to get in the way of peace, and we don’t have to. The first step forward might just be “fake it ‘til you make it”. 
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Healthy Heart by Geraldine Bartlett

Healthy Heart by Geraldine Bartlett

It's a new decade. How many of you reading this right now are thinking how good it would feel to be in shape at last? How wonderful it would feel to make and keep those New Year's resolutions? If you live in a colder climate you may be hunkered down inside waiting out the winter. In a warmer climate,  you may be hunkered down waiting for the right time to begin. Like last year, right?
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Exercise and your Teen - Does it Even Exist? by Marie E. Baumuller

Exercise and your Teen - Does it Even Exist? by Marie E. Baumuller

The statistics on youth today in relation to exercise and obesity is frightening.  Lack of movement has shown that millions of school-age youth are at risk for developing degenerative diseases in their early years because they don’t get enough physical activity now.
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Summer Fun by Geraldine Bartlett

Summer Fun by Geraldine Bartlett

It's getting warmer out. Spring has sprung and thoughts turn to the outdoors. How many of you reading this right now are thinking how good it would feel to be in shape for the summer? How many of you, once again, feel disappointed because you know you should exercise but feel you probably won't? Don't have the energy? It may be, your body needs exercise!
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Complementary Wellness Approaches to Support Women with Breast Cancer

Complementary Wellness Approaches to Support Women with Breast Cancer

Dr William Kelly - With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we asked Dr. William Kelley, a licensed psychologist and the founder of the Pyramid, to review some of the complementary wellness approaches used at the Pyramid Center to support women with breast cancer.
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Nordic Walking Poles, An Easy Exercise For Everyone, Walk Well with Balance Walking

Nordic Walking Poles, An Easy Exercise For Everyone, Walk Well with Balance Walking

Join the Balance Walking movement - a 15 minute a day program that increases healthy activity and can change the way you look and feel. Balance Walking is an incredibly easy way to add some fitness flavor to your life. Balance Walking only requires walking poles and walking shoes. 
Balance Walking Fitness Poles 
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The Novice Guide to Wellness by Alicia Kirschenheiter

The Novice Guide to Wellness by Alicia Kirschenheiter

The concept of wellness is to be self centered. I realize that sounds like such a bad thing. However, wellness is about being selfish in all the right ways in order to obtain and remain fit, healthy, happy and centered. Only by filling our cups first, can we fill the cups of others. A wise man once told me that, it’s not my saying, I am not that wise, but I think it specifically speaks to the need for wellness. So without further ado… 
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The 3 C's of Fitness Programs by Alicia Kirschenheiter

The 3 C's of Fitness Programs by Alicia Kirschenheiter

There are all types of fitness programs built for all types of people. When it comes to deciding a fitness program that you want to begin, barring any medical restrictions, there are a few things I recommend people look for.
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Body Detoxification by Dr. Arthur Presser

Body Detoxification by Dr. Arthur Presser

There are many reasons why body detoxification is important. If you are breathing air of the 20th century, consuming food of the 20th century, gulping down water from the 20th century and either living or working doors, truth is that you’re most likely ingesting and storing toxins in your organ system. Worst yet, you’re storing them faster than your body can get rid of them.
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The 2 minute Belly Bloat DIY, Bellabaci Cupping Therapy

The 2 minute Belly Bloat DIY, Bellabaci Cupping Therapy

Regular Cupping massage with Bellabaci Bye Bye Belly Bloat combo kit supports your digestive system. Cupping therapy is a method used to stimulate the working of the digestive system. It helps to improve digestion as a whole. The metabolism of the body improves and more energy is available for body activities.
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Yoga Brings Youth ~ Kim Matheson-Shedrick, Founder, mySpaShop

Yoga Brings Youth ~ Kim Matheson-Shedrick, Founder, mySpaShop

As a part-time resident of New York City, where yoga studios are abundant and the common mode of transportation is walking, I frequently see people coming from their yoga practice. I can tell this by what they are wearing as well as the yoga mats slung across their backs. 

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