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Woman walking down beach with small child.Monday, July 25, 2011

Sunny days in the Pacific Northwest should be cause for celebration, not worry about radiation.

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female doctor speaking with female patientMonday, July 18, 2011

Have you been considering a visit to a naturopathic doctor but were unsure whether your basic women's health needs would be met?

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Grilled vegetablesMonday, July 11, 2011

Worried about reports that link grilling with carcinogens? Reduce your cancer risk with these simple techniques.

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glass of waterTuesday, July 5, 2011

Everywhere you look, there is a different “magic” number of glasses of water you should be drinking: Is it six glasses per day or is it eight?

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Carrots, the superfood, on a blue tableMonday, June 27, 2011

This "Super Seven" go-to guide will help jump-start your creativity, allowing you to sample these raw, nutritious and low-calorie contributions with your favorite meals.

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Picture of whole grainsMonday, June 20, 2011

Fiber. We've all heard about how we need more of it, but how important is it really to our health?

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Picture of lettuceMonday, June 13, 2011

We've all heard the advice, "Eat more whole food." But what exactly is whole food? And is it affordable?

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Picture of a kale leafMonday, June 6, 2011

When it comes to bone health, you may think of nutrients such as calcium and vitamin D or minerals including magnesium, boron and zinc, which can be beneficial for protecting bones from fracture. However, there is another nutrient that often flies under the radar although it is equally important in long-term bone health: vitamin K.

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Picture of strawberries, kiwis, bananas, pineapples, and watermelonMonday, May 30, 2011

Superfoods claim to lower bad cholesterol, reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, help control weight and support a long life, all without any harmful side effects.

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Picture of chocolate piecesMonday, May 23, 2011

As someone who suffers from migraines on an annual basis, periods of high stress in my life have been punctuated with memories of intense headaches.

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Apr 19 Continuing Ed

Cannabis has been used since antiquity for a range of therapeutic purposes. The current phenomenon of medical Cannabis use in the U.S. is not well supported by current scientific clinical research due to the legal restrictions of Schedule I status. Regardless, patients are accessing this plant medicine and clinicians are compelled to complete their knowledge base with regard to interaction with patients.
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