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The Environmental Working Group

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In my last post, I mentioned the fact that the integrative health movement dovetails naturally in many respects with the environmental protection movement. In this post, I'd like to highlight a relatively new--and extraordinarily effective--environmental protection organization.   The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1993 by Ken Cook and

Stroke treatment and prevention

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What is a stroke? A stroke occurs when the blood supply going to the brain is interrupted due to a blood clot, ruptured artery or restricted blood vessels. This interruption deprives the brain of much-needed oxygen and glucose and can lead to health conditions such as brain damage. Stroke victims often have impaired speech, memory loss and/or restricted mobility.

What determines your good health?

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We often associate our health with the health care system. We believe that our doctor is there to keep us healthy and that regular visits will help us live a long and healthy life.   Unfortunately, maintaining good health isn't that simple. Certainly your doctor is there to monitor your health and identify disease so that, if