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Archives: February 2013

Escape Fire - An Award Winning Documentary About What's Wrong With Healthcare

Campus President – Dr. Edward Lamadrid During the weekend, I had the pleasure of attending a free screening of the movie, Escape Fire, at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine here in Chicago. This film takes a powerful look at our current healthcare system which is more expensive than most others and yet we do: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 26, 2013

Adventures in Chinese Medicine!

I am excited to announce that my book, Adventures in Chinese Medicine; Acupuncture, Herbs and Ancients Ideas for Today will be available soon. I’ve been working on it for over a year and I am thrilled with the result.  My goal was to create a fun, friendly, accessible book that communicates essential ideas and information: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 19, 2013

Acupuncture Petition Reaches Its Goal

We made it !!!  I want to thank everyone who signed the government petition that asks for acupuncturists to be recognized as health care providers under the Social Security Act. The Social Security Act recognizes many other health care professionals such as dietitians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse midwives, and clinical social workers. More than: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 11, 2013

Happy Chinese New Year!

According to ancient legend, the noise and excitement of the Chinese New Year began because villagers had to fight a ferocious beast called the Nian. This creature emerged from the sea or the mountains once a year around the New Year to attack people, especially children. The Nian was afraid of the color red and: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 10, 2013

Help Get Acupuncturists Recognized as Health Care Providers!

From The Petition that needs your signature BEFORE February 10th ~ Recognize Acupuncturists as health care providers! Despite overwhelming evidence of the positive impact acupuncturist have on patient health, they are not recognized as health care providers under the Social Security Act and, therefore, cannot be paid by Medicare for therapy management . The Social: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 6, 2013

The Year of the Snake

We are almost at the Chinese New Year. On February 10th, we leave the powerful and bold Year of the Dragon behind and, as always in the order of things, enter the Year of the Snake. Snake years have very definite characteristics; they are quiet, introspective, and intense; a little dark. This year, preparation and: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 5, 2013