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Letter from Publisher

Nature's Gifts

Welcome to the last full month of summer fun that includes taking a walk on the wild side with April Thompson’s guide to “Wild and Wonderful: Foraging for Foodies.”
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When Pets Need Meds

Three Must-Knows About Their Care
Simple steps pet owners can take to ensure the safety of pets and children around pet medications.

Holistic Dentistry

Free and Mercury-Safe
Dentistry by Dr. David is metal-free, BPA-free, mercury-free and mercury-safe.

Canaries in the Coal Mine

What Pets Can Tell Us About Our Health
With a huge rise in cancer in dogs and cats, what are they mirroring in their pet parents?
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Feeding Healthy Habits

A 10-Step Guide for Helping Children Thrive
Today’s barrage of junk food ads can easily influence kids for the worse, but 10 strategies, including visiting farmers’ markets, teaching cooking skills and implementing device-free family meals, can help them choose to eat better.

Beyond Sustainability

Regenerative Agriculture Takes Aim at Climate Change
Farmers are increasingly exploring inexpensive organic methods to return microbial diversity to the soil, which could help mitigate a warming planet by allowing soil to absorb more carbon.

Aysha Akhtar on Our Symphony With Animals

Through her personal story as a survivor of childhood abuse and the stories of others, the neurologist demonstrates the scientific bond between animals and humans—and how they can heal each other.

21st Century Parenting

Preparing Kids for the Future
Today’s kids live fast-paced, technology-driven lives, which is why it’s critical for parents to strike a balance between accepting modern advances and teaching kids timeless virtues.

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Take It Easy on the Eggs

High Intake Increases Mortality

Savor Cherries to Lower Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Reduces Health Threats

Eat Plants to Live Longer

Diets High in Vegetables Increase Longevity

Use Probiotics to Shed Pounds

Reduces Body Weight and Fat Mass

Quit Smoking to Avoid Rheumatoid Arthritis

Another Reason to Stop

Walk or Run to Keep Blood Vessels and Brains Young

Benefits of Cardio Activity

Local experts to support you in leading a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

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Testimonies Needed to Protect Holistic Health in Massachusetts

Personal and professional written testimonies are needed to let legislators know just how important it is to protect unlicensed holistic practitioners in Massachusetts.

Island Intimacy Retreat for Couples in Puerto Rico

Natural Awakenings Puerto Rico invites readers to the Intimacy Retreat for Couples in the beautiful island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, from October 11 to 13.

Find Your Inner Beauty at the Beauty Hurts Women’s Conference

Join other women from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., August 17, for the faith-based Beauty Hurts conference at the The Waterford Room, in Dorchester.

DreamVisions7Radio Network Welcomes Wendy Fachon

Natural Awakenings writer, Wendy Nadherny Fachon, is bringing her uplifting down-to-earth style of journalism to internet radio on the DreamVisions7Radio Network, every Monday at 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.

Do It the Green Way on the Greenway

The 12th Annual Boston GreenFest & TechExpo will be held at the Rose Kennedy Greenway and the Waterfront from August 16 to 18.

App That Notifies of Medical Device Recalls

Boston-based Soom has introduced SoomSafety, an iOS mobile app that allows users to scan a medical device and receive instructions for use, safety and recall information directly from the device's manufacturer and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

New Book Shines a Light on Spiritual Myths

Natural Awakenings’ senior staff writer, Linda Sechrist, is excited about contributing a chapter to the new book released this month.
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Farmers Responding to Climate Change

Coral Care

Reefs to Get Their Day in Court

Moon Rocks

Tectonic Activity Shakes Geologists

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New York State Bans Plastic Bags

Floating Solar

Catching Some Rays on the Water
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