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Can a walk in the park change your genetics?

                The DNA we inherit forms the basis for our life instructions at the cellular level. In total it’s a rather complex set of instruction composed of approximately 3 billion nucleotide bases that are commonly abbreviated by the letters A, C, G, and T.  Sequences of these bases form 20,000+ genes that provide instructions on […]

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Mind-Body Medicine

            Until recent times, traditional Western medicine was based mostly on a belief that the mind and body were separate.  In contrast, many ancient healing practices, such as Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurvedic Medicine, emphasized a belief in the mind-body connection.  Some of these ancient healing practices are now accepted as complementary medicine.  The dilemma […]

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Can a Winter Walk Change Your Life?

Anthropologists believe that humans have probably existed in something close to our current form for at least 300,000 years. With the exception of modern times, human activity was almost all outdoors in natural daylight. Unfortunately, our species has been a bit too clever in creating dim and unnaturally lit boxes to live in that go […]