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Sweat Lodges: A Medical View Lawrence R. Berger, MD, MPH; and J. Eric Rounds, BS, MA, The Lovelace Clinic Foundation, Albuquerque, New Mexico Introduction Sweat lodges are becoming increasingly popular both within Native American communities and among nonIndians.1-3 In addition to their traditional use for purification of mind, body, and spirit, sweats are now frequently […]

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How to Perform a Native American Smudging Ceremony A Traditional Ritual for Spiritual Cleansing By Kim Hagen Have you ever felt uneasy moving into a new home? Does there seem to be an air of lingering negative feelings or an unclean atmosphere in some area of your abode? Historically, Native Americans used locally found herbs […]

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