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newsbriefs Medwin Chiropractic Boasts All-Female Staff


edwin Chiropractic, in Albany, is an allfemale chiropractic group welcoming patients of all ages, from expectant mothers to the elderly. Dr. Kerstin Medwin, Dr. Jaclyn Purcell and Dr. Cortnee Whipple offer a gentle, hands-on approach to wellness that incorpoDr. Cortnee Whipple (left), rates the needs of the patient with the skills Dr. Kerstin Medwin (center) and of the practice. All three doctors have diverse Dr. Jaclyn Purcell (right) educational backgrounds and skill sets. Medwin Chiropractic has extended their appointment hours from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday; from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday; and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, to accommodate patients’ busy schedules. Locations: Medwin Chiropractic, 130 Everett Rd., in the Albany Total Wellness building, Albany (518-435-1280); and Saratoga Chiropractic, 376 Broadway, Ste. 4, Saratoga Springs (518-435-1280). For more information, visit and See ad, page 22.

Hop on the Spa Shuttle to Relaxation


aratoga Botanicals Organic Spa & Store is now offering complimentary spa shuttle service from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., making parking issues a thing of the past. Pick-up locations include hotels, homes, the Saratoga Race Track and parking lots within a twomile radius of the spa, located at 80 Henry Street, in Saratoga Springs. The new shuttle service will be provided free of charge to spa guests that are members, have packages or pay for full-priced appointments. The shuttle is only provided for the date guests need the ride and includes pick up and drop off within a two-mile radius of the spa. Space is limited and reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance, although a week’s notice is suggested. The spa shuttle reservation line is 518-852-1591. For more information, call 518-306-4108 or visit


NY Capital District

Free Military Admission to miSci Through Labor Day


he Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci), is participating in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve and their families, through Labor Day. “Parents of young children tell us that they go together to museums to learn new things and have family time together,” says NEA Chairman Jane Chu. “Blue Star Museums helps them do both, by helping military families learn about the cultural resources in their communities and offering a fun, high-quality experience that’s budget-friendly, as well as family-friendly. We’re proud to help connect museums to military communities nationwide.” A complete list of participating museums is available at bluestarmuseums. Location: 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady. For more information, call 518-382-7890 or visit See ad, page 27.

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Natural Awakenings of the NY Capital District - August 2015  

August 2015 issue of Natural Awakenings Magazine (NY Capital District Edition).

Natural Awakenings of the NY Capital District - August 2015  

August 2015 issue of Natural Awakenings Magazine (NY Capital District Edition).