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Archives: January 2010

Nourish Your Qi With Acupuncture This Winter

Acufinder.com has good articles for every season this one is written By: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM Recharge Your Battery this Winter with Acupuncture If you feel tired and drained, you are not alone. “Lack of energy” is one of the top five complaints that doctors hear in their offices. According to Oriental medicine, the cold: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 31, 2010

Best Banana Bread & it's Vegan!

Did you know that the average banana contains a whopping 467 mg of potassium? Potassium is an essential mineral for maintaining normal blood pressure and heart function. Bananas also help protect against stomach ulcers and ease constipation. Plus they are a good source of vitamin B6, vitamin C, and dietary fiber. Below is a delicious: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 29, 2010

Is It Really A Life And Death Problem?

“If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times.” Dean Smith

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 28, 2010

Acupuncturists Are Headed To Haiti

I am proud to report that Acupuncturists Without Borders (AWB) and Pathways to Wellness have come together to launch a relief response to the emergency in Haiti. On February 3rd Diana Fried, AWB Executive Director, and Julia Raneri, AWB Haiti Operations Manager and NADA registered trainer, will be going with a group of Doctors as: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 28, 2010

The Element of Wood and President Obama 1 Year Later

We just marked the 1 year anniversary of President Obama’s Inauguration, so everyone has been reviewing his performance during this time. It seems fitting to share a post that was written by a fellow TCM blogger (Chinese Medicine Notes) in Israel when Obama won. The post is 1 year old – see if you think: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 26, 2010

Times, They Are A Changing

My title, borrowed from Bob Dylan’s 1964 mega hit song applies again today for proponents of Traditional Chinese Medicine. A national survey, published online in the journal Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that three-quarters of the med students (future physicians) surveyed believe that conventional Western medicine would be improved by integrating more complementary treatments: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 24, 2010

Chinese Medicine Is Going Global !

Last month I wrote about how alternative medicine has come a long way in the last decade. It seems I am not the only acupuncturist/blogger taking notice. This recent post from the Portland Acupuncture Blog by Amy Chitwood Burslem is exciting and informative. Acupuncture in the media The global spread of Chinese Medicine is taking: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 20, 2010

Cancer Patients Add Traditional Chinese Medicine To Their Western Treatments

A survey done in Hong Kong found that more than half of the cancer patients studied combined Western medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine with the Western treatment they were undergoing (reported in 7th Space Interactive ). Data was collected from almost 800 cancer patients in Hong Kong. Of those, 42.9% used Western medicine practices for: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 17, 2010

More About The Benefits Of Acupuncture

Here is a great article about acupuncture from the Telegraph Journal. Stick it to whatever ails youJanuary 2nd, 2010 What do Cher, Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams and Titan, the world’s tallest dog, have in common? Like more than 20 million Americans and Canadians, they’re on pins and needles. Acupuncture needles, that is. This: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 10, 2010

Happy Birthday Elvis !

“When things go wrong don’t go with them”Elvis Presley The King of Rock’n Roll he would have been 75 today.

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 9, 2010
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