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Acupuncture Benefits Veterans

I’m happy to report that acupuncture has been helpful to many Veterans who have defended our country, deserve and need the support. Veterans in this country have served bravely and suffered for it, and I want to say THANK YOU! Sadly veterans often return from service with traumatic brain injuries, chronic pain and post-traumatic stress: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 12, 2018

The Best Cranberry Bread Recipe Ever

Thanksgiving is coming and one thing I am always thankful for this time of year is my mother’s fantastic cranberry bread! It tastes sooooo good, and cranberries have numerous health benefits! In the spirit of the season, I’ve decided to share this magical recipe with you. I hope you like it as much as I do.: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 5, 2018

Halloween In China?

Countries in the East do not have Halloween, but they do celebrate something similar. Just as the Western festival focuses on ghosts and ghouls, the Eastern celebration is about the departed spirits of the underworld, also known as The Feast of the Hungry Ghosts. It is celebrated in July in China, Singapore, Malaysia and other: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 31, 2018

Healthy Alternatives For Trick Or Treating This Halloween

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays, if I thought I could get away with it, I might dress up and go trick or treating with the kids. Unfortunately I think whether I got away with it or not, it wouldn’t be a good look for an adult. Plus I don’t need to: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 24, 2018

Learn How Acupuncture Works And The Research Behind It

I’m very excited to share this video with you. If you have read my blog before, you know I am a fan of Mel Hopper Koppelman, the Director of Evidence Based Acupuncture. During this part of our conversation (here is Part 1 and Part 2) Mel addresses three of the most common questions people ask: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 12, 2018

Female Power And Chinese Medicine With Naava Carman

Are you ready? I am posting a portion of the powerful conversation I shared with Naava Carman. One of the more provocative topics we covered was feminism and her personal experiences over the past year after blogging about misogyny and female power in our field of Chinese Medicine. I think whether you‘re an acupuncturist or: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 3, 2018

Rebecca Talks About Treating Children with Food Allergies, Complex Cases And More

Rebecca Avern’s new book ‘Acupuncture for Babies, Children and Teenagers: Treating both the Illness and the Child’ came out September 21st! Her book emphasizes internal causes of disease in children and the importance of treating the whole child as well as the illness. I was lucky enough to read the book before its publication and was delighted: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 1, 2018

Acupuncture Works For Stress Relief

These days, it feels like everybody is suffering from stress and anxiety. Stress is real. It harms the body and exacerbates previously existing conditions. Oprah’s favorite doctor, Dr. Oz, says that the, “major agers,” the activities that age us the quickest, include a diet high in fat and sugar, not getting enough exercise, lack of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 23, 2018

For Yom Kippur - 3 Steps of Atonement

Today is Yom Kippur (meaning the day of atonement), it seems appropriate to think seriously about its meaning.  Whether you are Jewish or not, the steps are relevant because, at one time or another, we all find ourselves needing to atone for our behavior. Written by my mom – Dr. Linda Edelstein Atonement means more: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 19, 2018

What Does It Mean To Forgive?

In honor of the Jewish New Year, here is another thoughtful post from one of my favorite writers (and mother) Dr. Linda Edelstein. In preparation for leading a Yom Kippur discussion at the synagogue, I spent several months reading about the topic – How to Forgive. I started with the Buddhists, read some biblical material: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 10, 2018
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