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The Point of Acupuncture: local acupuncturist starts-up free community style clinics

http://www.press-citizen.com/article/20130204/NEWS01/302040024?source=nletter-top5&nclick_check=1 Stacy Kluck uses the scent a cigarette to decrease Ron Oge’s urge to smoke during an acupuncture clinic Thursday at the Shelter House. / David Scrivner / Iowa City Press-Citizen Written by Alesha L. Crews Iowa City Press-Citizen It can be a bit difficult for people to get their head around exactly how acupuncture … Continue reading The Point of Acupuncture: local acupuncturist starts-up free community style clinics

Acupuncture in China, from Acupuncture Today magazine

Acupuncture Today in China: Part I By Brenda Duran, Senior Associate Editor Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series exploring acupuncture care in China. For a week in October, I traveled to Tianjin and Beijing for a glimpse into where acupuncture is headed and what practitioners in the United States can learn from the … Continue reading Acupuncture in China, from Acupuncture Today magazine

Acupuncture Could Treat Hypertension

A recently published study from researchers at USF’s College of Pharmacy and the Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine shows that acupuncture could be an effective treatment to regulating high blood pressure. According the Dr. Shufeng Zhou, pharmaceutical sciences professor at USF and associate dean of international research, the key to regulating hypertension is in the … Continue reading Acupuncture Could Treat Hypertension

Research is Positive on Chinese Herbals for Cancer

There’s growing acceptance that herbal medicines could be effective for medical conditions, but the scientific evidence to vault such a treatment into an approved drug is often lacking. As Shirley Wang explains on Lunch Break, researchers are making progress on a cancer treatment based on a common herbal combination in Chinese medicine.

Deceptive Warm Fall Days

It seems very warm here in Iowa, actually, the daily temps are about 20 degrees higher than normal for our area. So we are all wearing shorts and flip flops. But in the clinic we are seeing lots of colds and intestinal bugs circulating. People always say that after school starts everyone gets sick. This … Continue reading Deceptive Warm Fall Days