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Archive »Letter from Publisher

Be My Valentine

Be My Valentine

I will share a truth with you. I am a chocolate snob. It is because of my sister that I was exposed to “good” chocolate. There is nothing like a hazelnut truffle that dissolves so well on the palate.

Archive »Local Features

Serenity Yoga Provides for Exchange of Ideas

Serenity Yoga Provides for Exchange of Ideas

Owner Michele Lyman offers a variety of ongoing classes that include gentle and beginner yoga, moderate yoga and advanced vinyasa yoga.

Prenatal Yoga for Wellness

Prenatal Yoga for Wellness

Taking time to practice yoga offers a holistic experience for the health of ourself and our baby at a time when we both need it most.

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Backyard Birds and Butterflies

Backyard Birds and Butterflies

Native Habitats Draw Critters and Delight Kids

Charming creatures will flock to the neighborhood if yards provide them with nutrients and shelter.

Culinary Mushroom Magic

Culinary Mushroom Magic

Delicate Powerhouses of Nutrition and Medicine

Ancient cultures believed mushrooms conferred immortality, and now science has verified that yes, their proteins, vitamins and compounds do have protective powers.

Pooch Protocol

Pooch Protocol

Good Manners Make a Dog Welcome

With careful owner training, dogs can learn to behave nicely in restaurants, offices and planes.

Qi Whiz

Qi Whiz

Qigong Steps Up Vitality and Serenity

Qigong’s gentle movements strengthen the body so it can take care of itself and will boost our overall health and happiness.

Local News Briefs

Conference for Sustaining the Living Landscape

Conference for Sustaining the Living Landscape

The Ecological Landscaping Association (ELA) presents a conference and Eco-Marketplace.

Solar Panels Earn Money for Residents

Residents are now eligible to earn solar renewable energy credits.

Dr. Mark Mincolla Book-Signing Appearances for Whole Health

Dr. Mark Mincolla Book-Signing Appearances for Whole Health

Boston-based natural health care practitioner Dr. Mark Mincolla will sign copies of his new book.

Kudos

Kudos

Kudos

Last fall, Dr. Margo Roman, of Main Street Animal Services of Hopkinton, Massachusetts (MASH), was among five Americans to attend the fourth World Congress on Ozone and Oxygen Therapy in Rome.

See More »Global Briefs

Albatross Advance

Other Endangered Animals Continue to Decline

Porous Pavement

Widespread Use Awaits Cleaning Machines

Pick-Me-Up Books

Mailbox Libraries Gain Worldwide

Marine Maneuvers

Harnessing the Ocean’s Power Potential

Trees are Trying

Forests Have Limited Powers to Save Us

CO2-Correct Food

Menus Minimize Greenhouse Gases

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Health Briefs

Home Renovations Aggravate Childhood Asthma

Home Renovations Aggravate Childhood Asthma

Consider Respiratory Conditions When Fixing Up the House

Ventilation and Cleaning Hinder Indoor Pollutants

Ventilation and Cleaning Hinder Indoor Pollutants

Keeping Healthy Spaces

Tomatoes Prevent and Even Treat Liver Disease

Tomatoes Prevent and Even Treat Liver Disease

The Power of Lycopene

Supplements Could Save $70 Billion in Medical Costs

Supplements Could Save $70 Billion in Medical Costs

Alternative Healthcare Management

Orange Oil Calms Kids in Dental Chairs

Orange Oil Calms Kids in Dental Chairs

Aromatherapy Helps with Visits to the Dentist

Olive Leaf Outperforms Diabetes Drug

Olive Leaf Outperforms Diabetes Drug

A Natural Treatment for Reducing Insulin Resistance