Keeping Up with The Flicks

Not only surviving, but thriving through the decades, The Flicks celebrates its 35th year in Boise this fall.          The Flicks shows independent, foreign and art films on four screens, along with the best of the Hollywood movies, and it …

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Celebrate Natural Grocers’ 64th Anniversary

Natural Grocers invites Boise-area residents to come enjoy specials, prizes and giveaways on August 15 as it celebrates its 64th anniversary.      Participation is free, and attendees can receive a free reusable bag with purchase, as well as double {N}power …

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Is Genetic Testing a Good Idea?

The recent flood of genetic testing options has increased both public awareness and interest in genetic information. While improved access to genetic testing is certainly important, not all genetic tests are created equally.          For example, depending on the laboratory …

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Roots Zero Waste Market

Shopping Plastic-Free Gets Easier for Idaho In a 2018 report, The European Geo-sciences Union stated that the world must take decisive climate action by the year 2035 in order to limit global warming to two degrees Celsius (approximately 3.5 degrees …

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Vet Check

Treating the Whole Pet by Julie Peterson About 10 years ago, Kim Krouth’s dog, Buckeye, was suffering from severe allergy symptoms. The mixed-breed shepherd was licking and biting her paws until her toe pads were bleeding. “Our conventional vet prescribed …

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Healing Harmonies

  Music As Medicine by Marlaina Donato From ancient Mongolian shamans that used drumming for physical and emotional healing to modern, board-certified music therapists that work with special needs kids, science now confirms what we’ve always known: Music makes us …

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Savor Cherries to Lower Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Montmorency tart cherries, first discovered by Roman legionnaires along the Black Sea, have been shown to have potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, according to scientists. Now a study from the UK’s University of Hertfordshire published in the Journal of Functional …

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Take it Easy on the Eggs

Eggs should only be a now and then thing, the latest research from Northwestern Medicine in Chicago indicates. The new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, looked at pooled data on 29,615 U.S. racially and ethnically …

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