Hundreds of people will be up early Saturday to have their skin examined, their blood drawn, their ears peered into and their aches and pains probed and stretched.

It’s a familiar feeling for newcomers and tourists: huffing and puffing up a mountain, feeling like reaching the summit is impossible or close to it.

Picture yourself lying comfortably sandwiched between two pads that spread heat through your body. Imagine that warmth making you healthier.

One thing Blair Garside, apothecary manager at Lucky’s Market, wasn’t expecting when the store started stocking CBD products was for a customer to hug her.

Seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD, is a tricky ailment to diagnose. No one really knows what causes it, and it’s often ignored as simply “the winter blues.”

The human body needs protein to thrive. From muscle building to cell growth and repair it is a vital component of a healthy diet. Since it is the building block of every cell in the body — skin, the heart and even the brain need it — getting enough is important. But are you addicted to protein?