Healing The Nation

Healing The Nation: Commentary Healing is the subject today. Stay with me here, because, I’m going to go down a path that hasn’t been tread in recent days. In order for peace, and healing to occur and love to grow amongst  people and the nation we’ve got to go there. We need to have this discussion. Many individuals consider […]

Using Sage In Holistic Practice & Self Care

Sage is used by integrative holistic nurses for health and wellness promotion and to help in the healing process. The word ‘sage’ has many meanings, just as the sage plant (Salvia) has several varieties. The sage plant reportedly has over 900 species! Sage (adjective) can mean wisdom and wise by virtue of experience and reflection. Sage […]

Women’s Health Week

  About National Women’s Health Week National Women’s Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority. The week also serves as a time to help women understand what steps they can take […]

Florence Nightingale & Holistic Care

The twenty-first century is the century of life, the century of health and the century of women. This is the story of Florence Nightingale-a courageous woman who, as the pioneer of an age of women, blazed bold new trails into uncharted frontiers in the nineteenth century. ~Daisaku Ikeda, January 2002-Soka Gakkai, USA National Nurses Week […]

Minority Health Month

National Minority Health Month. The theme for 2016 is Accelerating Health Equity for the Nation. Every Community Deserves Good Health. Every Community Deserves Good Health. Did you know that your zip code can be a predictor of your health? So can your place of birth, where you work and play, your income and education, and […]

Heart Disease vs Cancer in Women

The Unhealthy Relationship between Cancer and Heart Disease in Women. On the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women site, the very first general statistic about heart disease and women states, Causes of Heart Disease We all know that these are causes of heart disease: • Hypertension (high blood pressure) • Tobacco use • Raised […]