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Gua sha

Gua sha, pronounced "gwa shaw," is a common healing modality used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. “Gua” means scrape and “sha” means sand. Depending on the condition being treated, the skin is scraped using a blunt-edged tool, traditionally an ox bone.

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Summertime Care for Creatures Great & Small

When the temperatures soar, safety for all friends and family, even furry four-legged loved ones, is essential. Just remember to pay attention and take precautions to your animals. Here are 5 ways to stay safe while enjoying an easy breezy summer with your pets.

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Good Trouble

Hope you all had a lovely Independence Day! And if it seems like the concept of liberty and justice for all is increasingly rare, remember the words of Congressman John Lewis, a civil rights hero:

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Travel Tips Galore!

Now that summer is really & truly here, all thoughts turn to the Great Vacation. These vacations can often become the places where healthy habits go to die, which can ruin a much anticipated adventure.

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The Foods of June

In the first blush of summer, garden-fresh produce abounds, giving June its well-known moniker National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month. In the midst of this delectable month, today (June 21) celebrates one powerhouse fruit above all others: PEACHES!

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What’s the Tongue Say About Our Health?

There is a lot to be told about a person’s health based on the condition of the tongue. Observation of the tongue is a pillar of diagnosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine that can indicate internal imbalances. The tongue is like a map, used to guide a practitioner to areas and conditions of concern.

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