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AHSC Blog: Integrative Health

Student looking at a laptop.
Tags: mindfulness, nutrition, mental health, stress, relaxation, spirituality, healthy lifestyle, fitness, school, college

As the new semester begins, there is much excitement and anticipation—and often much stress. School can bring many additional responsibilities and it can seem that our own care is last on the list.In my role as a... read more

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