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Alternative Medicine

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  • Skin-care line founder Dr. Murad finds a new art of beauty

    Skin-care line founder Dr. Murad finds a new art of beauty
    Dr. Howard Murad, whose El Segundo-based company makes his eponymous skin-care products, has become a vocal proponent of painting, drawing and sculpting for overall well-being. Murad, 75, was inspired in 2008 when retinal surgery forced him to spend a...
  • A song, a dance and a chance

    A song, a dance and a chance
    At a recent poetry night at Maryville Academy's Bartlett campus, 17-year-old Charlene used words to express her pain over a boy who broke her heart. "This can't be the same dude that once made me smile," she read as her peers looked on, ending the...
  • Shoulder pain leads to a search for realignment

    Shoulder pain leads to a search for realignment
    Whether it was years of swimming, too much sitting at the computer or too much driving, life was taking its toll on my body. My shoulder was messed up beyond belief; the pain seeped down my right arm and across my back, up into my neck. With a mile-and-...
  • Subway 'yoga mat' ingredient to be removed in a week

    Subway 'yoga mat' ingredient to be removed in a week
    After a spate of bad publicity over the use of an ingredient also used in the making of yoga mats, Subway confirmed that the chemical will be removed from all of its breads in a week. The sandwich chain earlier this year drew criticism after a food...
  • Class of the month: REV60 Zen

    Class of the month: REV60 Zen
    The lights are low and the bass is thumping, but the cycle room at Rev Cycle Studio in McHenry Row is no dance club. Halfway into the studio's Rev60 Zen class — a "fusion" of 40 minutes of cycling and 20 of yoga — a dozen cyclists are pedaling...
  • Variety would spice up Illinois primary

     Variety would spice up Illinois primary
    Yawn. Whoa. That was quite a nap. I feel totally disoriented. What was I doing before I fell asleep? Oh, that's right. I was listening to the news about how few voters are interested in Tuesday's Illinois primary and ... Sorry. Didn't mean to make...
  • The music moves violinist Christine Wu — a lot

    Christine Wu appeared in one of the year's most viral videos thus far: Billy Ray Cyrus' hip-hop remix of "Achy Breaky Heart." She played the electric violin — while doing a backbend. Wu, who lives in Santa Monica, is breaking new ground in the...
  • Meditation vacation

    Meditation vacation
    This 10-day trip was the most enlightening I've ever taken. And all I did, basically, was sit. This meditation retreat was as challenging as a mountain trek and as reviving as a staycation. The benefits were personal, as varied as the spoils of exercise:...
  • Ozzy beer still on shelves after Brewer's Art receives cease-and-desist letter

    Ozzy beer still on shelves after Brewer's Art receives cease-and-desist letter
    Ozzy Osbourne has endorsed soda, a cellphone and even imitation butter spread. But one product the Prince of Darkness apparently does not approve of is Ozzy, the Belgian-style strong pale ale made by the Baltimore-based company The Brewer's Art. The...
  • KCET's 'Artbound' to air 100-mule, 240-mile trek to water source

    KCET's 'Artbound' to air 100-mule, 240-mile trek to water source
    Last October, 100 mules, a couple of wranglers and one civic-minded artist set out on a nearly month-long, 240-mile journey on foot from the Owens Valley to the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Griffith Park. Lauren Bon’s mobile art project,...
  • Margo Wolowiec's modern weavings based on tradition and trash

    Margo Wolowiec's modern weavings based on tradition and trash
    No unicorns in walled gardens in this show of tapestries. San Francisco-based Margo Wolowiec draws her imagery from social media channels -- Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr -- and her inspiration from Navajo rugs and Bauhaus weavers. Her five large (81-by-...