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    Dorene Petersen /  
    Dec 15, 2015 8:40:00 AM
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    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 /  
    Nov 28, 2013 5:30:00 PM
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    Top 6 Tips to Survive Black Friday for the Holistic Holiday Shopper

    Happy Thanksgiving!!!! Tomorrow is Black Friday, and that means folks all over the U.S. will be lining up outside the doors of shopping centers, malls, and department stores for the Black Friday sales rush. Part of me wants to stay home, drink a...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Nov 26, 2013 4:49:00 PM
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    Excuse Me...is that your Phone that Smells like Roses?

    Technology moves fast. We now have 3-D televisions and printers, video games that read your body, and smart phones that can track your REM cycles while you sleep. But what if you could smell a bouquet of roses every time you receive a text from...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Oct 23, 2013 1:10:00 PM
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    7 Practical College Tips for Current or Prospective Students

    In the last blog of the series you may recall I interviewed Angie Jackson. Angie offered this excellent tip for students struggling in their studies: My advice on studying, in general, is to slow down!  It’s not a race to get through the chapter.

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Oct 3, 2012 9:54:00 PM
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    Exploring the Indonesian Herbal Tradition of Jamu

    By Dorene Petersen, President, American College of Healthcare Sciences

    This past May, I was invited to speak at the Asian Aroma Ingredients Congress & Expo on the beautiful Indonesian island of Bali. This biannual conference brings together...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Jun 14, 2012 1:42:00 PM
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    How to Grow Valerian in Your Botanical Garden

    It's June and our valerian (Valeriana officinalis) is in full bloom! Here's a picture of our valerian taken in the American College Botanical Teaching Garden in Portland, Oregon. The ACHS Botanical Teaching Garden is part of the ACHS campus and...

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