Looks like Mayor Bloomberg is trying to shake up the business of salt! Too much salt is bad for our health, so the National Salt Reduction Initiative (spearheaded by Bloomberg) aims to reduce sodium levels at restaurants in Manhattan and packaged foods nationwide. Mayor Bloomberg recently announced 16 food companies that have decided to lose [...]
by Patricia Wickman
It is a joy for practitioners like myself to see people make the leap of faith to add and subtract elements to and from their daily schedule based on ancient wisdom that seems vastly different from Western medicine. Ayurveda literally means the science of life. It is a complete medical system that has [...]
Evidence that Ayurveda offers hope to individuals who have female reproductive imbalance
by Arwen Rasmussen
After six years of newlywed bliss, an apartment, two cats, and a home loan, my husband and I decided it was finally time to expand the family. We weren’t getting any younger and our friends all had kids, so we thought we [...]
by Dr. Allan Lindlsey
Wondering how there can be such a thing as alternative chiropractic? As mainstream health care, alternative medicine, and general understanding of the eastern hemisphere all develop, so do the approaches and practices of medical professionals on our half of the globe.
A growing population of chiropractors practicing Applied Kinesiology is just one example. [...]
by Dr. Brent Jensen, Sacred Heart Pediatrics
All children gain weight as they grow and develop. However, putting on more weight than is needed to support growth and development can lead to childhood obesity. Over the past 30 years, the number of children with weight problems in the United States has risen at an alarming rate. [...]
by Rhonda Gearing
I have been asked over the course of the last several years, “What is a doula?” Really, the answer can be summed up into three basic words: nurture, empower, and love. To nurture means to supply with nourishment, educate, and to further the development of; empower is to promote the self-actualization or influence; [...]
Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire
Traditional OB care as well as Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs). CNMs, like physicians, provide all prenatal, delivery, and postpartum care. CNMs are unique care providers because they are in the hospital well before the birth, offering labor support. Six Marshfield Clinic CNMs practice at Sacred Heart Hospital and women [...]
by Martha Nieman, CNM
The term “midwife” means “with woman.” Traditionally, midwives cared for women only during childbirth. The modern certified nurse-midwife (CNM) works with teens and adult women, not only during pregnancy, birth, and lactation, but also with needs related to menstruation, sexuality, family planning, conception, vaginal health, health maintenance, and menopause.
A basic philosophy of [...]
by Erin Kaspar-Frett, CPM, LM, MSM
As the mother of almost three children, I have been given my share of advice. Sometimes it is difficult to know what applies to you and what simply wouldn’t work, especially in the first pregnancy. A pregnant woman can easily find herself receiving opinions of everyone from her mother to [...]
Going Green Or Sustainable Is Not A Myth!
by Jeff Hoel
In fact, in real estate today, going green isn’t just a trend; it’s a movement. Many people and businesses have changed their directional movement because they believe that every step toward a greener, more sustainable environment is a step in the right direction.
You’ve probably noticed that [...]