Category Archives: 5 Elements:Metal

Research: Autumn births and asthma connection

A recent study out of the Asthma Research at Vanderbilt University states babies born in autumn months – 4 months preceding the peak cold and flu season – are more likely to develop asthma. Genetics predispose the development of asthma, but environmental exposure to viruses may activate the genes.
Autumn, Metal element season in Chinese Medicine, […]

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Autumn Dryness

I anxiously scan the trees for color changes from the airplane window on the descent into Chicago. Days prior to leaving town, I noticed a few deep red leaves appear along the Skokie Swift L ride. Would I miss the last blast of energetic color? I sighed. I saw significant dryness in the trees and […]

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tis the first

Woohoo, we’ve got Trebuchet font! Matches my website. It’s the little things that make life go round.I’ve been wondering how, how should i get my information out there. I don’t talk much, I don’t journal much but maybe a weekly blog will keep my mental creative juices flowing. A new years resolution in September. It […]

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