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870
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As NC cracks down on alternative medical practices, some unconventional healers move out of state.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 10 Issue 45, Nov 1992, p5, il Periodical Website
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11941
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Aunt Sadie Bryson of Jackson County has been using herbs to treat the sick for forty years. Aunt Sadie learned about herbs from ancestors, as well as her own experimentation, using her knowledge to help neighbors during periods the county doctor was unable to make house calls.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 3, July 1958, p7, 22, por
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4354
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Each year Americans spend over $27 million of their own money on nontraditional medical treatments, including acupuncture, homeopathy, and chiropractic therapies. This trend has not been lost on health insurers. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina was the first insurer in the state to develop a plan called Alt Med Blue. Several other state HMOs have since added an alt med component to their programs.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 57 Issue 11, Nov 1999, p12, 15-16, 20, 22, il
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36582
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Also known as “dragon lines” or “fairy lines,” ley lines lie around many of the world’s wonders, such as the Pyramids of Giza. Asheville, falling within ley lines, is believed to have the power arising from high frequency vibrations in strong magnetic fields. Recent research draws the same conclusion as ancient civilizations: ley lines impact fertility, agriculture, mood, memory, and perception for humans and animals alike.
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36560
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Offering better healthcare outcomes is often a byproduct of diet, accounting for the food source itself and its source. Meats touted as nutritious and delicious include bison and elk. Benefits of these meats noted by King are lower cholesterol content and higher levels of protein and iron. As for environmental factors that impact produce and meat quality, the author recommended preserving topsoil and balancing the soil ecosystem. Such actions can yield healthy carbon levels and grasses for animals that positively impact their nutrient output.
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36557
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Embodying the important of mind-body balance is a practice that encourages a holistic approach to health. Body-Mind Centering considers how the functioning of bodily organs, tissues, and glands can impact a person’s emotional well-being. Offering more information about a practice that integrates principles of Chinese medicine is the clinic director of Asheville’s Daoist Acupuncture College and owner of a local Pilates, yoga, and wellness studio.
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36553
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Perhaps fabulous about fungus is their present status in the realm of biology. Long considered as a plant, recent research has concluded them to be more closely related to animals. More information about the living thing classified in its own kingdom can be found in the author’s description of fungal anatomy, an activity called spore printing, and a local mushroom club.
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37415
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A description of the Tryon Palace kitchen soon gave way to kitchens of the Colonial period. In its focus on the importance of that room in Colonial homes, it noted kitchens as places likely for making medicine and food. Noted places for storage of recipes for food and herbal remedies were cookbooks and servants’ books.
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The Palace (NoCar F 264 N5 P3), Vol. 12 Issue 1, Winter 2013/2014, p12-13
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36306
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Supplementals offer an alternative treatment measure for conditions ranging from allergies to stress. Offering credibility to alternative medicines were descriptions of popular brands such as Adrenal Health and Tumeric Supreme, as well as a profile of a supplier, Gaia Herbs.