| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Happiness — it's a quality we are all looking to find and keep. Although no one is happy all the time, some people appear to feel more fulfilled than others. Being happy with yourself isn't so much about pursuing it, but finding things that you...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Q: Is ayurvedic medicine a safe approach to managing health?
A: Ayurvedic medicine is a holistic approach to health care that is considered a form of alternative medicine in the U.S. It includes a variety of practices that may be beneficial. However, at...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:04 PM
A panel of speakers discussed different approaches to optimal health during a program sponsored by the Interfaith Coalition of Washington County at Hagerstown Church of the Brethren on East Washington Street on Wednesday night.
One of the three speakers...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Breathe Books in Hampden says it will add a health-food cafe to its store next month. Owner Susan Weis-Bohlen says all the offerings will have at least one of five features: gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, raw or Ayurvedic -- Ayurveda is a holistic type...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Integrative medicine is sounding more and more like modern medicine as time goes by. The evidence supporting the use of alternative forms of treatments such as acupuncture, chiropractic manipulation, meditation and yoga is mounting. Economic constraints...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 7:43 PM
It was his 52nd birthday in the fall of 2001 and Portsmouth vascular surgeon Dilip Sarkar didn't feel well. He felt inexplicably tired and slightly nauseous. He called a cardiologist friend who told him to meet him at the emergency room. The next day he...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 8:41 PM
College Fair at OCC
Orange Coast College hosts a college fair with college admissions officers from public and private four-year colleges in attendance. The event is free and open to the public. The fair is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Watson...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 5:42 AM
The Master Artist Series: Yoga and Mindful Eating for Vibrant Health classes will be held from 5 p.m. Friday, May 4, to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at CraftWorks at Cool Spring, 1469 Lloyd Road, Charles Town, W.Va.
Raise your energy level and your openness...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:48 PM
Q: During a recent holiday, my son-in-law sharpened my knives, but he cut his thumb and finger badly in the process. I quickly said, "Let's put pepper on it." His thumb could probably have used a suture, but I live on top of a mountain, far away from a...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Stop by for Weekends at Mason to see country singer (and NBC's "The Voice" celebrity vocal coach) Blake Shelton's "Well Lit & Amplified" tour. Performing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, on the campus of George Mason...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:46 AM
Not so long ago, Gina Sager set out to cure her patients by wielding a surgeon's scalpel. Today, her preferred tool is a set of two small brass bells connected by a cord — though these, too, require all the precision and delicacy she can muster....