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A Holistic Approach to Preventing and Treating Cancer

For 45 years, Philadelphia holistic coach, naturalist and herbalist El Ha Gahn has been teaching people to "love the Earth and love themselves as an extension of the Earth."

Personal Service Beats Big Box Drug Chains

Nova Star Pharmacy is a local, independent pharmacy opened four years ago by Certified Pharmacist Andrea Golemi.

Urban Farming Thrives in Philly

Jack Griffin, president of Metropolis Farms and the National Urban Farmers Association, says, “One of the biggest problems with urban farming is that there just isn’t enough of it.

Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Program

Over the last year, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has implemented the legislative Act 16 of 2016, allowing for a medical cannabis program, without any major delays.

New MOM’s Organic Grocery is Coming Soon

Founded in 1987, MOM’s Organic Market Center City will open soon at 34 South 11th Street, in Philadelphia, with a Grand Opening for an entire weekend planned summer.

Women Rising: Yael Lehmann

Yael Lehmann serves as executive director of The Food Trust, which strives to make healthy food available to all. Their work has been recognized by former First Lady Michelle Obama and described by Time magazine as a “remarkable success” for increasing the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables in schools and reducing the number of students becoming overweight by 50 percent.

A Doula is Like Having a Personal Birth Assistant

After the birth of her third child in 2010, Heather Keeney could not stop talking about it. “I was telling a friend, ‘Everyone should get to feel like this about their birth!’” Keeney recalls. “She laughingly told me I should become a doula.

A New Paradigm for Health and Healing

Healing to Empower and Restore (HER) Wellness Days at Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Newtown Square cutting-edge women’s health facility for Philadelphia area women that have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer are one of the organization’s signature programs.

To Succeed in Running, Stick to a Plan

The saying, “Those who fail to plan, plan to fail,” is a shout-out to anyone that would like to train for a race, whether they are a beginning runner or an experienced marathoner.

An Integrative Approach to Massage Therapy

When Paul Milllwood, LMT, was 6 years old, his paternal grandmother, a respected healer in Jamaica, decided he was ready to heal others, too.


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