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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

Become A Critical Thinker When It Comes To Acupuncture Research

Acupuncture has been shown to safely provide relief for many conditions. How do I know that? First, I have almost 17 years of experience practicing acupuncture with great results. AND there is solid research to back up acupuncture’s effectiveness. We all need to be smart consumers – critical thinkers about our healthcare treatments. Where can: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 6, 2018

Enjoy Labor Day !

“Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.” ~ George Washington

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 2, 2018

Evidence Based Acupuncture With Mel Hopper Koppelman

This is not the first time Mel Hopper Koppelman has appeared on my blog to talk acupuncture and luckily it will not be her last. This is only part one of my thought provoking conversation with Mel, so be sure to check back for more! Mel has a few things to say that really surprised me: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 22, 2018

Treating Babies With Acupuncture

Sticking babies with needles may not strike you as soothing, but you’d be surprised! Acupuncture is used to treat babies and older children, often with great success. Acupuncture for babies uses far fewer needles and the needles are not left in place as they are with adults. Chinese Medicine also offers other alternatives for babies: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 14, 2018

A Preview of my Conversation with Mel Hopper Koppelman: Find out what Evidence Based Acupuncture Means

Mel Hopper Koppelman is an acupuncturist, who is well known for deep diving into both acupuncture and Western medical research. As the Director of Evidence Based Acupuncture, she is helping create a valuable resource for acupuncturists and patients worldwide. In this preview, Mel tells us what Evidence Based Acupuncture is and why it is important: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 3, 2018

A Chat With Rebecca Avern About Pediatric Acupuncture and Her New Book

I’m very excited to share that I have been working on creating videos, where I talk with some experienced and interesting acupuncturists who are leaders in our field. This video is the first of many to come. To see more videos and previews of conversations, click here to check out my youtube channel. Rebecca Avern is a: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 2, 2018

I'm Hosting #AcupunctureHour This Monday July 23rd! Please Join Me!

To learn more about #acupuncturehour watch this short video explanation

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 20, 2018

Summer, Fire, Joy, and Cooling Foods

The Chinese medicine element associated with summer is, not surprisingly, fire. The fire element is special because it provides that spark which inspires love for others as well as enthusiasm for new ideas and perhaps even an adventure. Summer is the season of the year that is most yang. High yang means heat, maximum activity,: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 22, 2018
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