Archive for September, 2018

3rd Annual St. Louis Earth Day Fundraiser Taste of Green October 25

Taste of Green Fundraiser 2018 is set to satisfy your appetite on Thursday, October 25, 2018, with proceeds benefiting St. Louis Earth Day programs, Green Dining Alliance and Recycling On the Go.

Green Dining Alliance is the premier restaurant sustainability certification program in the nation. Restaurants are shown how to reduce their environmental impact by completing an […]

Are You Dealing With Excessive Gas?

By TJ Williams, DC, PhD

We’ve all experienced it, and probably at inopportune times. It’s embarrassing and uncomfortable. So, what’s the deal with gas? Are some of us doomed to be gassy forever? The answer is no. Let’s take a look at some of the major causes of gas and how to treat them.

Food Sensitivities
Of […]

Artful Happenings

October 2018


Through October 11


Framations Art Gallery, 218 N. Main Street in St. Charles; for info, call 636-724-8313 or visit www.framations.com.

Through November 8
The Luminary, 2701 Cherokee Street; for info, visit www.theluminaryarts.com.

Through December 30


Balancing The Brain For Better Health

By Dr. Amy Davis, MD

What if there was a safe, non-invasive system that could improve conditions like ADD, Anxiety, Depression and Chronic Pain for good and even eliminate the need for medications?

Neurofeedback is a non-drug approach that can improve your quality of life dramatically. Imagine getting better sleep, improving memory, having more energy or being more alert and focused? Neurofeedback can do all of this and more!

What does Neurofeedback […]

Be A Guardian, Not A Gardener

By Linda Wiggen Kraft

These were the words in a recent Instagram post by my favorite garden designer, Mary Reynolds of Ireland. Mary was the youngest person ever, age 28, to win a gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show in London*. Her garden made of Irish soil, rabbit droppings, trees, stones and meadow plants was […]

Biomats & Infrared Portable Saunas: Quantum Tools for Your Health, from A to Z

By Clint Willett,
Infrared Medical Foundation

The Infrared Biomat helps with 1,800 Medical Issues from A to Z, with the Biomat’s technology based on a Nobel Prize In Medicine. The Quartz Enhanced Biomat allows the Infrared to gently go into your body 6-8 inches, whereas most all other Infrared Devices and Saunas only go 1-2 inches into […]

Cataracts In Dogs

By Teresa Garden, DVM

Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in dogs. Visual impairment may be difficult for owners to assess. Dogs are able to compensate for vision loss from slowly progressive cataracts. They certainly compensate well with unilateral cataracts. The three most common types of cataracts we see in the dog are genetic, […]

Coalition Report: Voting Is Vital For Our Democracy

By Laura Lock, Development Director
Missouri Coalition for the Environment

As the November elections quickly approach, many news sources will emphasize the importance of voting. We’ve heard this message repeated many times over the years from countless diverse audiences. Why is this message conveyed to us with so much passion and conviction, over and over again? The […]

Colon Hydrotherapy For Constipation

By Pat Bauer,
NP-C Nurse Practitioner

Constipation, everyone knows what it is but only those who suffer from it know the pain and discomfort it can cause. Constipation is generally described as having fewer than three bowel movements a week. Though occasional constipation is very common, some people experience chronic constipation that can interfere with their ability […]

Earthworms’ Castings

With Jean Ponzi
Big Bang: Reusable Bags

Hurrah for you for drafting reusable bags into shopping routines!

Green bagging is one hot trend that helps us humans chill our carbon tootsies.
I confess to converting late to bagism, well after I became environmentally aware. Back when Earth Day and I were ardent twenty-somethings, I rudely pooh-poohed the string […]

First Steps Towards Ecological Restoration

By Tim Wood, Sustainability Coordinator at The College School

The word biodiversity describes the variety of plant and animal life in a given environment. Greater biodiversity reflects the health of an ecosystem and its ability to endure challenges presented over time.

The state of Missouri is divided into four Eco regions and further divided into a wide […]

Giving Yourself and Those You Love the Gift of Immuno-suppressants?

Just say no to Bugs!

