Protecting Your Vision

October 4, 2013

by Lauren Swanger, holistic health enthusiast and research journalist Many of us take good eyesight for granted, yet taking steps to protect healthy vision is crucial for preventing age-related eye problems.  Glaucoma, macular degeneration and other eye diseases do not have to be inevitable.  Good nutrition, rest, avoiding pollutants are all important to your eye […]

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George Barnosky, L.Ac, M.Ac.

October 1, 2013

Meet George Barnosky, Our Practitioner of the Month We love George’s welcoming smile! His calm demeanor and expert knowledge of acupuncture… we love that, too! George started his journey of Eastern Medicine through the study of Chinese Martial Arts, which led to the study of Acupuncture (he is certified for animals, too). The discipline gained […]

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Community Supported Agriculture

September 25, 2013

by Lauren Swanger, holistic health enthusiast and research journalist Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) has become an extremely popular and affordable way for consumers to buy locally grown foods directly from farmers. When you join a CSA, you are buying a “share” of produce and goods from a regional farmer or group of farmers. Typically, these […]

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Acupuncture Pulse Diagnosis

September 23, 2013

by Chris Hammond M.Ac.,L.Ac. You might be curious about what an acupuncturist does while taking your pulse.  There are pulse positions for each of the 12 meridians, found on the wrist.  We feel for the organ pulse found at the deepest level, blood pulse found mid-level and the chi pulse found on the surface.  We […]

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Roasted Tomatoe Caprese Salad

September 19, 2013

My garden has been producing tomatoes like crazy! I love growing them, but they seem to all ripen at once. Since I don’t do canning, I try to find tasty recipes using fresh tomatoes. This recipe calls for plum tomatoes, but I use whatever variety is ready in my garden. Ingredients 12 plum tomatoes, halved […]

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Adopting a Healthier Lifestyle

September 17, 2013

Becoming healthier and dropping excess weight may seem impossible to many who have tried, and failed, in the past.  But it really is not as difficult as one might think.  What makes us different from our ancestors of only several generations ago (as in pre-World War I), is that we are less active, we tend […]

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Zucchini

September 9, 2013

by Karen J. Brand If you have planted zucchini in your garden, you soon find that you have an abundance of fruit! There are lots of ways to prepare delicious, nutritious dishes with zucchini, and I would like to share one of my favorites with you. These oven chips are quick and easy to prepare […]

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Pass It Forward Health Fair this Saturday

September 5, 2013

Join HCHC at this FREE family event!! We have a table and will be doing free 10 minute Shiatsu sessions!

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Debby Barry, Practitioner of the Month

September 3, 2013

How lucky are we that we have an in-house Feng Shui consultant??!! Debby Barry has organized, arranged and cleared our treatment rooms (and all of our other rooms!) at the Center so our practitioners and clients alike will feel nurtured and supported. She uses Feng Shui techniques to make any room beautiful! She works with […]

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I have a dream…

August 30, 2013

by Andrea Wenger I have a dream… in honor of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington We all have dreams… many of them locked up inside us. Years of external messages that we aren’t good enough, or that our dreams aren’t realistic, lead into more years of believing and acting upon those messages… […]

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