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Alternative medicine and grocery shops continue to serve during virus crisis

Debbie Gardner
debbieg@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – Grocery stores and pharmacies aren’t the only essential businesses seeing a high demand from customers during the COVID-19 crisis. Alternative medicine and grocery providers such as the Herbarium in Chicopee, Better Life Whole Foods in Springfield and Choice Health in Westfield...
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Expert issues warning on use of essential oils for COVID-19

Debbie Gardner
debbieg@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Jonathan Evans, owner and information specialist for the Herbarium, recently raised an alarm about information circulating regarding the use of essential oils of cinnamon and cloves to combat COVID-19....
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Sarat helps those stuck at home stay in shape

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – Westfield resident Salina Sarat has been on a fitness journey for more than 20 years and teaches small, group workout classes from her home. ...
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It is not too early to be aware of ticks

Debbie Gardner
debbieg@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – The COVID-19 shelter-in-place advisories have left many with fewer exercise options than normal. One that’s been encouraged is to get outdoors and get some fresh air daily, keeping social distancing in mind....
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Pregnant women can breathe sigh of relief when it comes to COVID-19

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

GREATER?SPRINGFIELD – When expecting a child, parents are naturally concerned with the health of their baby, but the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to bring up extra questions and concerns for parents. ...
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