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Archives: 2010

Acupuncture May Work Better Than A Patch For Lazy Eye

The December issue of the Archives of Ophthalmology published a small Chinese study that found acupuncture worked better than an eye patch in older kids with lazy eye. Below are some excerpts from an article about the study, written by Alan Mozes for HealthDay. ~ Acupuncture may be an effective way to treat older children: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 28, 2010

The 6 Most Popular Posts Of 2010

1. Flowers Used In Chinese Herbal Medicine Long before western pharmaceutical drugs, flowers were used as herbal remedies and recorded use goes back to 500 AD. Chinese medicine for example has used flowers in herbal remedies to heal a huge variety of afflictions. Here are a few examples… 2. Doctors Using Acupuncture in Iraq During: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 26, 2010

Merry Christmas !

I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday !

Posted By: tcm007 on December 24, 2010
Labels: Holidays

Chinese Medicine Can Keep You Healthy This Winter

It is so cold here in Chicago, I am ready to move the Caribbean. A few years ago I was on vacation in Belize and spied an acupuncture office right of the beach. Maybe I should check back and see if the acupuncturist I met there needs a partner? Very tempting right now as I: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 21, 2010


How often do you have a “light bulb” moment ? For me it does not happen often, but when it does it is always a defining moment. What do therapists say about it ? Find out in this post from my new favorite blog; Life Ain’t For Sissies. written by my mother Dr. Linda Edelstein.: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 15, 2010

Acupuncture Changes How The Brain Perceives Pain

The most common question asked about acupuncture is, “How does it work?” A close second is, “Is it all in your head (is it a placebo effect?)” A new study gets close to answering those questions. Researchers at the University Hospital in Essen, Germany, and their colleagues at University of Duisburg-Essen were able to locate: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 13, 2010

What Are You Worried About ?

“As a rule, men worry more about what they can’t see than about what they can.”   Julius Caesar

Posted By: tcm007 on December 12, 2010

Come to Northwestern Hospital's Integrative Medicine Event This Saturday

Northwestern Memorial’s Center for Integrative Medicine and Wellness in cooperation with the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University Presents;   Integrative Approaches to Cancer Care: Wellness, Health and Healing Time: Saturday, December 11, 2010: 12:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Location: Prentice Women’s Hospital Room L North (3rd Floor) 250 E. Superior St., ChicagoPrice: FREE: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 10, 2010


That is the title of an article from Time Magazine. They say, “the National Institutes of Health last week assembled a panel of experts… After three days of analyzing studies and interrogating practitioners, the panel was unexpectedly upbeat. ‘It’s time to take acupuncture seriously,’ said its chairman, David Ramsay, president of the University of Maryland.: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 9, 2010
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