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Amy C.

Maple Valley, Washington
Epidemiological breakthroughs, a focus on a remote culture, community structuring, peer mediators in elementary schools, educating women, child psychology, cultural religions and art, regional issues, retention of native culture - to me it's all health. To Your Health blog keeps you abreast of... Full Bio
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The Magic of Medicinal Mushrooms by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The mushrooms you love so much may be better for you than you know. Evidence of the curative effects of mushrooms dates to prehistoric times in Africa, Egypt and Mesoa ... Read on »
Neurogastroenterology: The Study of Our Second Brain by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Early in embryogenesis our brains and our gut are formed from the same tissue mass with one half becoming the central nervous system and the other the enteric nervous syst ... Read on »
HIV: Reaching Global Goals? by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Reblogged from Amy Croan MPH: Thirty years of an infectious pandemic, drug research, public health education, and counseling have brought us to ... Read on »
Farming For Our Future by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education More households turn to growing their own food as unsustainable food production practices ravage large crop lands. We’re on track to deplete the earth of it’s abilit ... Read on »
Children of Our Fields by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Every time we sit at a table at night or in the morning to enjoy the fruits and grain and vegetables from our good earth, remember that they come from the work of men and ... Read on »
Keepin’ It Real (with Real Food) by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Wednesday, October 24 is Food Day. Join in this second annual national event where thousands of businesses, coalitions and other participants are holding Food Day celebrat ... Read on »
West Nile Virus Death Toll Climbing by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education CDC expects more West Nile Virus deaths this fall The number of humans with West Nile Virus climbed 40% this week, bringing the total to 4,249 cases and 168 deaths ... Read on »
September’s Foodie Penpal by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education September has been such a whirlwind month at our house so the many treats in this month’s foodie penpal box were much appreciated. If you don’t yet know, foodie penpals  w ... Read on »
Addicted To Their Mother’s Drugs by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Drug dependent newborns are the newest US epidemic In Tennessee the number of neonatal abstinence syndrome ( NAS ) cases doubled from 2010 to 2011. Kentucky has seen ... Read on »
August Foodie Penpal Revealed by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education August was my second month participating in the Lean Green Bean’s fun Foodie Penpal Program . Lindsay will pair you up with a recipient and a sender and the anticipation o ... Read on »
Benefits of a Raw Food Diet by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Reblogged from Eat Healthy and Thrive: How can a diet of raw foods and fresh juices be so beneficial? The most important aspect of raw foods and fresh j ... Read on »
Living with Pelvic Organ Prolapse by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Today I welcome a guest post contributed by DrugWatch.com , an online consumer protection group for those affected by dangerous drugs. Transvaginal mesh, a health r ... Read on »
July Foodie Penpal Reveal Day by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education This is not within my realm of public health posts, alas I have signed up with Foodie Penpals and must reveal the contents of the box I received this month on this, my onl ... Read on »
The Road to Health by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Medical tourism. How far down the road will you travel to surgeon-shop? The state of US healthcare looms near-crisis and unemployment levels remain steadily high. Ov ... Read on »
Move for Food Freedom! by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Reblogged from A Mover's Blog: Food Safety Now! Who wouldn’t rally behind such a cause? This has been the battle cry of those in the ... Read on »
Tips for Seeing Your Pet Through the 4th. by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education My pup, Roxy Independence Day doesn’t feel so independent when your pet is roped to you with an invisible short leash. It’s obvious the animals are alre ... Read on »
Assess Your Stress To Help Your Heart by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom? ~ Kahlil Gibran Stress is the way our body reacts to change. This week, we are talking about emotion ... Read on »
Is The Food Pyramid Killing Us? by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Two groups of food pyramid promote leading causes of U.S. deaths Hang in there with me for just a few minutes, folks. The leading causes of U.S. deaths are heart ... Read on »
Good Grief by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Love shines upon us As much as we like to think it won’t happen to us, or decide not to dwell on what “could be,” try to live in and appreciate the present, at som ... Read on »
Tick Tock. Off Your Clock? by Amy C. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Circadian rhythms control acute health episodes 10 a.m. heart attacks? It’s no coincidence. Our internal body clocks are governed by circadian rhythms, where over a ... Read on »