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    Dorene Petersen /  
    Dec 15, 2015 8:40:00 AM

    Fall Holistic Health: A Flu Shot or Herbal Teas?

    BY ACHS President Dorene Petersen

    Flu shot or herbal tea? It’s up to you, but my flu shot resides in my herbal teapot!

    You have probably noticed it yourself, more adverts for flu shots in both the daily newspapers and on TV. They arrive on my...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Oct 16, 2013 9:34:00 AM

    What to Tweet? Create a Buzzing Twitter Feed with Daily Hashtags

    I went to a great session on Twitter at Wordstock in Portland at the beginning of October, presented by the entertaining Nichole Bernier (@NicholeBernier). It was supposed to be about social media in general, but the entire session was overtaken...

    Tanja Kaneshiro /  
    Oct 10, 2013 8:30:00 AM

    ACHS Just Named 2014 Military Friendly School

    Wonderful readers ... we couldn't be more excited to announce that the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has been named a 2014 Military Friendly School® by G.I. Jobs magazine in recognition for our commitment to high-quality online...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Sep 4, 2013 10:08:00 AM

    Back-to-School Holistic Heath Tips for Busy Parents

    The back-to-school season is in full swing! Here at ACHS, we're gearing up for the start of fall semester, September 16, which is one of our favorite times of year. Starting a new academic year brings with it all those memories of being a kid...

    Susan Yirku /  
    Aug 20, 2013 12:30:00 PM
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    What Is State Authorization and Why Should Students Care?

    Many students know there is a U.S. Department of Education (DOE) that administers federal policies related to financial aid, student privacy, crime reporting, etc. What students may not be aware of is the role of their home state in determining...

    Lauren Torchia /  
    Aug 7, 2013 8:15:00 AM

    Industry Info: Holistic Nutrition Internships Available with NANP

    Holistic nutritionists, we thought you'd want to know that the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) currently has several unpaid internship opportunities available. These internships can be completed remotely, so be sure to...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    May 24, 2013 4:00:00 PM

    Memorial Day Wellness: Homemade Lavender Lemonade & Spa Water

    Lauren Torchia /  
    May 23, 2013 11:35:00 AM

    Text Abbreviations: An "IDTS" in the Holistic Health Classroom?

    AAMOI, I OH “DYNWUTB” YD & was TTLY LNT. Know what I mean? I barely do (and only after consulting several online text dictionaries). Let me translate for you: AAMOI, I OH “DYNWUTB” YD & was TTLY LNT = As a matter of interest, I overheard the...

    Lauren Torchia /  
    Apr 14, 2013 8:32:00 PM

    Holistic Health & Wellness Writing: Silencing Your Inner Critic

    Doesn't it sometimes seem like just about everyone and their canary has a blog? So why is it that so many well-trained people are nervous to put "pen to paper" (or hands to keyboard!) and write a blog post or article to share their expertise? For...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Mar 22, 2013 12:12:00 PM

    Perseverance Makes Holistic Health Practitioner Dreams a Reality

    After recently receiving both my Diploma in Holistic Health Practice and Certificate in Wellness Consulting, I began to ponder what it took to make it to this level. After nearly five years studying, I realized that it all boiled down to one key...

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