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Natural Treatment Options for Anxiety

While millions of Americans suffer regularly from anxiety disorders, most of them do not seek or receive appropriate treatment. There are many natural alternatives that may work for treating anxiety, helping you avoid unpleasant side effects from prescription medications.

DPA: The Missing Omega-3 Fatty Acid

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DPA is an essential element in fish oil that has avoided the spotlight for a long time. Find out what it is and why it's so important.

Bridging the Gap Between Allopathic and Integrative Medicine: An Interview with Dr. Sean McCloy


Browntail Moth Rash and Infestation - Get the Facts Now

Browntail Moth Caterpillar
The Maine Forest Service continues to warn of increases in browntail moth caterpillar infestation. Although activity is at its highest May through July, cases of the browntail moth rash can start as early as April. Find out what you can do to reduce your chances of coming into contact with the toxic caterpillar hairs and what you can do if you develop the rash.

Introducing Meredith Downing, PharmD

Meredith Downing, PharmD
The entire team is excited to introduce our new partner and pharmacist, Meredith Downing, PharmD. Meredith comes to us with fifteen years’ pharmacy experience, with six of those being in compounding. Read more about Meredith and the other partners.

The Endocannabinoid System and CBD: How They Work Toward Homeostasis

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In part one of our CBD series, we focus on the Endocannabinoid System. What it is, how it was discovered and how it helps maintain homeostasis.

Recommendations for Gout

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Joel shares his recommendations for gout. The key is to address what's causing the pain and inflammation, not just the inflammation itself.

Healthy Veins, Healthy Legs

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Tired legs and unsightly veins are more than just a product of growing older. These symptoms could be signaling issues that can be improved with treatment or avoided with prevention efforts. Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen outlines various symptoms and causes of venous disease. 

Dementia: Finding a Way Home

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Supporting your loved one after a dementia diagnosis takes care. In this article, Ann Quinlan provides insights on how to plan the journey after diagnosis by focusing on the patient, not the disease.

The Long Journey of Cannabis Medicine

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Cannabis is in the news, debated politically, discussed among friends, family, doctors, pharmacists, and wellness professionals. Research is mounting towards its validity as a medicinal tool. Dismissing it as "something for hippies" is no longer a justifiable option. Becoming more familiar with its healing properties is the first step in accepting it as a viable treatment option.