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The Holistic Health Show, October 25, 2008

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Debut of The Holistic Heath Show
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with Dr. Carl O. Helvie, R.N., M.S., M.P.H. DR.P.H.

Dr Carl O. Helvie  was diagnosed with lung cancer and given 6 months to live by his primary care physician and specialist 32 years ago. Refusing chemotherapy and surgery he elected instead to use a holistic alternative approach. He has continued this approach and now at age 76 he has no chronic illnesses and no prescribed medications. To put this in context research shows that 89% of all people over age 65 have chronic illnesses and prescribed medications and the average for those at age 75 is 3 chronic illnesses and 5 prescribed medications. The goal of the host is to assist others to achieve similar results in their lives so they can enjoy their elder years free of chronic illnesses and the accompanying pain, expenses, and inconveniences experienced.

Dr Carl O. Helvie is a registered nurse with a masters in public health nursing focusing on wellness (U of California), a second masters degree in public health and wellness (Johns Hopkins U) a doctorate in public health and wellness.(Johns Hopkins U). and post doctoral study in the Divinity school at Duke University. He has 57 years experience as a nurse practitioner, educator, author, and researcher and during that time has helped thousands of patients improve their health and taught around 4,000 graduate and undergraduate nursing students. Most recently, in 2002 he taught at the University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt, Germany and served as a nursing consultant to Russia. He has published 7 books (the latest being Healthy Holistic Aging: A Blueprint for Success), over 55 articles and presented over 55 research papers around the United States and Europe, and received grants up to $800,000. He was recognized in all major references books including Who’s Who; Who’s Who in Virginia, Outstanding Educator in America; Men of Achievement; and American Men and Women in Science. In 1999 he was awarded the Distinguished Career in Public Health Award by the American Public Health Association. He has lectured and given community, national and international presentations since 1961 to such groups as the Optimist club; American Business Women; The American Public Health Assn; Sigma Theta Tau International, . The International Family Nursing Conference, and the Virginia Library Association. In 2007 he was interviewed on over 45 radio show about his book Healthy Holistic Aging in the United States including Alaska and Hawaii, and in Canada.

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Beat the Odds. Avoid Chronic Illnesses and Prescribed Medications. The Holistic Health Show teaches you how using Mind, Body, Spirit, Relationship, Environment, and Political Interventions.

This show could save your life by providing you with comprehensive holistic interventions for staying well and overcoming illnesses. Staying healthy and overcoming illnesses involve a combination of body-mind-spirit-environment-relationship-political interventions. I believe these should be the most effective ones available and also the least caustic and invasive.

The host uses and recommends a combination of holistic interventions for maximum effectiveness in maintaining health but many guests will present an in depth discussion on one aspect of the whole. Interventions in the six areas identified above should be used together, however, for maximum effectiveness.

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