Health & Fitness

The what and why of naturopathic medicine

Nov 12th, 2019 | By

Naturopathic medicine blends age-old healing traditions with scientific research and modern medicine. Naturopathic doctors (NDs) view symptoms as the body’s way of communicating an underlying imbalance and looks at treating the root cause of illness versus just the symptoms. The ultimate goal being to treat the whole person. Naturopathic medicine treats everything from common health
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Documentary and talks cover early onset dementia

Oct 23rd, 2019 | By

Early-onset Alzheimer’s affects people younger than 65. They have families and careers or might be caregivers for others when Alzheimer’s strikes.  Up to 5 percent of the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s are early-onset cases. It’s against that backdrop that Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources, a program of county government, is teaming
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Take charge of your body and mind through self-care

Oct 9th, 2019 | By
Take charge of your body and mind through self-care

While you aim to live a full, happy life, achieving it starts with protecting your most valuable asset: Your health. Though the pace of life and other external variables can hinder you from putting your health first, self-care should not be ignored. Proactively taking care of your physical and mental health is one of the
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Reasons to celebrate Medicare’s birthday

Sep 19th, 2019 | By
Reasons to celebrate Medicare’s birthday

Medicare marked its 54th birthday on July 31. Here are some reasons why to wish it belated best wishes: Medicare guarantees access to healthcare for older adults and people with disabilities. 59 million Americans rely on it for health insurance coverage. • More than 95 percent of Americans consider Medicare an important program. Nearly 90
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