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Taking your Supplements is important. Eating a great diet. Way more important. The food we eat has protective effect, especially when it comes to living longer and avoiding heart disease. Isn’t this what we all want? The key nutrients vitamin A and magnesium together can improve longevity. Vitamins A, K and zinc, together protect us from heart disease, say researchers from Tufts University.


I would like to share with you, information about products I reach for when myself or my family is experiencing symptoms that may lead to a cold or flu the most in my home, and that fly off my shelves at Medicine World. Remember treated at the first cough or sneeze gets the best possible result. 


Actually, we need quite a bit of magnesium, as it is vital to our bodies. It is one of the seven macro-minerals that are essential to bodily functions. This group also includes calcium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, chloride and sulfur, and all need to be consumed in relatively large amounts each day. 


Hot! Hot! Hot! It’s a great song, but it’s not so great trying to keep cool when the temps are in the 90s. I try my best, though, and I’d like to share a few ideas that have really helped me and my family keep cool in hot weather.


No, not the movie kind. The vampires I am talking about are the hard-to-see little bloodsuckers that can give you Lyme disease: ticks...


From misplacing your keys, to remembering what you’re doing in the kitchen, to what you learned for your test the next day, we all want to have good recall, no matter what age. And my clients frequently ask me “What can I do for my memory?”  


One never knows in New England when Mother Nature will decide to let up on the snow and start spring in full swing. You can count on this though…


As you read this, March has arrived, and even though there is still snow on the ground, the official start of spring is not far off. And when the crocuses pop their heads through the snow, you’ll know that real spring is right behind them...


Your heart works without conscious command, doing its job without you a giving it a thought. It beats in your chest every second, every minute, 24/7/365, form the moment your born, and will do so until…

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Carmina, our resident RN & herbalist, shares her knowledge about keeping the body healthy. Health news, better treatments, and wellness guidance.