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Wellness Wednesdays – 5/2/18

WELLNESS TIP OF THE WEEK A Commentary on Nutrition and Health by Rohit Dixit, MD, of Pentucket Medical Associates In the year 2018, we are all aware of the importance of nutrition as it relates to our health. In fact it’s so obvious that it’s often glossed over and assumed that no direct emphasis is… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

Medicinal Mushrooms: A Backyard Pharmacopeia

In one of my favorite David Attenborough clips, his soothing narration goes on as a tropical ant, in a close-up, repetitively wipes its antennae and clacks its mandibles. Then it climbs a plant stem to a particular height, clamps down its jaws and dies. In a time-lapse sequence that follows, a grayish horn grows up… Read More

Sarah Courchesne

Wellness Wednesdays – 4/25/18

WELLNESS TIP OF THE WEEK Looking to Improve Your Focus? Meditation Can Help! When it comes to meditating, it seems one of the major barriers to entry is that people become too frustrated trying to sustain focus for a long enough period. In a previous edition of Wellness Wednesdays, we took a look at how… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

Into the Nightworld: The Science of Sleep

O soft embalmer of the still midnight,       Shutting, with careful fingers and benign, Our gloom-pleased eyes, embowered from the light,       Enshaded in forgetfulness divine. ~ John Keats Sleep apnea seems the stuff of nightmares. It can sour mood and stunt memory. It cranks up high blood pressure. It raises the… Read More

Doug Sparks
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