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December Issue

Uplifting Humanity
& Holidays

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Welcome to Philadelphia: Center City

The greater Philadelphia area has been an important meeting ground in our country’s history since the days of the Liberty Bell, and is no less so today.
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Awake Parenting

Raising Connected, Confident Kids
Children are not ours to possess or own, but rather to guide into living fearlessly and authentically.

Pets Love Music

Each Species Grooves to Its Own Beat
With their ears attuned to different frequencies, horses neigh to Bach, cats groove to New Age, and dogs de-stress to “Greensleeves.”

Championing Holistic Athletes

The New Face of Sports Medicine
Athletes in a wide range of sports are finding that natural diets and holistic healing modalities help them achieve their personal best.

Peace on Earth

Conflict Resolutions that Work to Bridge Divides
In these days of strident voices, people with opposing views are exploring new ways to talk civilly and come to a mutually satisfying “Yes”.
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See More »Health Briefs

Milk Chocolate Also Benefits Heart Health

Lowers Risk of Irregular Heartbeat

Gut Bacteria Imbalance Linked to Chronic Fatigue

Connection Found in Patients

Pink Noise While Asleep Helps Memory

Random Sound While Sleeping Increases Brain Activity

Alcohol Affects Our Heartbeat

Study Finds Consumption Linked to Arrhythmia

Dear Diary Comforts the Elderly

Journaling Helps With End-of-Life Care

Tree Nuts Cut Colon Cancer Relapse

Reduces Recurrence in Patients
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News Briefs

Shop Local This Christmas

Residents can shop local and support local artists at the Greensgrow Farms Holiday Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., December 2, 3, 16 and 17.

Environmental Artists Gathering

The Schuylkill Center is building a network of artists working in the environmental realm through periodic casual gatherings that give artists the opportunity to connect with each other and with potential collaborators in other disciplines.

Get a Free Rain Barrel

The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) believes that everyone can make a difference in transforming Philadelphia into a greener city with clean water.

Empowering Women’s Expo

Women of Empathy 2 is presenting a Women of Empowerment Expo from noon to 5 p.m., December 23, at the African American Museum.

Learn to Cook Healthy African Cuisine

A Taste of African Heritage, at the South Philadelphia Library at 11 a.m., December 2, brings the African Heritage Diet Pyramid to life, showing people how to eat and cook healthfully, traditionally and enjoyably through hands-on experience.
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Robot Roomies

New Tech May Relieve Elder Isolation

Tree Tally

Digitalizing Data Helps Rainforest Census

Animal Smarts

Chimps, Zebrafish and Birds Communicate Like We Do

Senior Sisterhood

New Options for Independent Co-Housing

Tiny Baubles

Microplastic Mess Threatens World Oceans

Erase E-Waste

Regift or Recycle Smart Phones
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See More »Seasonal Briefs

Eco-Toy Story

Safe, Fun Gifts for Kids

Shrimply Alarming

Reasons to Pass on this Popular Dish

Zinc Fights Colds

Shorten the Duration of this Common Sickness

The Greenest Tree

Go Natural for Christmas

The Arts Relieve Holiday Stress

Artful Ways to Reduce Anxiety

Green Greetings

The Medium is the Message with Holiday Cards

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