It’s time for you to blossom too

What a ride it has been in New England this year. We had spring-like weather in February, back-to-back Nor’ Easters in March, then “winter” in early April. Since our bodies respond to changes in seasons the same way other animals...

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Daylight Savings May be Harmful to Your Health!

After the long, dark winter we look forward to gaining an hour of daylight at the end of the day. When your alarm clock "springs" you out of bed an hour earlier Monday morning, it may be more than an...

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Got Flu?

I write this not as Megan’s marketing consultant but as her patient. (Sort of like the hair club for men.) We are in the midst of the most severe flu season in a decade. Not only is it widespread, people...

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Cheers to Winter

I love winter. No doubt I am in the minority when I say that. The days are shorter and colder. What’s there to love when you are stuck inside, it’s dark at 4:00pm and you are bundled up with fleece...

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Feel like Father Time stole your resolutions?

New Years resolutions are largely about ourselves and for ourselves, mostly focusing on self-improvement. It is thought that only eight percent of people actually follow through on their resolutions. Making New Years resolutions dates back 4000 years, when the ancient...

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Stay warm. Stay healthy!

We are now in peak cold and flu season, with warnings that this year’s flu shots may offer little protection against the strains that are here now. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) upper respiratory infections, such as colds and...

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Acupuncture Helps Patients Deal with Cancer

People suffering with cancer often seek help dealing with the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation, which are sometimes are more debilitating than the disease itself. Until the early 1990s, the benefits of acupuncture were mostly anecdotal. After the 1997...

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