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The power of journaling with April Stearns

We had the privilege of being joined by April Stearns on a recent episode of our Facebook Live series, Get Well and Stay Well. April is the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Wildfire Magazine, a digital and print journal of survivorship issues faced by women diagnosed with breast cancer in their 20s, 30s, and 40s. The conversation […]

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Mindfulness and Healing – An Inspiring Interview with Shannon Harvey

This past December, we had the pleasure of hosting journalist and director Shannon Harvey on our Facebook Live series, Get Well and Stay Well. After being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease and failing to find relief in conventional medicine, Shannon embarked on an experimental year of mindfulness, detailed in her book, My Year Of Living […]

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Journaling to Manage Stress

Did you ever keep a diary? The kind with a lock and key or a spiral notebook you kept under the mattress as a kid? When you think of journaling, you might think of recording your daily thoughts and deepest secrets. While that can be satisfying, there’s more than one way to journal. In this […]

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How Friendship Affects Your Body, Mind, and Spirit

The past couple of years have been hard on friendships. Maybe you can relate. Have you spent less time with friends in person? Felt pushed away by differences of opinion? Perhaps life simply got in the way when someone moved, took another job, or had a baby. Understanding friendship Research tells us that friendship supports […]

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Integrative-Health Approaches for Better Sleep

Sleep plays a vital role in long-term health and wellness and is as essential as food and water for survival.[i] A few nights without restful sleep or occasionally experiencing sleep disturbance is normal and will not have long-term effects. However, regular sleep disturbance is common and does impact long-term health on many levels. Long-term sleep […]

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What to Do About Cancer Pain

Is pain inevitable when you have cancer? Can treatment cause pain? Is it worth mentioning discomfort to your oncologist? Or is only severe pain of real concern? Our new free Pocket Guide to Cancer Pain is part of our Integrative Cancer Care series of tools for patients, caregivers, and health care providers. It features an […]

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Supplement Use Is On the Rise. Here’s Why

This summer, we partnered with Harris Polls to discover whether the COVID-19 pandemic affected the use of supplements or over-the-counter vitamins in this country. To this end, we surveyed 2,053 adults above the age of 18. The results were astounding. Supplement use in this country is up 29% with an estimated 76% of Americans now […]

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Legacy of Health Series: Creating a Plan for Your Family

Jenny Leyh is a mother, freelance writer, cancer survivor and integrative health advocate living in Haddon Heights, New Jersey. Expecting your first child can be an exciting time. It’s a joyful period of planning—choosing nursery room colors, picking out items that you’ll need for the baby, and resting as much as possible before your baby […]

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Legacy of Health Series: Understanding the Needs of Your Parents as They Age

Jenny Leyh is a mother, freelance writer, cancer survivor and integrative health advocate living in Haddon Heights, New Jersey. For most people and for much of our life, our parents are a source of support, guiding us through many important milestones. We lean on them for advice and are influenced by their decisions. Their health […]

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Integrative Health in Perimenopause

Co-authored by Genevieve Walker, PhD, a medical writer with more than 15 years of medical writing experience and 25 years of healthcare experience. Your guide to coping with hot flashes, weight gain, period changes and more Should your 40s come with a warning label? Angela thinks so. “As soon as I turned 40, I couldn’t […]

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