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Archives: 2013

Merry Christmas!

I hope your holidays are filled with much joy!

Posted By: tcm007 on December 24, 2013
Labels: Holidays

Waiting For A Sign? This Is It!

“Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.”  H. Jackson Browne

Posted By: tcm007 on December 23, 2013

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 want to congratulate Jennifer Dubowsky on her new book, “Adventures in Chinese Medicine.” Jennifer’s good nature comes through in every: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 18, 2013

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 included 755 patients with depression, the patients were divided into three groups; one group received acupuncture plus usual care, another: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 17, 2013

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 causes some patients to avoid necessary dental care. This study involved twenty patients with a history of gag reflex when: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 10, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving!

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

Posted By: tcm007 on November 28, 2013
Labels: Holidays

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 2nd century B.C.E. Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days; each night, a candle is lit on the menorah.: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 28, 2013

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 patients ask me what that point is used for. You might want to see if you find the point sensitive: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 19, 2013

Valerie Harper's Strategy For Dealing With Cancer - Western Medicine, Hard Work, Positive Attitude, and Acupuncture

At age 74, actress Valerie Harper recently competed on Dancing with the Stars and hopes to return to the stage soon, despite her ongoing battle with cancer. She is inspiring and discussed her strategies for coping when she appeared on the Queen Latifah show. In discussing her treatment, Valerie has chosen to combine Western medicine: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 8, 2013

5 Must Read Acupuncture Studies About Women's Health

2010 – The Journal of Clinical Oncology published the results of a study which showed that acupuncture helped relieve pain and stiffness in breast cancer patients who were being treated with hormone therapies. Acupuncture has always been great for pain; chemo patients are one specific group who benefit. 2010 – A study published in the: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 5, 2013
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