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    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Nov 12, 2013 4:30:00 PM
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    Scholarship Recipient Reminds Us: Holistic Health is Helping Others

    Here at ACHS, we recognize that earning a certificate, diploma, or degree requires dedication and committment to your studies. There is no doubt about it, being a student can at times feel overwhelming. With a busy class schedule, texts to read,...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Nov 1, 2013 5:40:00 PM
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    Mirror to Wellness: 4 Health Indicators that can Signal Deficiencies

    Did you happen to catch Sydney Lupkin’s recent ABC news article, “What Miley Cyrus’ tongue says about her health”? I was thrilled to see her discuss how tongue observation can help us keep a close eye on our overall health. While performing at...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Oct 25, 2013 11:12:00 AM
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    Top 10 Tips for a Good Night's Sleep: How to Avoid the Zombie Life

    I knew I'd been feeling tired. But when I saw the data [boom. Sexy data!] from my first night with my new Jawbone UP a couple of weeks ago, I was truly shocked. “Sweetie… You’re tired because you got 4 1/2 hours sleep!” said the voice in my...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Oct 24, 2013 9:15:00 AM
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    Happy Food Day! Celebrate Nutrition with 3 Sweet Ways to Cut Sugar

    Kelly Johnson /  
    Sep 20, 2013 7:54:00 AM
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    ACHS Lavender Harvest 'Shares the Health'

    This year the lavender flowers grew in hearty through June, as our infamous April showers brought us flowers! At the start of July, our annual You-Pick Lavender event started, bringing with it the spirit of summer!

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Sep 19, 2013 1:50:00 PM
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    Holistic Health: Healing Power of Basil

    Portland radio personality Mike Darcy recently interviewed me about the health benefits of basil for his showIn the Garden! Basil has been prolific in Portland, Oregon, gardens this year. Hopefully you were able to harvest your basil or perhaps...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Sep 4, 2013 10:08:00 AM
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    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 29, 2013 10:45:00 AM
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    Holistic Health Advocacy Starts with You — Stay Informed

    Are you drawn to study or use holistic healthcare? It seems like everyone is talking about holistic or alternative healthcare these days. The U.S. healthcare system is beginning the process of looking at the impact of integrative or...

    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...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Jun 30, 2013 6:00:00 AM
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    Black Pepper Oil in Southern India | achs.edu

    As our bus bumped along on the upward journey to the mountain village of Meenar on our way to where the last, largest remaining sandalwood forest is managed by the Kerala Forest Department, I was thrilled to spot what looked like black pepper...

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