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Welcome to Natural Awakenings Online

January Edition

Health & Wellness
and Affordable Care

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Maybe Every Day is New Year’s Day.

It’s a new year, a new you and a new me—or is it? This time of year attracts optimism for transition and change.
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Sunshine Nut Company and Wegmans are Going Nuts and Doing Good

Wegman's in Mechanicsburg is partnering with Don Larson who ended up in Mozambique, Africa, where he founded Sunshine Nut Company. where 90 percent of the company’s profits are funneled back into the community and where Larson’s work has quite literally transformed lives.

Practicing Neurology the Old-Fashioned Way

Charles S. Yanofsky, M.D., has been practicing neurology for nearly four decades. The majority of Yanofsky’s patients at Second Look have received a diagnosis from another medical professional, and come to Yanofsky seeking a second opinion.

Integrative Medicine for Pets

At Healing Creatures Animal Hospital, in Camp Hill, Dr. Linda T. Stern works to ensure her four-legged patients lead healthy, balanced lives.

Reitz Natural Remedies Features Cutting-Edge Technology

At the newly expanded Reitz Natural Remedies, located at 46 Palmyra Road, in Palmyra, Nicole Reitz specializes in locating the causes of physical maladies using the Asyra Advanced Bioresonance Health Screening System.

DNA Activation Workshop in Mechanicsburg

Awakenings PA, a local affiliate of the Modern Mystery School, is hosting International Master Teacher Sandra Reed for a two-day Galactic Activation workshop from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., February 25 and 26, at the Love and Light Institute, in Mechanicsburg.
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Functional Medicine for Pets

Why the Best Vets Use It
Most vets turn first to pills and surgery, but functional medicine vets consider an animal’s genetic makeup and exposure to toxins and generally lean toward more gentle natural treatments and prevention.

Sky High

A Simple Gaze Invokes the Infinite
By relaxing gently into unfocused vision, we enter into a state of spacious calm that invites us into stillness to serenely observe passing thoughts.

Julia Schopick on Effective, Affordable Medicine

Such seemingly intractable conditions as Parkinson’s, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis can respond to surprisingly low-cost treatments.

Weight-Loss Saboteurs

Tackling Obesity’s Hidden Causes
If you’re among the many of us that can’t keep pounds off, the cause may lurk in an imbalance in gut bacteria, thyroid function, immune response or exercise method.
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Naturopathic Medicine in Lemoyne

Dr. Tim Salotto, a recent graduate of the Bastyr University doctoral naturopathic medical program, has opened a new practice, Salotto Naturopathic, at 645 North 12th Street, Suite 301, in Lemoyne.

New Care Boxes from Healthy Living Kitchen

Healthy Living Kitchen is creating “care boxes” for people to order to help others through tough times, a crisis or illness, but don’t often know the best way to do it.

BeFit Yoga Classes Now at Mending Roots

BeFit Body & Mind Yoga is moving to Mending Roots Wellness, located at 2138 Market St., in Camp Hill, beginning January 30, and owner Bobbi Misiti will be holding all classes there.

Cycle Relay to benefit Four Diamonds

H2L Studio, LLC, will hold their inaugural Cycle Relay at 2 p.m., January 28, as part of the Mechanicsburg Area Senior High Mini-THON.

Earth Friendly Ice Melt Available at Greenline Paper

Earth Friendly’s Ice Melt is an environmentally friendly ice melting compound that is all natural, 50 percent less corrosive, non-phosphate formulation effective for melting ice down to minus-13 degrees F.

Bigger Bodies Yoga Just Got Bigger

Bigger Bodies Yoga is expanding to three times a week. Owner Cynthia Beers states, "You don't have to be flexible to do yoga. Having a bigger body doesn't mean you are not able to do yoga."

Supernola Boosts Local Distribution

Supernola owner Cindy Poiesz says, “Gluten-free Supernola provides an adequate source of essential fats and carbohydrates to fuel you with sustainable energy.

Twelve Powers Illustrated in New Film

Unity of Palmyra is screening of a new documentary, The Twelve Powers, at 1 p.m., January 22, based on Unity co-founder Charles Fillmore’s book, and directed by bestselling author and peace ambassador James Twyman.

Aware Lancaster Yoga & Wellness Day

The second annual Aware Lancaster Yoga & Wellness Day, will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., January 22, at the Ware Center, Millersville University, in Lancaster.
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Kudos - Rachel Benbow

Local massage and CranioSacral therapist Rachel Bebow, MLIS, owner of The Roots of Health, received a national award at the 2016 American Massage Therapy Association national convention.
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Parents Use Complementary Health Care for Kids

Children Taking Part in Alternative Medicine or Practices

Exercise in Midlife Helps Preserve Mental Sharpness

Keeps Cognitive Impairment at Bay

Ayurvedic Program Improves Blood Chemistry

Benefits of Detox and Rejuvenation Protocol

Early-to-Bed Kids at Less Risk of Obesity

Keeping a Healthy Bedtime Schedule

Autism Risk Linked to Banned Chemicals

Prenatal Exposure Increases Odds

Early Job Satisfaction Supports Long-Term Health

Risks for Disgruntled Workers in Their 20s and 30s

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Protecting Pollinators

Maryland Bans Bee-Killing Pesticides

Airline Air

Recirculating Jet Air Linked to Illness

Eat Safer

Website Screens Packaging for Toxin

Lobster Liberation

Monks Free Creatures from Certain Doom

Smog Begone

California Aims Even Higher on Emission Controls

Reforesting India

Massive Tree-Planting Against Climate Change