All posts by: Beth Harrison

The Little-Known Vagus Nerve for Better Health and Well-Being

in Emotional, Holistic, Mental Health, Physical

Did you know that the vagus nerve helps regulate a wide range of bodily functions, including heart rate, digestion, and immune response? The longest nerve in the body, the vagus nerve originates in the brain stem and extends down through the neck and into the abdomen. It is known to promote overall health and well-being, […]

Events that Changed Recent History of “Health” Care

in Conflicts of Interest, History, Politics

Did you know that in the 1800s, John D. Rockefeller, Sr., founder of Standard Oil Company, played a role in establishing medicine and the pharmaceutical industry in the U.S.? At the time, healthcare was largely decentralized and fragmented, with little standardization or regulation of the profession. In this context, the Rockefeller family saw an opportunity […]

Holistic Health and Interconnectedness

in Emotional, Holistic, Mental Health, Physical, Spiritual

Holistic refers to the idea that something should be considered as a whole, rather than being broken down into its individual parts. It emphasizes the interconnectedness and interdependence of all aspects of a system, and the need to view things in their entirety in order to understand them fully. In the context of health and […]