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September 2021 

KnoWEwell is delighted to announce that our founder and CEO, Kimberly Whittle, is a 2021 recipient of the Top 100 Healthcare Visionaries Award, conferred by the International Forum on the Advancements in Healthcare in recognition of her visionary contributions to the healthcare industry.

She is also the Treasurer, Board Member and Finance Committee Chair for the 501(c)3 nonprofit, the Integrative Medicine for the Underserved (IM4US). "The IM4US is a collaborative, multidisciplinary group of people committed to affordable, accessible integrative health-care for all. Through outreach, education, research, and advocacy, we support those dedicated to promoting health in underserved populations. Together we work to shift the current paradigm towards equity, wellness, prevention, patient empowerment, and self-care. We invite you to join us for this year's IM4US conference, three transformative days, 60 sessions and over 100 presenters, and diversity of people connections," states Whittle.



We are excited to share KnoWEwell's launch of four exciting new programs to help make our diverse and inclusive Regenerative Whole Health benefits, our practitioner member services, and healthy products more accessible and affordable to people in need and to US Veterans. Our comprehensive programs are created for collaboration, participation, and benefits for all in the Regenerative Whole Health Ecosystem.

KnoWEwell Regenerative Whole Health Fund

With deepest gratitude to our Collaborative Partner eFundYourHealth™, KnoWEwell has established a nonprofit fund to help people who want to get healthy but can't afford the Regenerative Whole Health™ options. The KnoWEwell Regenerative Whole Health Fund provides grants to KnoWEwell individual members to help cover the out-of-pocket costs of practitioner services in the KnoWEwell Regenerative Whole Health community network.

KnoWEwell has now expanded our giving contributions from 2% to 12%. We now give 1% for the Planet, plus KnoWEwell's 1% for WELLthier Living, and now 10% to the Regenerative Whole Health Fund. Learn more about the KnoWEwell Regenerative Whole Health Fund, how we have expanded our giving to help people get healthy while growing the entire Regenerative Whole Health Ecosystem, as well as how you can make a tax-deductible donation to help too!

The KnoWEwell Collaborative

The KnoWEwell Collaborative is the Regenerative Whole Health™(RWH)  global movement inspiring businesses, nonprofits, professional organizations, colleges and universities, as well as the practitioners and professionals they have helped educate to unite and work together to transform healthcare. Our programs amplify the impact of our network, so we can help individuals prevent harm and address chronic disease to ensure the thriving regenerative future of humanity and our planet.

Take Action to make a positive impact, receive donations, and be recognized for working together to transform healthcare. Together we are bridging the knowledge and insurance gap, helping underserved individuals, and are on a mission to create a WELLthier Living - Happy. Healthy. Abundant. Purpose-Filled for all.

KnoWEwell Health Store

Why shop our Health Store?

  1. A curated selection of top-quality brand products chosen by practitioners
  2. Safe storage and shipping from trusted sources to your doorstep. Why is the source important? You may not know that while Amazon incentivizes brands to be trademark registered, they do not require a certificate of authenticity when products are listed on their platform. Counterfeit and/or expired products are a real risk, as are incorrect temperature storage and shipping.
  3. KnoWEwell donates 10% of net profits from our Health Store sales (plus 10% of net membership sales) to the nonprofit KnoWEwell Regenerative Whole Health Fund to help people get healthy but can't afford the Regenerative Whole Health practitioner services.

Free KnoWEwell Explorer and Regenerative Whole Health Benefits Memberships

  1. We are increasing access to the knowledge and resources you need to make optimal informed health and well-being decisions in collaboration with your practitioner. If you are not already a member, you can sign up and we will send you a FREE 3-month trial of our diverse and inclusive Regenerative Whole Health Benefits membership, plus access to our Silver Plan Power Search. Learn here why more education is needed as the supplement market expands.
  2. And as a friendly reminder, KnoWEwell donates two Individual Basic Regenerative Whole Health Benefits memberships for every membership purchased to ensure all those in need have access. Further, with the launch of our Regenerative Whole Health Fund, individuals who actively participate in their journey to get healthy can earn free upgrades to KnoWEwell Silver Regenerative Whole Health Benefits memberships. Learn how here.



Health Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

Summer is for good health and happy times. More physical activity helps reduce stress and daylight enhances good mood. From food to sun to play, the summer is a time to enjoy.


The Unique Challenges of Mental Healthcare for Asian Americans

Mental health issues for Asian Americans have skyrocketed since the onset of the pandemic, amid the rise of anti-Asian discrimination and hate crimes. 


