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Touch, Caring and Cancer – Video

with William Collinge, PhD, MPH and others

with William Collinge, PhD, MPH and others

One of the most helpful forms of support you can offer a loved one with cancer is the use of touch. A simple 20 minute massage can reduce symptoms and side effects of cancer in half.

The video link below shows you that caregivers can learn some basic skills for touch and massage to use with their loved ones who are cancer patients.

Pass your love and good wishes through your hands.

Video Link: Touch, Caring and Cancer with William Collinge, PhD, MPH and others

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Peace in Medicine

Marcey Shapiro, MD

Marcey Shapiro, MD

While we have gained many valuable things from our current technological era, as we move forward we will need to find the language to describe our inner hopes while allowing and nurturing a new vision. Personally, I want to live in harmony with the natural world. Fighting disease and conquering illness puts us on the battlefield, as does fighting crime and drugs. This is just another manifestation of “battling the infidels.” It is war. It’s another version of “an eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind.” I am bored with the war. Perhaps you are

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The Veneration of Life – Article

John Diamond, MD, DPM, FRANZCP, MRC, Psych, FIAPM, DIBAK

John Diamond, MD, DPM, FRANZCP, MRC, Psych, FIAPM, DIBAK

True health is knowing the answers to the two questions that confront, challenge, and terrify every human being: “Who am I,” and “Why am I here?”

The article link below will bring to light the importance of finding ones soul, and the avenues to discovering your muse.

Learn how sharing your creativity with others can create contentment within yourself.

Article Link: The Veneration of Life by John Diamond, MD, DPM, FRANZCP, MRC Psych, FIAPM, DIBAK

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Food Waste – Video

with Karen Roth, MS, CNC

with Karen Roth, MS, CNC

Have you ever wondered if those left overs were still safe to eat? Or how long after an expiration date is a product still good?

In the video below learn guidelines for how to confidently judge when food is still safe to eat.

Know tips for having your foods last longer.

Video Link: Food Waste with Karen Roth, MS, CNC.

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Our website, ahha.org, has been transformed! – AHHA Resource

AHHA-Logo-BlogHave you explored the totally revamped ahha.org website for the American Holistic Health Association?

  • Global Keyword Search field in page header searches 14 resources
  • 4 portals in center of home page offer preselected resources for common areas of interest
  • Footer pictorial menu presents links to 16 resources
  • 12 searchable databases with custom search options for each
  • SITEMAP button in footer for handy list of all site materials

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Celebrating Changes – Article

Barry Alan Sultanoff, MD

Barry Alan Sultanoff, MD

The events of your life come and go. Nothing stays constant. Everything is changing.

The article link below addresses the attitude that you choose to take toward this ever-changing nature of your life—how well you learn to let go of what was and move on with what is—has a huge impact on your health and well-being. It is a significant determinant of how long, and how well, you live.

Learn a way to engage the healthy practice of letting go, by harmonizing with the rhythm of your breath.

Article Link: Celebrating Changes by Barry Alan

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How do Most Patients’ Bodies Indicate Gluten Intolerance?

with David Getoff, CCN, CTN, FAAIM

Eating the opposite diet

Diet and Cholesterol – Video

David Getoff, CCN, CTN, FAAIM

David Getoff, CCN, CTN, FAAIM

Do you have high cholesterol readings? Did you know that this is probably caused by the starches, sugars, and alcohols in your diet?

Imagine eating all of the eggs you want, leaving the skin on chicken, and using butter instead of margarine, and having your cholesterol readings lowered.

In the video link below learn how eating the opposite diet from the medical approach can get positive results.

Video Link: Diet and Cholesterol with David Getoff, CCN, CTN, FAAIM

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Who’s in control of your stem cells? – Issue

Aisle7-10_Photo-BlogA growing branch of medicine is the harvesting of an individual’s cells (blood, adipose, stem cells, etc.), processing them, and then using them to treat that same individual for various conditions. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Association (FDA) is proposing regulations for the “use of human cells, tissues, and cellular and tissue-based products.” These upcoming FDA regulations appear to be defining which cell therapies will be considered “practice of medicine” and subject to minimal regulation and which therapies will be considered to be “unapproved biological drugs” and subject to much more stringent regulations, such as requiring pre-authorization as a … Continue Reading →

Working with a Shaman – Article

by Laughing Womyn Ashonosheni

by Laughing Womyn Ashonosheni

Have you ever wondered what a shaman does or how shamanic healing works?

The article link below explains this and gives you a sample you can try on your own.

Learn how Shamans work with all types of health and life issues including physical and mental illnesses, emotional challenges, and self-defeating ways of being.

Article Link: Working with a Shaman by Laughing Womyn Ashonosheni

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