By Jon P. Frieda, MBA
Vice President of Marketing
and Sales for Neels Pharmacy

The strength and resiliency of the immune system can be dramatically altered in response to stressors like diet and lifestyle choices. Interestingly, stress can influence diet. What you put into your body through your mouth in the form of nutrition […]

Green Dining Alliance Brings Sustainability to St. Louis Restaurant Scene

Membership Grows To More Than 100

By Jenn Derose

The Green Dining Alliance, a program of St. Louis Earth Day, certifies restaurants in sustainable practices, connecting them with resources to reduce their carbon footprint, reduce waste, conserve water, source locally, and more. All GDA restaurants recycle, phase in energy efficient lighting, never use Styrofoam, and set goals […]

Healthy Planet Happenings

Natural Living Expo
More than 50 booths offering healthy and green products and services. Live music, free heatlh screenings, chair massages, samples & more. Lots of giveaways and speakers during the day.

October 8
Free Lecture: The Lost Art of Democratic Argument: What’s Become of Civility?
Michael Sandel will present a lecture, The Lost Art of Democratic Argument: What’s […]

Irresistible Community Builders, LLC presents: The Ultimate Drawdown Conveyance Machine

By Tom Braford

Would you be willing to give up your gas guzzler, gas sipper or even your coal-fired electric car if you could drive or be driven around in the ultimate Drawdown vehicle?

If you thought living a Drawdown lifestyle meant going back to the Stone Age and giving up all your creature comforts, think again. […]

It’s the Harvest Season!

Gather up some great art, fine craft and ARTfully “ghoul” it up for Halloween.

The month kicks off with three great ARTful events: October 5-7 is the Best of Missouri Market at Missouri Botanical Garden—great art, fine craft, great food and drink, live music, kids’ activities—all locally sourced. Don’t miss it!! Info at mobot.org.

While you’re there, […]

Lifesaving Emergency Kits Available At No Charge

Bethesda Health Group has created a life-saving initiative that provides key medical information to first responders in case of an emergency. At no charge, non-profit Bethesda is providing free Personal Emergency Medical Information kits to the Metro area. Bethesda is the leading St. Louis-area senior living, care and services organization dedicated to senior safety for […]

Medical Acupuncture on Dental and Allergy Meridians: Blue Plate Café and the Acci-Dental Blow Up in Medicine

By Simon Yu, MD

German medical doctor and acupuncturist, Dr. Reinhold Voll, developed a new meridian system about 60 years ago based on the classical acupuncture meridian system. He mapped out well over 500 acupuncture points, known as Dr. Voll’s points.

He described new acupuncture points beyond the classical meridian system known to traditional acupuncturists. The most […]

Mulch — Your Tree’s Best Friend

Mulching is one of the most valuable things a homeowner can do for a tree’s health. Mulch conserves moisture and improves growing conditions. But if mulch is applied too deeply or the wrong material is used, it actually can harm trees and other plants. Check out these tips and you’ll be on your way to […]

Past Life Regression and Personal Empowerment Workshop November 6

November 6, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Held at My Office.
Visit www.claytontherapy.com for location and directions.

Join us for a special seminar as Peggy Levinson shares with you how you can uncover memories from your past lives. Using a technique called past life regression. Peggy will guide you through the process of recalling these memories located deep inside […]

Publisher’s Corner: Harvest Time In The Suburbs

I am pretty sure I just saw the last Monarch on our butterfly bush. They have left Webster Groves on their long migration to the Oyamel fir forest in central Mexico for the winter. Even though it has been a very warm September, October is sure to bring Autumn’s cooler weather and the end of […]

Some Say The Future of Medicine Has Arrived and It’s Being Called The Blu Room

Photo by Rory Sagner ©2018

JZ Knight is the inventor and Dr. Matthew Martinez helped co-develop and run the initial patient trials in his office in Olympia WA. Blu Room Therapy consists of narrow band UVB Light, music, and the power of the mind which creates an atmosphere where thousands of users worldwide have reported healing […]

Stem Cell Therapy is The New Breakthrough in Medicine

By Dr. Raj Banerjee

Our Advanced Healing Stem Cell Therapies Overcome Pain & Chronic Conditions

When you have pain in your back, hips, shoulders and knees you cannot get a good nights sleep, and can miss out on so many things that life has to offer, like playing with your grandkids, taking a walk on the beach […]

The Art of Relating: Is Your Partner’s Drinking Affecting Your Relationship?

Christine Kniffen, MSW, LCSW
visit: www.ChristineKniffen.com

A recent national study found that approximately 21% of Americans experienced at least one alcohol related problem in the prior year, and roughly 1 in 3 Americans engaged in risky drinking patterns. Risky drinking patterns include high-volume drinking, high-quantity consumption on any given day. Alcohol abuse plays a role in many […]