Archive | Health

More insurers are paying for alternative remedies

Acupuncture, not pain pills that “make me loopy,” is what Cynde Durnford-Branecki wants for her aching back, and a treatment costs her only a $20 copayment.

Read the full story

Posted in Health0 Comments

Leading expert says healthful aging depends on current daily habits

The health of your smile is influenced by daily dental health routines, as well as dietary factors.

Read the full story

Posted in Health0 Comments

Fresh-squeezed veggie juice finally comes of age

At midmorning, the line at Liquiteria is almost out the door. Customers at the bright, cheerful juice bar can’t seem to get enough of owner Doug Green’s menu of smoothies and fresh-squeezed juices. Some of the drinks are billed as energy builders; others promise to burn fat, boost the immune system or detoxify the lymph […]

Read the full story

Posted in Health0 Comments

10 ways to be happy and healthy in 2010

It’s easy being green — Whether you are a vegetarian, vegan, carnivore or pescetarian, vegetables should be a central part of your diet. Often referred to as a “protective food,” dark green foods provide essential vitamins and nutrients to your body that protect you from many of life’s worst diseases.

Read the full story

Posted in Health0 Comments

Identifying and preventing cataracts, part 1

Many of you may wonder what a cataract is. Is family history important to the development of a cataract? Can you prevent cataracts ? Will cataracts cause blindness? How are cataracts fixed?

Read the full story

Posted in Healthy Lifestyle0 Comments

More news you need to know about cataracts

In last month’s article, I discussed what a cataract is. For those of you who may have missed the article, I will summarize. The lens in the eye acts much like a lens in a camera. It focuses images we see onto the retina that is analogous to film in a camera. When we are […]

Read the full story

Posted in Healthy Lifestyle0 Comments