Esteemed Local Experts in Natural Medicine

by Phil Gutis

2012dr moiseDr. Adriana Moise is a strong believer in Dr. Andrew Weil’s approach to integrative medicine. In fact, she completed a two-year fellowship in 2011 from the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, the world-renowned institute founded by Weil.

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Letter from Publisher, October 2014

Following a trip to a local orchard with family and friends, I posted this funky photo on my Facebook page, and it wound up inspiring this month’s letter. I’ll kick it off with a quote by Benjamin Franklin, “The rotten apple spoils his companion,” popularly recast as “One rotten apple spoils the bunch.” Clearly, the disappointed look on my face stems from the sadness of selecting a rotten apple, a great surprise in an age when we expect to easily put our hands on an unlimited supply of perfect fruit at the grocer’s year-round.

I rejoice that I was able to quickly move on to find many perfectly good apples that day, which brought to mind the question: Wouldn’t it be wonderful if it were just that easy to move away from a rotten situation in life and pick a good one instead? Our diet is a formidable place to start on improving how we feel, as Dr. Andrew Weil explains in Andrea Schensky Williams’ article, “America’s Evolution into Integrative Medicine,” on page 16. Continue reading

Quick Tips to Easing a Child’s Cold

While it is not always possible to avoid a cold—particularly in younger
children—there are many ways to help alleviate symptoms.

Ginger, for example, is an anti-inflammatory herb that warms the respiratory tract. Ginger tea with honey can help while fresh ginger can also be added to many

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