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The Organic Mattress

About four years ago, John Muccino and his wife, Diane, bought a brand-name mattress from a chain store.

The Future of Green

In the spring of 2007, Newton North High School English teacher Stephen Chinosi had just led a group of students through the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) when he invited them to embark on a new project.

Protect the Achilles When Barefootin’

Because barefoot or minimalist running and walking require a considerable adjustment period, especially for those accustomed to well-cushioned sneakers, it’s wise to start very gradually.

Preparing the Feet for Barefoot Running

Many individuals who want to begin barefoot or minimalist running are fearful that it will make them more prone to injury.

Andropause: The Male Menopause

Women may not be the only ones who suffer the effects of changing hormones. Men experience a decline in their testosterone after age 55, often reporting symptoms that are remarkably similar to those of women.

From Their Farm to Your Table

Greg Georgaklis spent 25 years working in horticulture and agriculture in the Boston area, where he saw a disturbing lack of connection between those who consumed food and those who produced it. Seeking to change that...

Skin Hydration 101

Drinking water and applying creams aren’t enough to keep the skin hydrated, according to Beverly Goldstein, owner of Natural Sense Skin Care & Cosmetics, in Newton. Natural Awakenings asked Goldstein to share more tips on the topic of retaining the skin’s precious moisture.

Massage Before Motion

Anyone preparing to actively enjoy the warm spring days might consider getting a massage before getting physical...

Healthy Pregnancy Rx

When Holly, a healthy and strict vegetarian who ate no dairy, came to me, she was pregnant and looking for advice...

Maximizing Your Skin Care Products and Routine

Taking great care of the skin means using the most natural ingredients and applying them in the most effective way. Try these tips for radiant skin: