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Within Stones/Beyond Circles – Artworks by Cinder Hypki and Rosemary Liss

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“Within Stones/Beyond Circles,” features Cinder Hypki and Rosemary Liss, two Maryland artists, and opens Friday, December 20 in the Himmelfarb Gallery at Maryland University of Integrative Health. An artist reception, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for Thursday, January 23 from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

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Using Chinese Medicine for Treating Depression and Anxiety

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Associate Professor Heidi Most describes how, from a Chinese medicine perspective, “depression and anxiety can be understood as a disturbance to the shen, roughly translated as our spirit.” Most explains in this interview how acupuncture, herbs, dietary therapy, qi gong, and tai chi are all useful for treating depression and anxiety.

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Five Top Wintertime Herbs

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When I think of some of my favorite wintertime herbs, I am drawn to warming, moving, and nurturing plants that help provide balance to the colder, more sluggish and stark energies of winter. As a believer in food as our primary medicine, I have chosen herbs that can all be added to one’s meals or sipped on as an enjoyable tea—bringing our medicine into our daily lives with ease.

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