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2017 Environmental Film Festival:

25 Years of Films for the Planet  The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, the largest and longest-running festival of its kind in the U.S. and the largest film festival in Washington, D.C, will commemorate its 25th anniversary this spring. Marking a quarter-century of celebrating and defending earth through the power of film, the 2017 Festival, March 14 through ... Read More »

Teaching Good Holistic Dental Habits

by Terry Victor, The DC Dentist A new year has begun and most people are well into their resolutions. Hopefully you’ve held on tight to one resolution—to take better care of your health. February is Children’s Dental Health Month and it is a great time to show children (and to remind adults) the importance of making healthy decisions that can ... Read More »

Holistic and Biological Dentistry for Children

Spotlight on the Biological Dental Group at National Integrative Health Associates Holistic and biological dentistry are terms used synonymously, notes Dr. Mark McClure of the Biological Dental Group at National Integrative Health Associates (NIHA), in Washington, D.C., near Chevy Chase. Holistic refers to the structure of how the mouth, teeth, jaw, head and neck are intricately connected to the whole ... Read More »

Letter From the Publisher

Dear Friends, We have arrived to the month of love! If it weren’t for Valentine’s Day, I think that February would have a serious branding problem. The weather is generally gray and either rainy or snowy, the holidays are in the rear-view mirror and it seems like a long time until the new shoots of spring will draw us out ... Read More »

Enjoying Epsom Salt

by Laina Poulakos Epsom Salt has countless health benefits—for the body and mind.  Epsom salt is actually magnesium sulfate and got its name from a saline spring in England. Studies have shown that magnesium sulfate is easily absorbed through the skin. This makes an Epsom Salt bath an ideal way to receive the countless benefits easily. Known to help ease ... Read More »

Staying on Track over Spring Break

by Rachel Feidelman Though it seems like winter just started the other day, warm weather is right around the corner. With warm weather comes vacation and with vacation comes relaxation. What many people fail to recognize is that vacation does not necessarily need to be associated with unhealthy behavior. Though daily routines are disrupted during time off work and school, ... Read More »

Health Benefits of Storytelling and Making Light

by Susan Coti The best speakers always seem to begin with a tale, an anecdote or personal connection to the topic at hand, and these stories are what people remember the most. These stories stimulate a shared vision, a shared emotional response and almost seem to bypass the brain and go straight to the heart. Of course, it is the ... Read More »

Veterans with PTSD Love Qi

by Jeff Primack Throughout the country, Qi Revolution has empowered thousands of people to practice qigong under one roof, which forms a massive group energy field. It accelerates everyone’s ability to feel qi and progress, and is particularly healing for veterans. Open to the public, all are invited to experience Qi Revolution and join expert healers, doctors and even teenagers, ... Read More »

The Intelligent Body:

Reversing Chronic Fatigue and Pain from the Inside-Out Why are we seeing growing numbers of people suffering from debilitating chronic symptoms of pain, fatigue, inflammation and cognitive impairment that medicine is failing to resolve? Significant advances over the last half-century have seen medication as the focus of conventional health care. Yet medication, for the most part, merely masks symptoms, blocks ... Read More »

Romance and Finance

by Barry Wind and Jeremy A. Pearce The advent of February leads to Saint Valentine’s Day, which may lead couples to thoughts and feelings of romance, which may lead to some of these couples to the decision of moving in together. Unfortunately, unlike Valentine, that perfect someone you move in with might not prove to be a saint. So before ... Read More »