Yoga is an ancient practice believed to have created over 5,000 years ago in Northern India by the Indus-Sarasvati civilization. The word “yoga” is even found in the Red Veda, known as the oldest sacred text in the world. Hatha yoga, or the physical practice, incorporates discipline to strengthen the body and mind. This osteopathic…

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Anyone who has struggled with addiction knows that the road to recovery is not an easy one. No matter what the vice, it takes a tremendous amount of willpower, strength, and courage to act against an impulse so strong. Fighting to overcome addiction is an uphill battle, and once you have finally reached the top,…

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a campaign founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). This movement was established in 1987 to encourage communities to start the conversation about addiction and help reduce the stigma around alcoholism. Did you know? Over 65 million Americans reported binge drinking last month. (That’s…

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Monday, March 30th is National Doctors’ Day, and what an appropriate time to shine a light on all the remarkable doctors who dedicate their lives to keeping us safe and healthy! After all the years of determination, schooling, testing, practice, and work it takes to earn the title, it’s only then that a doctor’s work…

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February 9-15 is Heart Failure Awareness Week! Congestive Heart Failure occurs when the heart doesn’t pump blood the way it should, and there are more than 200,000 cases of it every year in the US. The good news is, according to the CDC, 80% of cardiovascular disease, including heart failure, are preventable by reducing the…

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Do you feel like your habits are perpetuating a negative cycle? Do you have a hard time not “crossing the line?” How are your relationships and mental health doing?    It’s the beginning of a new decade, and we encourage you to come face to face with these questions. The new year is the perfect time…

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The United States is in the middle of an addiction epidemic. Addiction is a disease, and nearly 20.5 million Americans suffer from it. Shockingly, more people died in 2015 from drug overdoses than car accidents, and almost 88,000 people died that same year from alcohol-related causes. Out of all those deaths, only about 10 percent…

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How much do you know about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? Although those are popular words we often hear, two out of three people globally believe there is little to no understanding of dementia in their country. Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) founded the annual September campaign, World Alzheimer’s Month, to raise awareness for dementia and challenge the…

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Mother breastfeeding child

Breastfeeding is perhaps the most natural way a mother can connect with her baby, but plenty of moms and moms-to-be are still in the dark about the best ways to care for themselves and their little ones during this intimate, nurturing experience. That is why we want to take the time to spread knowledge on…

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