Spiced Nuts ~ Perfect Nibble for the Winter Solstice

Sweet, warm and fragrant with spices, this spiced nut recipe is the perfect accompaniment for the winter solstice. This time of year is made for hunkering down with a great book, a cup of tea, and a comforting snack. So take a few minutes to make these sweet nuts, enjoy their fragrance while they are roasting, and then wrap up in your favorite quilt and relax! Read More

Acupuncture as effective as drugs in treating pain, trial shows

Acupuncture as effective as drugs in treating pain, trial shows. An acupuncture trial in four Melbourne emergency departments has found it is just as good as drugs in relieving lower-back pain and that from sprained ankles and migraines. The finding could open the door to Australian hospitals offering the low-cost Chinese therapy, which is used by more than 1 billion people worldwide for pain relief. Read More