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How Do We Help Kids Eat Healthy Foods?

Saturday, March 27th, 2010
“I applaud the First Lady for taking the childhood obesity epidemic to the national level. The $6.7 billion we spend annually on obesity related issues could be used to close our nation’s budget deficit,” says New York State’s First Lady Michelle Patterson, who like the country’s first lady is also a passionate and practical proponent of healthy nutrition for children.

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Death, the Great Egalitarian

Sunday, June 17th, 2007

“We all get invited no matter how cute we are, how much money we have, or who our parents are. As far as I can tell no one gets out of here alive.” So says Cynthia Burke (of the New York based non-profit group, Friends Indeed, which supports people in the process of the dying.) Read More→

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An Urgency for Well-Being

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007

Each day of Donna Karan’s ten-day Well-Being Forum, certain questions and concerns circulated and echoed — both publicly during the panel discussions featuring dedicated practitioners and thought leaders, and privately in smaller gatherings over the delicious raw food lunch that were served. Read More→

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Who is a Healer?

Monday, May 28th, 2007
Over these last weeks, designer Donna Karan welcomed a diverse group of integrative physicians and practitioners into the Well-Being Forum at her late husband’s studio. Her goal was to promote dialogue. And dialogue she got when the conventional and integrative faced off, and looked for commonalities in today’s lively discussion, sparked by the presence of actor Michael J. Fox, a real trouper. Read More→
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