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Some Basic Financial Products and Definitions

Some Basic Financial Products and Definitions

When a potential investor goes to visit a broker or other type of investment advisor, a great many terms can be thrown around. While these are terms that the broker deals with daily, an investor may not have heard many of them or—worse—has heard them but only has a vague [...]

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Experts, Health Tips

Vandana Shiva on Seeds of Humanity

Scientist and philosopher Vandana Shiva explains how “everything begins with seed,” and addresses the perils of patenting them. Genetically modified seeds — considered “intellectual property” by the big companies who own the patents — are globally marketed to monopolize food production and profits. Opponents challenge the safety of GM seeds, [...]

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Anti-Aging, Experts

Connecting to the Center

Connecting to the Center

What does it mean to be centered? In Qi Gong terms, it signifies having energy in the center of the body. The center is called Dan Tien, which means “elixir field” and a place to store energy. Think of the Dan Tien as a reservoir and a place of inner [...]

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Ancient Techniques Heal Modern Ailments

Ancient Techniques Heal Modern Ailments

By Lee Holden, Master Instructor of Qi Gong and Tai Chi as well as a licensed acupuncturist and a doctor of Chinese medicine. Qi Gong is one of the oldest (and easiest) forms of exercise. It’s practiced by millions worldwide as a way to gently strengthen muscles and improve cardiovascular [...]

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Skin Care Tips to Maintain Beautiful Skin

Skin Care Tips to Maintain Beautiful Skin

By Dr. Lisa Benest; a board certified dermatologist based in Burbank, California. The skin is more than just a pretty face — it is the body’s largest organ. It protects the body against heat, sunlight, injury and infection. Over time, exposure to ultraviolet rays (from the sun or indoor tanning) [...]

by × April 2, 2008 × 12,421 comments

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Holy Basil – The Wonder Herb from the East

Holy Basil – The Wonder Herb from the East

By Penny Khaled; the past-president of the Florida Herb Society Most of us are familiar with the herb basil, but the one found in most kitchens today is Mediterranean Basil. The Ayurvedic herb called Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), is the Asian strain of basil and is different in leaf, form and [...]

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