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Natural Awakenings Magazine of the NY Capital District is a locally owned, free monthly publication, committed to providing a forum for community connection.  We are part of a national franchise of publishers, offering you trusted content each month, along with local spotlights that are sure to be of interest.

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Rethinking Breast Health

Feature Article

by Lisa Marshall

Natural Ways to Keep Them Healthy

Natural ways to keep the girls smooth, pain-free and firm, while reducing the risk of cancer

We’ve been conditioned to narrowly define breast health in terms of pink ribbon campaigns, cancer awareness marches and cold, steel mammography machines. Nearly 30 years after anticancer drug maker Imperial Chemical Industries (now AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals) established the first National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October 1985, many women have come to equate healthy breasts with cancer-free breasts, and assume the most important thing they can do is undergo regular screening.

May 1, 2015

Spring Detox

Feature Article

by Linda Sechrist

Gentle Natural Cleansing Works Best

To secure optimum performance, maximize lifespan and maintain the warranty of vehicles, knowledgeable drivers follow the regular maintenance needs recommended in the owner’s manual. Similarly, many health practitioners, integrative physicians and chiropractors suggest that periodically cleansing the body’s inside works—flushing toxins and enabling the digestive process and organs like the liver and kidney to rest and reset—aids in maintaining, restoring and optimizing health.

May 1, 2015

The Connection Between Foods and Cancer

Feature Article

by Susan Brown

Since the 1950s, Americans have spent billions of dollars on cancer research and treatments, yet the epidemic continues. Many doctors, natural health practioners, researchers and oncologists are going outside of the conventional treatment box and successfully using less invasive and less toxic approaches that support the body’s immune system. Some are even combining alternative approaches with invasive chemotherapy and radiation to reduce the impact of the more toxic treatments.

May 1, 2015

When Your Pet Passes

Feature Article

by Julianne Hale

A Guide to Mourning, Remembering and Healing

A pet’s love is extraordinary because it is unconditional. It doesn’t have expectations, pass judgment or try to leverage guilt. It is rich in loyalty, trust and adoration. Domestic pets provide warmth, companionship and love, as well as purpose, fun and conversational gambits for family members. For lonely hearts, they are a lifeline, providing a physical, emotional and spiritual connection to life that may prove critical to survival and happiness.

May 1, 2015
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