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10 actionable steps for Ceos, Board members and HR executives in cutting healthcare costs

September 19th, 2011
10 actionable steps for Ceos, Board members and HR executives in cutting healthcare costsRead More

Acupuncture and a good Doctor

July 6th, 2011

The following story was used by permission from Terri at the American Holistic Medical Association and can be found at www.holisticmedicine.org

Patient Success Story
From Kathryn P., Bay Village, OH – Patient of AHMA member Dr. Tamara Macdonald
Great ... Read More


Bleak News on Health Insurance

September 20th, 2011

BLEAK NEWS ON HEALTH INSURANCE

New York Times – Sept. 14: Nearly one million more Americans went without health insurance in 2010 than in 2009. This distressing news is further evidence of the need for government safety ... Read More


California Could Pose Problem For Obama’s Healthcare Reform

September 20th, 2011

CALIFORNIA COULD POSE PROBLEM FOR OBAMA\’S HEALTHCARE REFORM

Los Angeles Times – Sept. 15: Washington – For more than a year, as conservative states have battled President Obama’s sweeping healthcare law, California was supposed to be a ... Read More


Cancer-Cabbage and Broccali

July 23rd, 2011

Is cabbage the ultimate anti-cancer food?
(NaturalNews) Men with early signs of developing prostate cancer were able to prevent tumor growth by eating broccoli four times a week, according to a British study covered on MSN (http://health.msn.com/health-topics…).

But broccoli is not ... Read More


Cancer-When conventional methods aren’t sufficient

August 4th, 2009

Spanish Instructor’s  self treatment for cancer

It’s been 30 years, during my first pregnancy, when they detected a genetic deficiency in my kidney and heart; at which time I began with tumor treatment and medicine..  A little later it ... Read More


Exercise -10 moves that don’t require tennis shoes

July 21st, 2011

Ten Mini-Moves that Don’t Require Tennis Shoes Chart Your Activity Every move you make counts toward burning fat and calories – even the small stuff!

Here’s a ... Read More


Fasting

August 1st, 2011

Fasting Is a Time of Rest Fasting is a time of rest. A lot of energy is spent during the fast in the process of eliminating accumulated poisons and toxic waste materials. It is, therefore, of utmost importance that the ... Read More


Fibromyalgia

December 22nd, 2010

Tai Chi May Help Ease Fibromyalgia

Participants reported less pain, a happier mood and overall better quality of life

HealthDay ON Aug ... Read More


Health Care Costs to Skyrocket

September 19th, 2011

NAHU Update – Aug. 1: A new study from CMS ‘ Office of the Actuary that was published in Health Affairs last week found that health care costs will rise at an average ... Read More


Influenza

August 1st, 2011

Influenza is more than a viral infection.

Influenza, like all other acute diseases, is a natural attempt at self-cleansing and if rightly treated in a natural way, immense good can ensue so far as the future health of the patient is ... Read More


Insomnia Herbs

August 4th, 2011

Homeopathic Insomnia Remedies

Sleep is one of the few opportunities wherein your brain and body can rest to function well again. Nevertheless, people who suffer from insomnia cannot take advantage ... Read More


Keeping Your Brain Healthy

September 27th, 2011

Which Vitamins Are Good for Your Brain?

Smart Vitamins for your brain:
Your mother was right about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. But there are good reasons to supplement your diet with vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants to ... Read More


Kidney Stones

August 1st, 2011

Diet, not surgery, for kidney stones.

A majority of patients suffering from kidney stones can be treated successfully by proper dietary regulations. These regulations will also prevent a recurrence of the symptoms. Only a few cases require surgery.

The patient should avoid ... Read More


Lungs Cleansing

August 1st, 2011

Herbs for Deep Lung and Respiratory System Cleaning

Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)

Coltsfoot is an excellent herb for clearing out excess mucus from the
lungs and bronchial tubes. In addition to clearing catarrh, it helps
soothe coughs, protects and soothes mucous membranes, and ... Read More


Lyme Disease Symptoms

July 26th, 2011

Simple family outings in the woods, park, or even your own backyard can leave you vulnerable to picking up ticks. It’s important to fully understand ticks in order to avoid being bitten by ticks that may carry Lyme disease.

Tick  ... Read More


Meditation

August 1st, 2011

Meditation involves training the mind to remain fixed on a certain external or internal location. All the mental faculties should be directed, without cessation, towards the object of meditation. It can be achieved by constant practice.  It will be advisable ... Read More


Milliman Medical Index shows why insurance costs are rising.

