from Partners in Health
A look at the inside of the new maternity ward at the Kirehe Health Center in eastern Rwanda. The new ward boosts the number of beds for expectant mothers from five to 16, says Dr..
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: How a child comes into the world impacts the totality of a lifespan. Midwives are one of the most natural, organic choices that can add peace and a natural state to the labor of a woman and the birth of a child.
by Donna Gates
Many people assume that all raw vegetables are good for them. But raw vegetables are only beneficial as a food source IF you can digest them, which is more of a widespread issue than most people realize...
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: Feel a bit gassy after all those organic vegetables? rganic vegetables will go to waste if you can't digest them. Here are some tips to get all out of those gorgeous veggies without any of the tummy troubles
By Tamara Yapp
I'm always looking for healthy foods.
I started our journey to healthy when CJ was a toddler and at that time (15 years ago) there were not that many options and what little foods there were, they were hard to find...
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: Everywhere we look, organic is the buzz word. On billboards, big grocery stores, and box stores - organic is hip. Here are interesting insights to the new world of organic.
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: Got soggy lettuce? Droopy kale? Check out these tips to keep veggies crisp and fruit fresh, longer.
Interviewed by Susan Lutz, ATH Editor of Organic Living
Pregnancy can offer challenges on the organic path - from finding time and energy to shop and cook, to managing health and stress and of course, ultimately the birth. Lauren, author of Ginger is the New Pink: My journey towards healing with vegan whole foods, and editor at Crazysexylife.com returns to All Things Healing to share some of her experiences of keeping up with a healthy life for her and her baby on the way...
by Donna Gates
Gautam Dantas, an assistant professor of pathology and immunology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and his colleagues recently published a paper showing that the friendly microbes in the intestinal tracts of healthy American children were found to have numerous antibiotic-resistant genes.
It turns out that with repeated exposure to antibiotic drugs, bacteria develop a genetic resistance to these drugs...
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: Add a bit of prevention to your medicine chest. Boost your immune system the natural way.
by Cheryl Pallant
Poetry conveys magic and energy, illuminating the invisible workings of our heart, mind, body, and soul, an otherwise hidden landscape. Words have the ability to transform sadness to calm, confusion to clarity, an arid temperament to lush splendor. As a writer, professor, and writing coach, I've witnessed words catalyze insight, healing, and a crafted work...
Editor’s Note from Susan de Wardt: "The body has its own poetic language, its way of combining sounds, rhythms, images, sensation, and voice to create meaning." Learn how Cheryl Pallant combines two passions - writing and movement - to explore the language of the body through writing process.
Writing & Poetry Therapy
Today an alliance of health nonprofits and nurses associations issued a public letter to executives at Procter & Gamble, in an effort to pressure the corporation to reformulate its detergents, which were found to contain actionable levels of 1,4-dioxane under California law. The State of California’s Proposition 65 classifies 1,4-dioxane as a known human carcinogen...
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: High levels of toxins exist in so many beauty products on the market. Nail polish is the next in a string of revelations that expose dangers to consumers by not only putting dangerous ingredients into their products, but also misleading consumers about contents.
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