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2008-09-15 12:00:09

By Michelle Dynes Types of complementary and alternative medicineNaturopathic medicine - Naturopathy supports the body's ability to heal through diet and lifestyle changes. Traditional Chinese medicine - Practitioners believe that disease is the result of disruptions and imbalances. Herbs, meditation, massage and acupuncture attempt to restore order. Mind-body medicine - Practitioners study the interactions among the brain, mind, body and behavior. Alternative and holistic medicine...

2008-09-11 15:00:09

Longitude Health, Inc. (www.longitudehealth.com), provider of web-based, guided health and wellness solutions for mid-size, self-insured companies, today announced that it will introduce for the first time MyHealthVillage.com -- an innovative health and wellness site providing free and insightful physician-guided input and peer-to-peer support on health, wellness and a variety of common chronic conditions including asthma, cholesterol, diabetes, and weight management. The Webinar will be...

2008-09-05 09:00:08

COHASSET - The board of health will offer free health screenings at the annual health fair from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 16. Screenings are for Cohasset residents only and will take place at the Second Congregational Church. Health screenings will include blood pressure, vision, cholesterol, blood sugar, oral cancer, osteoporosis, prostrate cancer and mental health. There will be demonstrations of family emergency, disaster planning and holistic health. A representative from the Children's...

2008-09-04 15:00:36

RUMFORD - Rumford Hospital, in conjunction with the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing at Central Maine Medical Center, is offering a weekly six-part series on "Holistic Approaches to Wellness for Cancer Patients, Survivors and Caregivers" in September and October. The series will be presented free from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the hospital. The second session will be held on Sept. 11 with Rumford Hospital registered dietitian Jane Wardwell. She will present "Customized...

2008-08-20 15:00:19

New Earth, a 501(c)(3) charity, announced today its annual all-day health and wellness immersion Good Medicine will feature a keynote speech by bestselling author Byron Katie, and special musical guest, award-winning composer/recording artist Steven Halpern. Good Medicine will be held Sunday, September 14, from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. at The Music Box @ Fonda (Henry Fonda Theater), 6126 Hollywood Blvd. in Hollywood, Calif. The expanded space will hold 100-plus licensed and accredited...

2008-07-31 00:00:19

I Write in connection with your interesting piece in the Echo entitled 'Doctors warn: Licence to heal is only natural' (July 8). I think the phrase "county doctors are calling for alternative therapies to be regulated to ensure patients are not injured or conned" could easily be misleading as it implies that all alternative therapies are not well regulated, which is not true. Secondly, it implies that the healthcare professionals in this sector are either dangerous or dishonest, which is...

2008-07-30 15:00:23

By HUMPHREYS, Lyn TARANAKI Maori's brave move to set up pioneering holistic health care services a decade ago is now being copied throughout the country, says New Plymouth MP Harry Duynhoven. Mr Duynhoven was one of 250 people gathered at Waitara's Manukorihi Marae to celebrate Tui Ora's 10th anniversary on Friday. Tui Ora, which is the governing body for 13 Taranaki Maori- focused health groups, was one of the first to develop the holistic primary health care model, Mr Duynhoven...

2008-07-08 09:00:00

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- People know that holistic methods work. Still people are overweight; women have hot flashes, fatigue, belly fat, insomnia, migraines, neck and back pain, hormone and thyroid issues, dry skin, brittle nails, acid reflux, and heartburn. The question is, "How do I know what will work for me?" Dr. Stewart Edrich DC, founder of Holistic Health Solutions, aims to fix this problem. Through his free seminar, he teaches the public how holistic...

2008-07-07 12:00:12

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditional medicine attempts to treat menopausal symptoms with drugs or hormones. However, they don't handle underlying causes. As a result, menopausal women may have to suffer. There is another alternative. Through Holistic Health Solutions, a woman may significantly decrease her menopausal symptoms using a variety of all-natural treatments. "The goal of holistic healing is to remove or reduce all of the causes of a health problem instead...

2004-11-25 03:00:16

Holistic education centers are shifting focusfrom changing yourself to changing the world TURN ON, TUNE IN, drop out. Timothy Leary's immortal exhortation prompted millions of countercultural baby boomers to turn their energies inward, to explore the inner reaches of their psyches and souls through psychedelics. As psychedelics gave way to other spiritual pursuits, the New Age movement was born, and along with it came a series of holistic educational centers-among them the Omega Institute...


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