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Photo illustration of a tree growing in open handsMonday, October 10, 2011

The most basic key to wellness isn't a drug, an exercise regimen or a particular diet, says natural medicine author Michael T. Murray, ND. He's become convinced that cultivating a spirit of gratitude is the foundational secret to health.

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Monday, October 3, 2011

Beauty may be only skin deep, but healthy skin depends on what's deep within us — especially the food we eat, according to Phoebe Yin, a naturopat

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senior couple eating dinnerMonday, September 26, 2011

Men over age 65 are at an increased risk of prostate cancer, but that's not the only factor that can increase your risk of the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths.

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Woman in gardenWednesday, September 14, 2011

Acne is one of the most common skin disorders in the United States, affecting nearly 85 percent of all people. You can treat the outward symptoms with creams and cover-ups, but traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) can address the imbalances that cause acne in the first place.

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Jennifer Adler holding seaweed.Monday, September 12, 2011

Some of the ocean's greatest culinary delights have the worst reputations. We've already sung the praises of the healthy, safe, cheap, sustainable and (arguably) delicious sardine. Now it's time to re-evaluate seaweed, another nutrient-packed, environmentally friendly, affordable product of the ocean.

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Tired-looking womanMonday, September 5, 2011

Benjamin Apichai, a licensed acupuncturist and doctor trained in traditional Chinese medicine, sees dozens of Seattle patients who complain of chronic fatigue.

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Avocado and raw nutsMonday, August 29, 2011

The fountain of youth proves continually elusive despite a growing desire in America to look and feel younger, especially as the baby boomers begin to enter their golden years.

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SardinesMonday, August 22, 2011

Sardines don't enjoy the exalted culinary status of salmon and halibut. But the small silvery fish have a lot of good things going for them.

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Chickpeas, an onion, cilantro and garlic bulbMonday, August 15, 2011

Warding off obesity isn't a matter of grueling exercise, faddish diets or giving up your favorite foods, according to Tiffany Reiss, PhD, director of the Exercise Science and Wellness program at Bastyr University.

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RosemaryMonday, August 8, 2011

Chefs like to say that fresh herbs are one of the surest ways to spruce up a home-cooked meal.

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