Lorraine Maita, 


Healing the Heartbreak of Psoriasis

Marc Grossman, 


Visual Development: Birth to Age 5

Leah Martinson, 


My Journey from Trauma and Abuse to Healing



Join us for a very special panel discussion about the connection between Self-Care and Comprehensive Pain Management with a focus on Programs and Payment Designs from multi-disciplinary experts including: Whole Health Institute, Midwest Business Group on Health, UVM Medical Center Comprehensive Pain Program, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont, and Pain Community. Learn more and Register Here.

Why is this Important?

September is Awareness Month for Pain, Self-Care, as well as Suicide Prevention.

Chronic pain affects one in five people and has a substantial impact on a person's ability to function at home and at work. Untreated chronic pain causes disturbances to sleep, cognition, appetite, mood, social activities, hobbies, and is associated with an increased incidence of depression, anxiety, and suicide.

Providing those who experience chronic pain with skills to optimize agency and competence in self-care is a crucial component of a whole-person, comprehensive, integrative approach to pain management.


The American Medical College of Homeopathy (AMCofH), Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine & Acupuncture (PIHMA), and the nonprofit Foundation for PIHMA Research and Education, which provides support and funding for scholarships, research, medical clinics, education, and charitable assistance to the public, and brings greater awareness of Asian and traditional medicines to the public.

Learn more and Register Here

Shape Up US is a nonprofit dedicated to preventing obesity and empowering children and families to lead healthier, happier lives by engaging students and empowering educators and their families through a K-6th grade Comprehensive Whole Health Literacy Education Curriculum (mind, body, and emotion) that has been created to "Build a Culture of Health" through the education system.

Learn more and Register Here


Naturopathic Medicine Increasing Resilience

The COVID-19 pandemic has focused our global attention on the importance of an effective immune function. The statistics regarding patients with serious and fatal impacts of COVID-19 indicate that those with chronic disease are at greater risk. They are, generally, less resilient. Join us as Michelle Simon, ND, President and CEO of the Institute for Natural Medicine, addresses key factors for managing our health and increasing our resilience during and beyond the era of COVID-19 with evidence-informed approaches frequently used by naturopathic medicine practitioners.

Wednesday, September 8th, at 1PM EST

Learn more and Register Here

Michelle Simon, PhD, ND

President and CEO, Institute for Natural Medicine, and Director, Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium (IHPC)


Ishi Khosla

Clinical Nutritionist, Celiac Society of India

National Celiac Awareness Day: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

Celiac Disease is estimated to affect 1 in 100 people worldwide. When left undiagnosed, it can lead to chronic health conditions. Learn about the signs, symptoms, and root causes of Celiac disease, its health effects, and practical treatments for successfully managing this chronic health condition from Dr. O'Bryan, world gluten expert and visionary behind "The Gluten Summit," and Ishi Khosla, CNN, and founder of the Celiac Society of India.

Monday, September 13th at 7:00pm India/ 8:30am CST/ 9:30am EST

Learn more and Register Here


Groundbreaking Research and Healing Success Story of Non-Responsive Celiac Disease

Dr. O'Bryan will share his groundbreaking research and healing success that was published in the International Journal of Celiac Disease. He used his unique functional medicine approach to treat a 16-year-old boy diagnosed with non-responsive celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, short stature, and failure to thrive. This wonderful healing success story inspires hope for those suffering with the complexities of celiac disease and other wheat-related disorders.

Tuesday, September 14th at 1:00pm EST 

Learn more and Register Here

Tom O'Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN

KnoWEwell Chief Health Officer, and Founder,


Damien Ross

Founder and CEO, Pocket Rehab

Making Substance Abuse Recovery Possible

September's Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery, the strong and proud recovery community, new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, and the dedication of service providers and community members who make recovery possible. Damien discusses his personal experience with addiction and his inspiration for Pocket Rehab, the award-winning mobile application for those struggling with addiction and mental illness.

Wednesday, September 15th at 1PM EST

Learn more and Register Here


Backpack Health Safety Tips

National School Backpack Awareness Day strives to make sure students wear backpacks safely. Improper use can lead to back pain or injury. As students return to school, Dr. Andy Smith, Community Chiropractic Doctor and Pediatric Specialist, joins us to share his words of wisdom with simple tips for parents to help their children avoid pain and injury and wear their backpack safely!
Thursday, September 16th, at 1PM EST
Learn More and Register Here

Dr. Andy Smith, DC

Community Chiropractic Doctor


Jyl Steinback

Executive Director, Shape Up US, Inc.