September 19th, 2011

Milliman Medical Index shows why insurance costs are rising
The health care consulting firm Milliman Inc. reported that health care costs for families rose again in 2011. A family of four insured through an employer will average costs of $19,393 ... Read More


Obeisity and Rheumatism

August 1st, 2011

The hot immersion bath is a valuable treatment in chronic rheumatism and obesity. It gives immediate relief when there is pain due to stones in the gall bladder and the kidneys.This bath also relieves capillary bronchitis and bronchial pneumonia in ... Read More


Parkinson’s Disease & TAI CHI THERAPY

September 27th, 2011

Parkinson’s Disease & TAI CHI THERAPY
Author: Bill Douglas
In a special to CNN, the Mayo Clinic ’s mayo clinic.com reported that,  “Parkinson’s disease is progressive, meaning the signs and symptoms become worse over time. But although Parkinson’s may ... Read More


Pilates- Abdominable

August 3rd, 2011

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdzOcYnzHR0


Pilates- Butt Blaster

August 3rd, 2011


Pilates-Balance Ball

August 3rd, 2011


Shingles treatment-holistic

July 27th, 2011

Sometimes, early treatment may limit the time period of the shingles outbreak, but does not always guarantee a quick recovery. The risk of developing shingles is greater with individuals who have conditions or are going through medical ... Read More


Sinus Problems

March 3rd, 2010

In my 50 some years it seems  like I have always had sinus problems. I have had frequent colds, head aches, at times couldn’t tell if I had the flu or was I allergic to something? After undergoing various tests, ... Read More


Sinus Salt Water Solution

July 6th, 2011

The following story was used by permission from Terri at the American Holistic Medical Association and can be found at www.holisticmedicine.org

Integrative/holistic medicine has proven to be very effective for many people.

Treatment approaches attempt to get to the root cause of the ... Read More


Sleeplessness

August 1st, 2011

Avoid medications for sleeplessness

Sleeping pills are no remedy for sleeplessness. They are habit forming and become less effective when taken continuously. They lower the I.Q., dull the brain and can prove fatal if taken in excess or before ... Read More


Smoking -Quitting

July 21st, 2011

Nicotine Withdrawal

What makes you crave a smoke?

And why do you get nicotine withdrawal symptoms when you quit smoking… plus what’s the best way to deal with them and get that dragon off your back?

“If you’re going through hell, ... Read More


Sunburn

June 29th, 2011

Remedies for Burnt Skin
Apply aloe vera or vinegar on the affected skin; it will stop inflammation and pain. Avoid products made from benzocaine, lidocaine and petroleum jelly. Rub mustard oil on the affected skin and allow to ... Read More


Ten Mini-Moves that Don’t Require Tennis Shoes

September 19th, 2011

Ten Mini-Moves that Don’t Require Tennis Shoes.

Chart Your Activity.

Every move you make counts toward burning fat and calories – even the small stuff!

Here’s a list of suggestions you can share with your clients that can help keep them moving between planned ... Read More


Tendenitis- Tennis Elbow

August 11th, 2011

Tennis Elbow Symptoms | Causes | Remedy | ... Read More


Twenty Somethings Should Weigh Health Insurace Options.

September 22nd, 2011

TWENTY SOMETHINGS SHOULD WEIGH HEALTH INSURANCE OPTIONS.

Los Angeles Times -

May. 8: Jay Carey, 23, had the option of going back on his parents’ health insurance plan when he left his last job to become ... Read More


U.S. Will Pay For Half of All Healthcare Costs BY 2020.

September 19th, 2011

U.S. WILL PAY FOR HALF OF ALL HEALTHCARE COSTS BY 2020

Chicago Tribune – July 28: The U.S. government will foot the bill for half of all health care costs in the United ... Read More


Who Are the Likely Customers for Insurance Exchanges?

September 22nd, 2011

Who are the likely customers for insurance exchanges?
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that by 2019, 24 million people will be buying their health insurance on exchanges. Another 5 million will receive insurance through the exchanges because they work for ... Read More


Whole Food’s New Health Incentive Causes Controversy

September 19th, 2011

Whole Foods’ New Health Incentive (Lower Discounts for Fat Folks) Causes Controversy

by Heather M.
January 30, 2010
2:00 am

Whole Foods is now offering higher discounts to non-smoking employees who have low cholesterol, normal blood pressure, and healthy weights. Smokers, heavy-set ... Read More


Whole Foods’ New Health Incentive Causes Controversy

September 23rd, 2011

Whole Foods’ New Health Incentive (Lower Discounts for Fat Folks) Causes Controversy

by Heather M.
January 30, 2010
2:00 am

Whole Foods is now offering higher discounts to non-smoking employees who have low cholesterol, normal blood pressure, and healthy weights. Smokers, heavy-set ... Read More


Whooping cough

July 27th, 2011

Whooping cough
Whooping cough is an acute disease caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis. ... Read More


Wrinkles-Home Remedies

June 29th, 2011

Here are some simple home remedies to deal with wrinkles on skin and prevent the formation of new ones:

Apply egg whites to the skin under your eyes. Egg whites contain several vitamins and will help to nourish as well ... Read More


Yoga for Back Pain

March 16th, 2010

Yoga for Back Pain
Tagged with: back    pain    yoga

By Anne Asher, About.com Guide
Yoga and the Problem Back:
If you have a back problem, it’s best to get an okay from your doctor before trying yoga. Back pain is often the ... Read More


Yoga-Intermediate Yoga Class ~ Full Length 49 minutes

July 25th, 2011