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South of Boston
Media Group

400 Crown Colony Drive,
P.O. Box 699159
Quincy, MA 02269-9159
(617) 786-7333
Fax: (617) 786-7193
E-mail: info@southofboston.com



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Kathy Keane, center, leads a yoga class at the Healing Tree Yoga and Wellness Center in Quincy. Keane and her husband own the center. See Mind Body
DEBEE TLUMACKI photo/For Living Well

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At left, fitness trainer Art Tagliaferri works with Kathy Maynard in her Hingham home. See Fitness Report
GARY HIGGINS photo/For Living Well

COVER STORY

WINTER S.O.S.
As the temperature dips, turn up the heat with these body-melting spa treatments
SIDE BY SIDE
Tail waggin' workouts with man's best friend


LATEST HEALTH NEWS


MIND BODY

CLIMB THE HEALING TREE
Quincy yoga center stresses mind, body, soul connection

THE FLIPPER FORMULA
Hanging with marine life lifts spirits

GLOW ON
Exfoliating renews skin

EXPERT ADVICE
* Silencing loud knees

ALSO:
* SEEING RED: Grapes, teas, hold heart-healthy antioxidants
* MAKEUP GAME: Lip gloss said to curb urge to smoke
* EAT RIGHT, SLEEP TIGHT: Rest easy with these diet tips


EAT TO LIVE

LOW-FAT LIVING
Full-of-flavor steaks that are easy, quick to make

SCHOOL SNACK ATTACK
Best foods come in their own wrapper

GO NUTS
Dress up your pasta

NUTRITION INTERVENTION
Cancer-fighting food for thought

EXPERT ADVICE
* Not all fats are created equally
* For health benefits, stick to natural peanut butter

ALSO:
* FRIED FOOD, FATTER KIDS


GOOD ALTERNATIVES

RELAXING UNDER PRESSURE
Acupressure treatments provide physical, mental relief

HOMEGROWN HEALING
Plants can make you healthier, happier

THE NAIL FILES
Fake nails moving from fingers to toes

A NEW YOU
Learn how to bring energy into your life

CHARLIE AND THE CALCIUM FACTORY
Chocolates double as supplements

ALSO:
* FRIENDLY BACTERIA: Probiotics can boost immunity
* PORTION PLANNING: Frozen entrees can help with weight loss
* PINPOINT BLADDER CONTROL: Acupuncture shown to provide relief
* NO MORE BUZZ KILL: Try non-greasy, unscented mosquito repellents
* BREAST DEFENSE


HEALTH REPORT

BABY BLUES?
Getting help early can help you avoid PPD

DIAPER DISTRESS
Dye may be causing rash

EXPERT ADVICE
* Getting pregnant after the pill

ALSO:
* TOXIC WAIST: Are you at risk for a heart attack?
* SNORE SCARE: Disorder could signal higher risk of stroke, heart disease
* ESTROGEN EXPOSURE: Birth control product has elevated levels
* BOOMER JOINT WOES
* NOISE POLLUTION: Pump down the volume to lower blood pressure
* WORK PERK: Program improves employees' health
* WHAT'S CAUSING CHRONIC COUGH?: Chronic sinusitis could be the culprit
* ANXIETY ANSWERS: Researchers develop blood test to check for disorders


FITNESS REPORT

DREAM TEAM
Fitness trainer, catering company owner help get you in shape

NIGHT RIDERS
After-dark biking appeals to some

EXPERT ADVICE
* Stay active during the week
* Empty stomach, or snack before gym? See what works for you

ALSO:
* HANDHELD TRAINER
* EXERCISE YOUR BACK PAIN AWAY
* BE ON THE BALL: Now you can get workout in while working
* PREVENTION NOW: You can avoid injuries later
* EXERCISE FOR 2: Workouts benefit pregnant women


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South of Boston Media Group, 400 Crown Colony Drive
P.O. Box 699159, Quincy, MA 02269-9159
Telephone: (617) 786-7333; Fax: (617) 786-7193; E-mail: info@southofboston.com