Doula Digest: What Does A Doula Do?

By: Noami Starsiak When I started this column I gave a brief picture of what a doula is, today I want to broaden that picture to look at the two categories of doulas - birth...

America and New York State – For Hemp!

By Natalie M. Williams There has been much talk in New York State regarding Marihuana and Hemp Legalization. “Mary Jane”; also known as ‘the sister of man’ has traveled with humanity for millennia. As a...

Homeopathy is The Royal Family’s Answer to the Flu. Why Not You?

By: C Harris Lockwood It hasn’t been named as yet but, there is an epidemic underway. A flu epidemic and interestingly one hundred years ago there was another, more widespread that actually devastated the planet....

Carolyn Hax: Should kids tell Dad about his father’s first marriage?

(Nick Galifianakis/for The Washington Post)Dear Carolyn: In doing family research, my brother's wife came across documents indicating that my dad's dad was still married to another woman when he married my grandmother in December 1927. The divorce on the first marriage was not finalized until October 1928. My dad, his younger brother and older sister…

Local Woman Takes on Fight Against Lyme Disease

By Jess Szabo Social media sites like Instagram and Facebook are often accused of being wastes of time, but the Instagram page “August Lyme” is the online home for local support and activism for a...

Soap dodger: meet the doctor who says we have been showering wrong

When James Hamblin tells people he has not used soap in the shower for five years, they tend not to hold back in expressing their disgust. “It’s one of the few remaining things for which we feel fine telling someone that they’re gross,” he says. “It’s amazing to me, honestly.”Yet despite people’s “clearly moralising judgments”,…

Naturopathic Resources in Hamilton, NY

Hamilton, N.Y. - Naturopathic Resources, located in the beautiful village of Hamilton, NY, is all about what the healing power of nature can do for you. Our philosophy embraces the immutable natural laws and...

UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA

On Monday, April 8th, at 5:30 pm, the Utica Public Library will host the Alzheimer's Association as they present "Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia" in the library gallery.  This program will examine the impact of...

Dr. Paula Vecchio Joins Upstate Family Health Center

Dr. Paula Vecchio, Primary Care Physician, has joined the clinical staff at the Upstate Family Health Center, Inc., located at 1001 Noyes Street in Utica, New York.  Committed to treating patients with a team...

Poor Diet and Death

By Elizabeth Szlek, Wellness Counselor For thousands of years, the main job in everyone’s life was to find enough food to survive. Hunting and gathering takes a long time and depending on location or climate...
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