Merry Christmas!

I hope your holidays are filled with much joy!

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My Holiday Gift: Another Great Book Review

To my great pleasure, Lonny Jarrett who is an accomplished teacher, practioner and author in the field of Chinese Medicine, wrote a glowing review for my book ‘Adventures in Chinese Medicine‘. Here it is: “I …

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New Research: Acupuncture Plus Usual Care Reduces Depression

A large study conducted in England suggests that acupuncture or counseling, in addition to usual care, could be very beneficial to people with depression. The results were published in PLOS Medicine this September. The study …

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Acupuncture Can Help You In The Dentists Chair

A new study from Italy came out last month showing that acupuncture reduced the gag reflex in dental patients while they were having work performed. Procedures like taking teeth impressions can produce reflexive gagging, which …

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I hope you have much to be thankful for!  Happy Holidays!

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Happy Hanukkah!

Tonight is the first night of Hanukkah, also called the Festival of Lights. A well known Jewish holiday, it commemorates the re-dedication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem after the successful Maccabean Revolt in the …

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Liver 3 – A Wonderful Acupuncture Point

Liver 3 Liver 3 (Taichong/Great Rushing) is a very popular acupuncture point that I use everyday in my Chicago acupuncture practice. It is often a sensitive point when rubbed or needled so many of my …

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