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Recipe for Catching a Cold

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Recipes for a Cold

by Judith Boice, ND, LAc, FABNO During the influenza pandemic of 1918 – 1919, between 20 – 40 million people perished, more than all the soldiers who died in World War I. Considered the most devastating epidemic in recorded history, more people died of the “Spanish flu” in one year than in four years of… Read More

framed drawing of green toolbox with herbs, tea, stethescope

Getting to Know SVM Providers: An Interview with Dr. Judith Boice, ND, LAc, FABNO

Siskiyou Vital Medicine: Dr. Boice, I’d like to start by asking you about all those letters after your name. What do they all mean? Dr. Judith Boice: Like many of our doctors here, I am an ND, a naturopathic doctor. I’m also an LAc, a licensed acupuncturist and practitioner of Chinese Medicine. Working with both… Read More

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Qigong for Cancer, Qigong for Wellness

By Dr. Judith Boice, ND, LAc, FABNO Qi means life-force or vitality, and gong means “practice,” so QIGONG is the practice of cultivating vitality. The first records of qigong date back 10,000 years. Until about thirty years ago, however, qigong was not widely practiced, even in China; then, certain qigong practitioners and healers decided to… Read More

Breast Exam

Breast exams at Siskiyou Vital Medicine

Siskiyou Vital Medicine has set up a schedule for clinical breast exams prior to the next thermography clinic at the end of May. The exam will be with Dr. Katie Guidatti. You can read her Bio here. The appointments will be 15 minutes each at a cost of $ 75. There will be no cost for Siskiyou… Read More

The Power of Not-Knowing

One of the things that sets us humans apart from other animals is our deep desire to know things. It is this tendency, along with our incredible capacity to learn and preserve knowledge, that has enabled us to do miraculous things—like fly through the air in planes, instantly communicate with anyone in the world via… Read More

The Heart & the Power of Positive Emotions

I like to call the heart the organ of perception for warmth and positive emotions. Think about it…when we experience love, gratitude, care, compassion, appreciation we feel it in the heart and it’s usually accompanied by a sense of warmth. Science is now discovering that there is more to this experience than just that warm… Read More