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CPR: Use your hands only!

The guidelines have changed For many years the American Heart Association recommended a CPR technique that involved alternating between mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and chest compressions.  That was changed in 2008 in favor of the compression-only CPR technique for the general public.  For the layperson, this took away the squeamishness about performing mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on a stranger. […]

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“Shoulder Massaging Squad”

At one of the elementary schools used as an evacuation center in Iwate, Japan, a group of kid evacuees formed a “Shoulder Massaging Squad” to serve the elderly evacuees everyday. What a heart warming story. I am very proud of them! [scripts] (Squad member kids) We came to massage your shoulders! (Narrator) It’s called “Shoulder […]

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Benefits of Acupressure Healing

Acupressure is a 5,000 year old massage technique used in Chinese medicine. Though it is related to acupuncture, which involves the use of needles, acupressure only requires a skilled pair of hands. An acupressure massage only takes a few minutes and is easy to self administer, though it may be incorporated into longer massage sessions. […]

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Milk Bath – Thai Style

I used to drink milk. I stopped drinking milk after I learned that milk is acidic, causes osteoporosis and it’s really not for humans but for baby cows. (Please do your own research for argument.) I bought a gallon of milk for the first time in years not for drinking but for milk bath. This […]

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