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Toxic Nail Polish

Toxic Nail Polish

Did you know that your typical nail polish is totally toxic? Yes ma'am! It's found in the bloodstream, and I believe even the breast tissue, within 10 to 15-min (I can't recall which, as I studied this years ago). In any case, check out some search results for...

Cure Shingles?

Cure Shingles?

Are you wondering if there's a 'cure' for shingles? Well this isn't a cure, because viruses generally stay with us. At least that's what science says. In any case, herpes and chickenpox are related to shingles. I feel this information will help all 3 issues.  So,...

Avoid Scandal

Avoid Scandal

While on one hand, it’s easy to blame the school, people are responsible for their actions. That is why we go out of our way to make practitioner rights and privileges crystal clear.   I personally consider mental illness a widespread epidemic wherein people (ie.,...

Anecdotal Theory

Anecdotal Theory

In case you were wondering, anecdotal theory consists of your own first hand, personal experience with a subject.  It's what you've seen work in your own life or practice.  It's what you've researched independently, or learned through your education. It consists of...

Doctoral Thesis Requirements

Doctoral Thesis Requirements

Every holistic health educator requires some form of a doctoral thesis. The only thing is, they don't really clarify that till you've enrolled, then you feel stuck. We tell you upfront everything you need to know to make informed decisions regarding your education.  A...

Credit Hours

Credit Hours

This is a continuation from our article on Graduation Requirements.  Each one of our programs with required modules consists of about 120-180 actual course hours, —depending on the program of choice.  This is when optional modules are not included.  Required reading...

Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

These are the graduation requirements continued from our FAQ page. In review, there are 5 steps for students to meet graduation eligibility and receive their certificate of completion, or (COC), which include the following: completion of program coursework Students...