August 15, 2022

Healing: Your Power To Get Well and Stay Well

How Healing Works is the most comprehensive and comprehensible book on how and why people heal. It is a masterful survey of the research on the physical, psychological, and spiritual factors that help us regain and retain our health. Drawing on 40 years of research and patient care, author Wayne Jonas, M.D. explains how 80 percent of healing occurs organically and how to activate the healing process. In How Healing Works, Dr.  Jonas lays out a revolutionary new way to approach injury, illness, and wellness. Dr. Jonas explains the biology of healing and the science behind the discovery that 80 […]
July 7, 2021

Healing Benefits of Burdock Root

A popular culinary herb and traditional healing medicine alike, burdock is an ancient plant with modern day trends worthy of our attention. Now incorporated
May 25, 2021

Oprah’s Asking: What Happened to You? New Book Helps Explain

This book is going to change the way you see your life. Have you ever wondered “Why did I do that?” or “Why can’t I just control my behavior?” Others may judge our reactions and think, “What’s wrong with that person?” When questioning our emotions, it’s easy to place the blame on ourselves; holding ourselves and those around us to an impossible standard. It’s time we started asking a different question. Through deeply personal conversations, Oprah Winfrey and renowned brain and trauma expert Dr. Bruce Perry offer a groundbreaking and profound shift from asking “What’s wrong with you?” to “What […]
June 2, 2020

Brazilian Pepper Tree: A Berry with BIG Benefits

You may not have ever heard of the Brazilian Peppertree, Schinus terebinthifolia, but have likely heard of its relatives which produce pink peppercorns, pistachios, and cashews. This thorny tree is native to Brazil and becomes invasive in subtropical areas like Florida, California, and Arizona. Unlike its relatives, the Brazilian Peppertree isn’t used to season food; its role is more medicinal. The small pink fruits from this tree have been used by traditional Amazonian healers for generations to treat infections and wounds. Traditional folk medicine has asserted that the Brazilian Pepper Tree possesses antibacterial activity which can be harnessed by isolating […]
April 8, 2020

The Healing Power of Compassionate Connection

Why is it so hard for us to connect on a deep level with others, particularly those who are suffering? We constantly find ourselves interrupted and inundated with tasks and stresses. We are disconnected, sleepwalking through our lives, unable to help even ourselves. There is a better way. In The Compassionate Connection: The Healing Power of Empathy and Mindful Listening, Dr. David Rakel explains how we can strengthen our bonds with others—all the while doing emotional and physical good for ourselves. As founder and director of the University of Wisconsin Integrative Medicine program, Dr. Rakel discovered that we become the […]
April 16, 2019

Six of the Best Foods To Fight Illness

The weather has changed again and like a magic carpet, it seems to always bring illness with it.  So, you’ll want to do everything you can to avoid getting sick.  Luckily, Nature gave us a multitude of foods that really can boost your immune system and keep you well.  Here are 6 of them… Six of The Best Foods Nature Gave Us To Fight Illness A strong and healthy immune system is your #1 defense against viral and bacterial illnesses that are so common when the seasons change.  People are more apt to get upper respiratory infections (URI) in the […]
September 26, 2017

The Healing Powers of Life-Changing Foods

Anthony William, the Medical Medium, has helped tens of thousands of people heal from ailments that have been misdiagnosed or ineffectively treated—or that medical communities couldn’t resolve. And he’s done it all by listening to a divine voice that literally speaks into his ear, telling him what is at the root of people’s pain or illness and what they need to do to be restored to health. Experience the next level of medical revelations with his new book, Life Changing Foods: Save Yourself and the Ones You Love With the Hidden Healing Powers of Fruits & Vegetables. Packed with information […]
July 12, 2015

The Amazing Skin Healing Benefits Of Rice

Lately I’ve been telling my patients more and more about what Japanese ladies have known for centuries…the amazing skin healing benefits of rice! In fact, recent research has shown that using a rice starch-soak is effective in improving the dry skin lesions of eczema! That’s not all – rice bran oil, rice bran powder and rice water applied topically can really change the texture and clarity of your skin, smoothing it and brightening dark spots. In addition, adding whole rice bran to your diet can offer a rich source of Vitamin E and linoleic acids which benefit your skin and […]
November 6, 2013

Finding New Roads to Healing

On Tuesday, October 29, the Astoria Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sylmar invited its community of physicians and service providers to attend an open house event focused on New Roads to Healing and featuring health experts in the fields of nutrition, longevity, brain health, stress and heart disease.