New Findings on Cancer with Dr. Gant: Free Webinar Series

Charles Gant, M.D., Ph.D., is an author, physician and educator, specializing in functional medicine, genomics and precision medicine to address the root cause of medical disorders. He will be offering two new webinars this month on cancer and the metabolic aspects of treatment. The first webinar, offered from 8 to 9 p.m. on November 1, will address the question of whether ... Read More »

Illuminate Annapolis

If you’ve ever wondered about trying reiki, acupuncture, massage, healing crystals, intuitive readings, astrology, essential oils or tarot (and more!), the Illuminate Annapolis Mind-Body-Spirit Festival, from 11 a.m to 6 p.m on October 22 is a great place to start. The event will be held at the Student Union at Anne Arundel Community College. Throughout the day, practitioners will conduct mini-sessions ... Read More »

What is Chiropractic?

by Allan Tomson, DC  Chiropractic is a holistic drug-free healing art with a primary focus on the spine and the nervous system. It is based on the theory that the spinal vertebra are moveable and they can become misaligned and sometimes “stuck” out of their normal position. Employing a thorough examination and diagnosis, a chiropractor identifies where the misaligned vertebra ... Read More »

Holy Basil for a Long, Healthy Life

by Laina Poulakos Holy Basil, also known as tulsi, is an herb widely used in India, but is now finding its way to kitchens everywhere. It is referred to as the “queen of herbs” for its powerful healing powers. This sacred plant, found in most Indian homes or gardens, is used for many common ailments, such as reducing stress and ... Read More »

Thermography Screening for Breast Health

By Donna Marie Scippa Thermography or medical infrared imaging is a painless, noninvasive and inexpensive breast scan approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for women of any age. Research suggests that breast cancer survival rests upon the earliest possible detection. When discovered early, 95 percent cure rates are possible, making breast thermography an essential part of risk assessment ... Read More »

Holistic Energy Expo comes to Ashburn

For anyone interested in a learning more about holistic approaches to healing and exploring new ways to expand self-growth and self-awareness, you are invited to the Holistic Energy Expo, to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 5. The event will be held at the Ashburn Farm Clubhouse. The Holistic Energy Expo, a free event, is designed ... Read More »

Illuminate Festivals Coming in Solomons and Frederick

The Illuminate Festivals announce their upcoming mind-body-spirit events: Illuminate Solomons will be held on October 15 and Illuminate Frederick will be held on October 22. Both events will run 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Each is a wonder-filled day of natural health and spiritual rebalancing to include acupuncture, massage, reiki, reflexology, energy work, essential oils and more, in mini-sessions that can ... Read More »

The True Meaning of Anti-Aging

Anti-aging products are flooding the market, yet do they really work? When it comes to true anti-aging, you can never start too soon. Unfortunately, the anti-aging we are looking for doesn’t come in a cream base, wrapped in a pretty package. Living a life that is geared toward anti-aging is the true key toward healthy aging. Aging begins in your ... Read More »

Using Nutrition to Combat the Changes of Aging

by Elizabeth McMillan There are certain facts of life, like normal wear-and-tear on a system and aging. Aging is a physiological process that can be done gracefully with a healthy lifestyle, filled with a balanced diet and physical activity. As we age there are structural changes in the body that affect nutrient intakes, like changes in smell, cognition, digestive motility ... Read More »

Fabulous Fan Fare

Healthy Tailgating Foods to Cheer For by Judith Fertig Eat, play, party… and repeat. We may call it tailgating, fangating, homegating, a watch party or simply eating with friends before a big game. According to the American Tailgaters Association, in St. Paul, Minnesota, an estimated 50 million Americans tailgate annually. Whether we’re on the road or at home, making the ... Read More »