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Category: Heathcare

The New Illinois Acupuncture Practice Act Has Passed

The new Illinois Acupuncture practice act has greatly expanded our scope of practice and will help our professional growth in Illinois. It also includes the fact that we must find a comprise with physical therapists on ‘dry needling’. Below I have an excerpt from the Illinois Acupuncture Association with further details on our new practice: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on September 1, 2017

Local Acupuncturist Responds To Chicago Tribune Article: Chinese Medicine Is Effective AND Safe

My good friend and colleague, Nicole Hohmann L.A.c., has a lot to say about a recent article in the Chicago Tribune. The article titled ‘Testing Traditional Chinese Medicine’ appeared in the Tribune on 9/21/15, it leaves the reader without a clear picture of modern Traditional Chinese Medicine in America. I am proud to publish Nicole’s: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on September 24, 2015

Obama Positive Toward Acupuncture

This article is from Acupuncture TodayJuly, 2009, Vol. 10, Issue 07By Editorial Staff During a recent Q&A session of a Presidential Town Hall meeting in St. Louis, one licensed acupuncturist and massage therapist in Florissant, Mo., got to ask President Barack Obama what must certainly be one of the most important questions in the minds: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on July 2, 2009

Hinchey Reintroduces Legislation to Expand Acupuncture Coverage

This Article is from Empire State News WASHINGTON – Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) has reintroduced legislation that would make acupuncture a covered service for Medicare and the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program participants. The congressman’s Federal Acupuncture Coverage Act would provide access to acupuncture for Medicare’s 44 million beneficiaries and the 8 million federal: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 25, 2009

Healthcare a Prescription for Change

She’s baaaack… good friend, collegue and guestblogger Jennika Wildau, L.Ac..Here are her ideas on how we can change our healthcare system for the better.I. How to afford basic healthcare for all Under a basic universal healthcare system, all Americans would be entitled to receive preventative and necessary healthcare by creating a program whereby recent graduates: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 30, 2008

The Healthcare Debate: Type of Care Needs Consideration

In honor of election day I have a politically minded guest blogger my good friend and collegue:Jennika Wildau L.A.c. As an acupuncturist who has the privilege of working in a community that is relatively integrative (i.e. doctor’s, nurses, and other “mainstream” healthcare workers) communicate with and have some degree of respect for the work of: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 4, 2008