Acupuncture Before Or After Abdominal Surgery Reduces Pain

Several studies appearing in different, reputable journals conclude that acupuncture, either pre-op or post-op reduces pain following gynecologic and abdominal surgeries. This is particularly good news when we consider how rapidly patients are discharged from …

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Me And The Dalai Lama

This week I will be attending a talk by His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, who will speak about non-violence. I’m looking forward to it and expect it to be an inspiring talk. In addition, I …

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Chinese Herbal Medicine is Popular For a Reason

Long, long before the big drug boom, herbal remedies were used to treat people’s complaints and to help them maintain wellness. In China, the recorded history of herbs goes back to 500 AD. The book, …

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Chinese Herbs and Colon Cancer

Researchers are discovering more and more about the properties of Chinese herbs and how they can be used for your best health. In this article from the Wall Street Journal, researchers report that a specific …

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Lessons in Tolerance

“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.” ~ Dalai Lama I am very excited to be seeing the Dalai Lama when he visits Chicago!

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