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Baking Soda is Good Medicine

Baking soda is an essential part of any home remedy kit. It can be used to ease heartburn, as a salve for insect bites, a soak for itchy skin and even to help cure urinary tract infections. This baki…


10 Easy Ways to Healthy Eyes

It's easy to forget how important eye health is, until a problem comes up. Here are some easy, commonsense tips to help avoid macular degeneration, cataracts, blurry "computer" vision and more.<p. …


Probiotics for Good Digestive Health

Though the term “probiotic” was coined in 1965, people started to learn about them as far back as the beginning of the 20th century. It all started when a Russian scientist noticed that certain popula…


Quiz on 10 Herbal Remedies

Do you know your medicinal herbs? See if you can name these 10 herbal remedies. (And don't peek at the answers at the bottom until you're done!) 1. This remedy is used as a liver or kidney tonic, as …


The Bright Side Of Menopause

I recently turned 50, and menopause is no doubt in my not-too-distant future. Instead of laughing at the birthday cards about hot flashes that I receive and then afterward feeling down about getting…


Apitherapy: Medicine Made by Bees

Did you know that bees, those quiet, buzzing, diligent workers that gather nectar and pollinate plants, help to provide us with about one third of our food supply by pollinating crops? And that's not …


Clean and Green Drinking Water

Drinking lots of clean water is essential to good health. But which drinking water is cleanest? You might guess bottled water, but it's not that simple. Bottled water is probably not the best choic…


5 Health Reasons to Drink More Water

Soaking in healing hot springs, sprinkling water in a spiritual ceremony, finding inner calm by listening to the rain on your roof and breathing the moist rainy-day air. What do all of these things ha…


about Lynn Behrendt

Lynn Behrendt is a writer, poet and sculptor of steel. She lives in New York's Hudson Valley with her husband and two sons.

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