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Letter from Publisher

The Ultimate Heroes

Our May issue arrives with spring in the air and “Her Soul in Bloom: Self-Care for All Stages of Life,” Marlaina Donato’s blissful feature on the importance of me-time.
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

An Often-Missed Diagnosis in Women
The source of a woman’s obstructive sleep apnea symptoms can be misdiagnosed because of the overlapping symptoms associated with hormone changes and depression.

Mental Health Diet

Using Food as Medicine for Anxiety and Depression
The greatest strategy to decrease inflammation and thus support optimal mental health is through consuming an anti-inflammatory diet where food is used as medicine.

Detecting Inflammation with Thermography

A Proactive Approach to Health
Thermography is a tool used to look for physiological changes in the breast and body that are compatible for cancer and disease, and this information is valuable.
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Gardening for Kids

The Fun of Growing Their Own
Give kids a patch of dirt and a trowel, and they’ll not only have fun but can find a fresh new appetite for fruit and vegetables.

Toxic Legacy

Breast Implant Warriors Unite
Women in growing numbers are joining together to deal with the long-term, serious health threats posed by saline and silicone implants.

Plants Talk

Discover Their Secret Language
Plants may not be raising an audible ruckus, but scientists are finding they communicate silently with each other through smells, hearing and underground networks.

Peter Sagal on Running Toward Mindfulness

The popular NPR talk show host and marathon runner explains why running and other outdoor activities are critical to escaping the “digital dystopia” afflicting our times.

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Dancing Prevents Senior Decline

Improves Daily Living

U.S. Heart Disease on the Rise

News Numbers on Americans With Cardiovascular Disease

Mindfulness May Ease Menopausal Symptoms

Reduces Irritability, Anxiety and Depression

Prenatal Yoga Reduces Caesareans and Labor Pain

Helps With Smoother Deliveries

Fruits and Veggies Boost Moods

Eating Produce Heightens Mental Well-Being

Exercise Improves Young Brains, Too

Not Just Seniors Who Can Benefit

Celebrate the special people in your life with some of these health-inspired gifts.

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

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Springtime Smile Party at Groton Wellness

Drop by Groton Wellness from 6:30 to 8 p.m., May 7, for a free Springtime Smile Party celebrating the grand opening of its new pediatric and orthodontic space.

SBN’s 30th Annual Conference on Sustainable Business

The Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts will host its 30th annual Conference on Sustainable Business from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., May 31.

Save Money on Local Produce with CSA

Every day of the week during the summer, Clover Food Lab turns into a pickup point for the best farmshares in New England.

Johnson Compounding and Wellness Appreciates Its Customers

Johnson Compounding & Wellness will hold its popular Customer Appreciation Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 1.

Book Tour Highlights Treating Chronic Diseases and Cancer with an Integrative Approach

Speakers, Ralf Oettmeier, M.D., and Josef Vizkelety, M.D., DDS, of the Alpstein Clinic, in Switzerland, will give a comprehensive overview of the Alpstein Clinic concept from 6 to 8:30 p.m., May 21.

A Free Introduction to Advaita Meditation

Don Moir and Lalla McHugh will introduce the practice of Advaita Meditation from 7 to 8:30 p.m., May 14.
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Post-Coal Cash

Miners Becoming Beekeepers

Poisoned Pastures

Nuclear Testing Linked to Radioactive Milk

Hatching a Record

Avian Senior Citizen Astounds Again

Beyond Green Burial

Human Composting at the End of Life

Bear Blitz

Climate-Challenged Polar Bears Invade Town

Skip the Slip

Digital Receipts Gain Momentum
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