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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

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
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