wellness

The Power of Plants at Farmacy Herbs

A community health and herbal education center is tucked away among the flowers in a quiet corner of Providence.

We talked with Anna Fox, manager of Farmacy Herbs, about the education and knowledge in which people can learn how to integrate herbs into their day-to-day lifestyle. For these herbalists, it is all about taking herbs back to their roots and using the power of plants for holistic and whole-body purposes.

Top Dentist: A Late Bloomer

This dentist came to the profession mid-career and never looked back.

Lisa Hilpl flew down the slopes, packed snow whirling beneath her skis and crisp winter air rushing past. It was everything skiing should be: exhilarating, fun and a refreshing break from work. But then the worst happened: At forty-five miles an hour, she collided face-first with a tree.

Q-and-A with Green Line Apothecary

Pharmacist Christina Procaccianti brings her Wakefield pharmacy back to its roots with top-notch health care and a soda fountain.

She believes that medicine is personal and that people should be able to visit her shop and feel good when they leave. Plus, there is no better way to wait for a prescription than sipping on a root beer float.

The Dish: Q-and-A with Luluna Kombucha

We talked with Luluna Kombucha owner and co-founder, Lucy Kreger, about the fermented tea and its probiotic benefits.

We talked with Luluna Kombucha owner and co-founder, Lucy Kreger, about the fermented tea and its probiotic benefits. The local effervescent drink can be found at fill stations or on tap throughout the state at participating locations.