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Are Pain and Sleep Connected?

by Jen DeLorenzo, PT, CFMT, TPS, NBC-HWC*     Ahhh, I slept like a baby last night. What image does this conjure in your mind? How would you describe a baby sleeping? ….Peaceful, quiet, tranquil. How many nights does this reflect your slumber? In Virginia, the rate of insufficient sleep (<7 hours per night) is

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Foot Fitness

By Sheri Bergen Do your feet ever hurt after a long walk, or after an event in high heels or tight-fitting dress shoes? After a long day mine did, that is until I trained in Yamuna Body Rolling and discovered Yamuna’s Foot Wakers, two rubber hemispheres that can change the way our feet move and

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Live Dirty, Eat Clean

by Sandy Levy “Live Dirty, Eat Clean”  is the mantra of Bethesda, MD gastroenterologist Dr. Robynne Chutkan.  In The Microbiome Solution, subtitled: A Radical New Way to Heal Your Body from the Inside Out, Dr. Chutkan, who heads The Digestive Center for Women, writes not only from her experience as a physician but from her experience

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A Simple, Cheap Remedy for Colds and Flu?

By Sandy Levy Note: The following is offered as a report of my experience, and not as medical advice.   You are likely to own a bottle of this purported remedy, because it is 3% hydrogen peroxide,* the same H2O2 you have probably used on cuts and scrapes or, as a doctor suggested to me,

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