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Mind-alive! Exploring Natural Medicine for Mental Health

If you, your child or or someone close to you is suffering from stress, anxiety, depression, PTSD, schizophrenia or another mental health concern you should attend Mind-alive! This extraordinary 2nd annual event features experts in orthomolecular medicine, nutrition, lifestyle, mind-body connect..

Latest News From the Natural Wellness Industry

Improved nutrition labels could still be 5 years away

1 September 2015 11:30AM
If three-quarters of a cup of Reese's Puffs cereal has 110 calories, one gram of dietary fibre and two grams of protein; and one cup of Kellogg's Special K cereal has 120 calories, no dietary fibre but six grams of protein, which one should you eat...

U.S. scientists successfully turn human cancer cells back to normal in process that could 'switch off' disease

26 August 2015 10:48AM
Cancer cells have been programmed back to normal by scientists in a breakthrough which could lead to new treatments and even reverse tumour growth....

Early-Stage Breast Condition May Not Require Cancer Treatment

20 August 2015 11:37AM
As many as 60,000 American women each year are told they have a very early stage of breast cancer — Stage 0, as it is commonly known — a possible precursor to what could be a deadly tumor. And almost every one of the women has either a lumpectomy or a mastectomy, and often a double...

Newly Found Lymphatic System Connects Brain & Immunity

19 August 2015 10:16AM
You can forget everything you learned in medical school about the lymphatic system (well, not everything). But researchers at the University of Virginia found undiscovered vessels that directly connect the brain and lymphatic system, as published in Nature. Despite decades of contrary opinions they...

Dr. Arjun Srinivasan: We've Reached "The End of Antibiotics, Period"

18 August 2015 11:26AM
Explain to me why the discovery of antibiotics was so important for medicine. Antibiotics were one of [the most], if not the most, transformational discoveries in all of medicine. Infections are something that we struggled to treat for many, many years, for centuries before the advent of...

Updated Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines: Clear as Mud?

11 August 2015 9:51AM
by Bryn Hyndman, MD This year your family doctor advises against testing your prostate specific antigen (PSA) level or, perhaps, doesn’t bring it up at all. You are surprised—why wouldn’t a screening test be recommended for one of the most common cancers that affects men?...

Why Gwyneth Paltrow Is Joining a Congressional Food Fight Over GMO Labeling

10 August 2015 1:06AM
Actresses Gwyneth Paltrow and her mother, Blythe Danner, took to Capitol Hill today to campaign against a bill that would prevent states from passing individual GMO-labeling laws....

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Refine your search to find a clinic that is:

  • Near Your Office
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  • Free Parking
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  • And so much more

You can contact the professional and book your appointment through the directory.

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