KAREN PURCELL, M.M., N.D., C.N. is a well-known alternative medicine practitioner in the New York City and the Hudson Valley areas. She currently has a growing clientele, and she is a frequent lecturer and guest speaker on health issues, including regular appearances on local and national radio and television programs. Dr. Purcell is dedicated to the complete health of her clients. Believing strongly in the adverse influences of emotional stress on physical health, she integrates emotional stress reduction within her natural health and nutrition practice.