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The Story about CBD – Part 3

Welcome to the final part in our 3-part series on CBD. If you missed either of the first two parts you can still read Part 1 and Part 2. Now onto the final part. Should You Consider CBD? Based on my clinical experience, CBD can be used effectively...

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The Story about CBD – Part 2

Welcome to the 2nd part in our 3-part series on CBD. If you missed the first part, “CBD Basics,” you can read it here. On to part 2: “How CBD Works and Its Uses.” How CBD Works and Its Uses CBD’s therapeutic effects are tied to the body’s...

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The Story About CBD (A 3-part series)

Welcome to our 3-part series on CBD. Here we’ll tackle all the questions you’ve had about CBD but didn’t know who to ask. On to part one: CBD Basics! CBD Basics CBD seems to have something for everyone. It may be hard to believe, but if you have...

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A New Vision of Wellness

Three Key Wellness Concepts Beyond basic prevention, achieving balanced wellbeing is an ongoing process. What is wellness? What is wellness? The word “wellness” is used by many people and organizations, especially since the sharp rise in...

The Healing Power of Plants

Jim Duke, America's elder statesman of herbs and spices, is a dedicated and strong-willed scientist whose advocacy of natural healing methods has never diminished. Born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1929, Duke earned his doctorate in botany from the...

Self-Care In a Mexican Village

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews David Werner about the self-care network run by the farm people among the villages in western Mexico. These people with no formal medical training have learned how to handle preventive and curative medicine for their...

How Health Workers Can Promote Self-Care

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews John Travis, M.D. about his approach for self-care, once a specific organic illness is ruled out. He advocates that individuals are turned over to wellness educators, who act as consultants looking at life style choices...

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A Field Guide to Stress

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews Kenneth R. Pelletier Ph.D. about explains how a prolonged biological stress pattern leads to disease. He details how to break this pattern with various stress management options, rather than illness.

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