Scott Stoll, MD

Co-Founder, The Plantation Project

Building a Healthy Future for Our Children

The CDC estimates 1 in 5 children in the US is obese and the NEJM reported today's generation of children is the first that will have a shorter lifespan than that of their parents. Shape Up US provides teachers, children, parents, and communities with educational tools to create healthy, life-long habits to improve their overall wellness. With a focus on cardiovascular health, physical exercise, nutrition, and mental and emotional well-being, the organization engages students and their families and empowers educators through a K-6th grade Comprehensive Whole Health Literacy Education Curriculum (mind, body and emotion). Join Step Up US founder Jyl Steinback and Board Member, Dr. Scott Stoll, who share how their programs are addressing the obesity crisis and improving academic outcomes through Shape Up US's unique whole health program, which is covered by Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance. 

Wednesday, September 22nd at 1PM EST

Learn more and Register Here


How Yoga Supports Eye Health

Yogic eye exercises, also called eye yoga, are movements that are designed to strengthen and condition the muscles in your eye structure. They have been known to help heal many eye ailments. In recognition of National Yoga Awareness Month, Marc Grossman OD, LAc, integrative eye care pioneer and author of Natural Eye Care: Your Guide to Healthy Eyes and Healing, 
discusses how to combine yoga with modern eye exercises to help you see more clearly.
Thursday, September 23rd, at 12PM EST
Learn More and Register Here

Marc Grossman, OD, LAc



Cecile Raynor, STAT, AMSAT 

Alexander Technique Teacher,

Yoga Practitioner and Trainer

The Wise Way to Yoga

In recognition of Yoga Awareness Month, Cecile Raynor, a certified yoga instructor and author of The Wise Way to Yoga, shares her unique Wise Yoga, an approach that enhances your yoga practice and guides you to your best performance with optimal safety. It can be applied to any yoga style to relieve and prevent chronic tension, pain, or injury, to activate your body's wisdom to prevent pain, on and off the mat.

Friday, September 24th, at 12PM EST

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Healthcare From Your Dentist's Chair: Dental Implant Awareness Month

In recognition of Dental Implant Awareness Month, this month's KnoWEwell's "Healthcare from Your Dentist's Chair" with host Dr. Amy Dayries-Ling will explore the risks of dental amalgam and metal implants, and the safe alternatives, with an expert from KnoWEwell's Collaborative Partner, the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology.

Monday, September 27th, at 1PM EST

Learn more and Register Here

Amy Dayries-Ling, DMD, FAIHM, AIAOMT

Whole Healing Dental


Catherine Niemiec, JD, LAc,

President and Founder, Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture

Making Homeopathy and Oriental Medicine More Accessible

Catherine Niemiec, JD, LAc, is a leading expert in Oriental Medicine and Homeopathy. She sits down with KnoWEwell and shares how the American College of Homeopathy (AMCH), the Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine & Acupuncture (PIHMA), and the Foundation for PIHMA Research & Education (FPRE) have helped raise awareness and access to herbal, homeopathic, and oriental medicine. Catherine is president and founder of the PIHMA and served as vice-president of the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine .

Wednesday, September 29th, at 1PM EST 

Learn more and Register Here


Natural and Integrative Approaches for Healthy Aging

People across the globe are living longer, calling attention to the need for healthy aging strategies. The National Institute on Aging has identified action steps we can take to maintain our health and function as we get older, from improving our diet and increasing physical activity to getting regular health screenings and managing risk factors for disease.

Thursday, September 30th, at 1PM EST

Learn more and Register Here

Lorraine Maita, MD

KNoWEwell Health & Well-Being Advisor President, Vibrance for Life

President and Medical Director, How to Live Younger


KnoWEwell Members get access to all seven parts in the Regenerative Whole Health Community!

Explore all future and past KnoWEwell and Collaborative Partners events and webinars HERE


KnoWEwell, the global Regenerative Whole Health (RWH) and well-being benefits and services company is an award-winning, woman majority-owned, B Certified pending corporation and 1% for the Planet member. is the one online trusted destination for all of today’s global healing, health and well-being knowledge, resources and ecosystem collaborating to help individuals prevent harm, address the root causes of chronic diseases, and inspire and empower individuals to achieve WELLthier Living™.