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AHSC Blog: Integrative Health

Fort Defiance landscape
Tags: Native American health care, healing ceremonies, integrative health, traditional Native American healing, depression, grief, trauma, suicide, nursing

Moving toward a more progressive and culturally relevant approach to Native American health care, Indian Health Services (IHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services require culturally sensitive care in health-care... read more

Female meditating
Tags: meditation, Cancer, depression, caregivers, mental calmness, prostate cancer, Breast cancer, mind-body health

A cancer survivor responds to stress in various detrimental ways, including psychological problems, such as anxiety and depression, as well as physical issues, such as high blood pressure, increased heart rate and elevated blood... read more

Candles
Tags: gun violence, trauma, healing, Nicaragua, Peru, peace

As 2015 draws to a close, we continue to face a level of violence in the United States that is challenging, heartbreaking and deeply disturbing. Having personally faced violence on multiple levels, I want to share what I have... read more