Why Integrative Health Matters: A Case Study and Recipe

By Dr. Lisa A. Price, ND Several years ago, a stage IV prostate cancer patient, who I will call Stan, came to me for complementary care. I have been fortunate to work in cancer centers that are progressive and honor the importance of safe alternative therapies in conjunction with conventional medicine. Stan was receiving the … Continued

Skin in the Game

While this is, in fact, the medical definition of our skin and, honestly, what this article is about, I also like the definition: “the life or physical well-being of a person.”

Why Integrative Health Matters: A Case Study and Recipe

By Dr. Lisa A. Price, ND   Several years ago, a stage IV prostate cancer patient, who I will call Stan, came to me for complementary care. I have been fortunate to work in cancer centers that are progressive and honor the importance of safe alternative therapies in conjunction with conventional medicine. Stan was receiving … Continued

Dietary Habits Promoting Longevity and Wellness: Can you handle them?

By Dr. Lisa A. Price, ND   Understanding why it’s important to eat an anti-inflammatory diet is helpful to compliance.  The National Cancer Institute continuously updates its database on several aspects affecting cancer remission and prevention.  Many of these recommendations are specific, like reducing intake of red meat to three servings per week. These findings and … Continued

TCM Diet for Spring and a Detox Tea Recipe!

By Ko Ching Lu EAMP, LAC   Spring is the season, which we see trees blossom and rebirth of many living life. According to Chinese medicine, spring is the season associated with liver organ and belongs to the wood element.  It is a season to set new goals and to redirect life.  This is a … Continued

Put a Spring in your Health!

by Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz   Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’ -Robin Williams              This year, this quote seems even more pertinent here in Washington.  After just breaking records for rainfall, the flowers and blossoms are bursting at every little shred of sunlight they can absorb and sprouts are crowding each other … Continued

Hey Athletes: Let’s Kick it up a Notch this Spring!

by Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz, ND Spring is in the air, the buds are coming out on the trees, the daffodils are peeking up through the soil, time to get outside, shake off the winter doldrums and start thinking about longer, dryer, sunnier days to come.  And with this, we all think about the 5 pounds … Continued

From the Vault: Season of Dryness! Some helpful tips…

by AIM Staff Fall is all about gathering resources and preparing for a cold and fruitless winter – a process that takes place all around us. Animals gather food and prepare cozy shelters and plants drop off leaves and seeds as resources are concentrated into the roots. As the seasons change, this process also starts … Continued

From the Vault: Healing with Honey!

By Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz Recently I attended a conference on pain and wound healing at which one of the lectures was on bee products.  We talked about bee sting therapy, propolis, royal jelly, and all kinds of honey, with a focus on Manuka honey.  Seeing that this month’s newsletter was about the skin, I thought … Continued