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IN THIS ISSUE - February 2024

IN THIS ISSUE, FEBRUARY 2024, our feature story is Oral Health Tips to Prevent Heart Disease. Other topics include Plant-Based Milk Alternatives; Helping America’s Kids Eat BetterMindful BreathworkHomeopathy for Athletes; plus, Natural Pet article Love on a Leash. In addition to the preceding linked articles, you’ll also find the following Online Exclusive articles, plus Local News, Local Articles, Health Briefs, Global Briefs, and much more. Enjoy!



Mimi Guarneri on Treating the Heart With Love

Dr. Mimi Guarneri shares how a holistic view on heart heath can have profound impacts on the patient. Read More » 


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The Magic of Hugs

Through the ages, various substances and lifestyle changes have been touted as panaceas, but even in our modern world there is one unexpected soul-elixir that might rival the others—the h... Read More » 


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Lowering Our Battery Footprint: A Look at Personal Strategies and Emerging Technologies

While single-use batteries significantly tax the environment, advancements in production, lifespan and recycling can lead to a greener future. Read More » 


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Growing Hydroponic Produce at Home

Hydroponics is a method of gardening that does not use soil. The technique has been around since the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and the Aztec floating gardens. It is a fun, easy and eco-f... Read More » 



Drug May Improve Heart Health in the Obese

According to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) semaglutide, a medication sold as Ozempic by Novo Nordisk, may be associated with heart health improvement. Read More » 



Citrus for Heart Health

A common flavanone called hesperidin found in citrus fruit may help protect against heart disease, according to a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials published in Current Develo... Read More » 


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Exercise is Good for Cholesterol

A new study has uncovered details as to why exercise is beneficial for heart health and blood lipid levels at any age. Read More » 


Featured LOCAL Articles

From the FEBRUARY 2024 PRINT Edition


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Order Wild-Caught Alaskan Seafood

Kwee-Jack Fish Co. offers wild, sustainably harvested Alaskan halibut and cod ordered online in February Read More » 


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Heart-Healthy Diet Webinar

Those interested in learning about heart health to prevent or manage cardiovascular disease may attend a free Penn State Extension online webinar for nutrition professionals Read More » 


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New Programs at Brownstone Station

Brownstone Station Wellness Center is bringing new offerings that include The Up Side to Being Upside Down: Inversion Workshop with Shaun Levi, RYT-200, and Kate Toczek, E-RYT Read More » 


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One Couple, Two Practitioners, Three Services

Carlisle Bowen Works is offering an exciting new combination service mixing reiki, reflexology and ion foot cleanse on Mondays during February. Read More » 


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Animal Readings with Dawn Tule

Professional animal communicator and owner of Mella Luna Healing Dawn Tule will be connecting people with their animal friends in spirit on February 10. Read More » 


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Salute to Veterans Week

Zen & Now Wellness Apothecary will host Salute to Veteran Patients Week from February 12 through 17, with $10 off services and 10 percent off products. Read More » 


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Wild and scenic Film Festival

Since 2019, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay has brought communities together by hosting the Wild & Scenic Film Festival. Read More » 


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KUDOS - Firefly Hollow

Kara Lovehart, owner of Firefly Hollow Wellness, has added new practitioners and services. Read More » 


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The Best of Both Worlds

The combination of real estate expertise and energetic awareness creates a unique and harmonious approach to the home-buying experience. Read More » 


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KUDOS - Roots of Health

Rachel Benbow, owner of The Roots of Health, became a Certified Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Practitioner in December through the EFT Tapping Training Institute. Read More » 


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Black History Month at Studio Solomon

During February, Black History Month, Studio Solomon will celebrate a year of growth with discounted West African drumming classes for $10. Read More » 


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Commonly Overlooked Open at Central Market

Commonly Overlooked owner Bailey Obermeier says, “Despite the cold, houseplants are growing in Central Market in York!" Read More » 


All Other Articles from the FEBRUARY 2024 Issue…