Foods That Help Fight Inflammation

Many people believe that food is medicine. In lieu of, or in addition to, prescriptions and over-the-counter remedies, certain foods can help fight the inflammation in your body that's causing you problems. Everything from acne and…

Yoga Poses that help Relieve Chronic Pain

Yoga is an ancient mind-body practice that combines postures, breathing, and meditation. Research suggests that by practicing certain poses, you can relieve chronic pain. Most pain has its roots in a physical injury or illness but is sustained…

Monarch butterflies in their overwintering grounds in Mexico.

Where Do the Monarchs Go in the Fall?

Every fall, millions of monarch butterflies embark on a journey that will take them up to 3,000 miles south to the remote mountain treetops of Central Mexico and Southern California. This great migration is one of…

Autoimmune-Related Diseases

Autoimmune diseases occur when there is an abnormal immune response to a normal body part. When there is over activity, the body attacks and damages its own tissues. There are at least 80 types of autoimmune diseases…

Tracking the Monarchs with a Tracking Device!

Every year, monarch butterflies migrate more than 2,000 miles to overwinter in warmer climates in Mexico and Southern California. Sadly, these majestic creatures are plummeting toward extinction due to habit threats and global climate change. Finding…

Living with Fibromyalgia

When debilitating pain and unexplained fatigue take over, it can be exhausting, both physically and emotionally. Fibromyalgia is a complex pain disorder characterized by chronic widespread pain, multiple tender points, abnormal pain processing, sleep disturbances, fatigue, and…

Crop dusters spray corn to eradicate weeds including milkweed.

Do Herbicides Impact Monarch Butterflies?

Every year, the majestic monarch butterflies make their migration to Mexico for winter. These orange and black painted creatures travel over 2,500 miles to hibernate in warmer climates, before returning to the United States. Their numbers,…

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