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Archives: November 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

Tcm007 Visits Pompeii

Tcm007, the super girl from my book, Adventures in Chinese Medicine, traveled to Italy to see the sights of Pompeii recently. I visited Italy a couple of years ago and Pompeii is one of the most amazing places I have ever seen! Pompeii was a city near Naples. In 79 A.D., Mount Vesuvius, a volcano: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 4, 2013