"rhizome" by Crystal, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

Common Cold Revisited and Fallacy Found in “1,000 Ways to Die”

So, the “Acupuncture for Breast Cancer” talk at Columbia Medical for the Women At Risk (WAR) support group, slated for this past Friday, February 25, 2011, ended up being rescheduled for Friday, April 8, 2011.  It was suggested that, due to inclement weather (yet another storm in NYC expected), it might be best to do […]

February 27, 2011 Acupuncture | 6 Comments

"Pink In Honor Of Breast Cancer Awareness Month", by Audrey, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

Women At Risk With Breast Cancer: Can Acupuncture Help?

Actually, acupuncture can, and does, provide relief to those suffering with the after affects of chemotherapy and radiation from breast cancer.  Did you know that acupuncture, according to the National Cancer Society: Alleviates symptoms such as hot flashes (often a side effect of cancer treatment)? Increases the body’s immune system to assist in quicker healing […]

February 20, 2011 Acupuncture | 2 Comments

Of Hapa-Ness & The Unlikelihood of Pinhead

First of all, thanks to everyone who checked out my Chinese New Year Post last week.  It sure helps that it was Freshly Pressed!  Hopefully, everyone’s been able to take part in the festivities in town.  Here, in New York City, there have been a few events going on, especially in Chinatown. Now, for those […]

February 14, 2011 Acupuncture | 12 Comments

"Baby Bunny" by Jennifer C., used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

Gung Hei Fat Choy! Are You A Rabbit?

It’s Chinese New Year!  (Or to be more accurate, it was still the start of the New Year 1.5 hours ago!  But then again, this celebration lasts for 15 days, so it looks like I’m just in time!) This is the year of the Metal Rabbit.  No, that doesn’t mean they like to listen to […]

February 4, 2011 Healing | 146 Comments