November 5, 2012

Soda increases risk of stroke in women.

Great article in the Huffington Post on the effects of soda on women’s health.”Researchers found that women who had drank the most soda in the study — Reuters reported that this was nearly a…Read more

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November 5, 2012

Community Acupuncture makes therapy affordable

Community acupuncture is a great way to afford acupuncture. I offer community acupuncture at Saint Francis Hospital on Tuesdays and Fridays. Nice article in the Colorado Springs Business Journal about how community acupuncture…Read more

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October 31, 2012

Acupuncture may help ease cancer-related fatigue: study

New research in the UK shows that acupuncture may reduce fatigue in cancer patients. Worth a read. The full article is here

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October 30, 2012

Acupuncture, Yes. Vitamins, No.

Here is some useful information on FSA’s or Flexible Spending Accounts (different from HSA’s or Health Savings Accounts)  that many people have as part of their health insurance. What qualifies as a legitimate…Read more

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October 29, 2012

Acupuncture Could Relieve Dry Mouth In Head And Neck Cancer Patients, Study Suggests

Huffington Post has an interesting article on treating dry mouth in patients with head and neck cancers. Acupuncture is a great adjunct to most cancer treatments. I have treated many cancer patients over…Read more

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October 17, 2012

Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine for Cancer Patients on NBC News

A surprisingly well done piece on NBC news regarding the use of Acupuncture for treating the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation in cancer patients. Sloan Kettering in NYC has been offering these services…Read more

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October 11, 2012

Acupuncture vs. Topomax for migraine relief.

Acupuncture vs. Topomax for migraine relief. The whole article is here. “The results revealed that the acupuncture group showed a drop in the average monthly number of migraine headaches from 20.2 to 9.8…Read more

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October 10, 2012

Acupuncture on CBS This Morning

A nice segment on “CBS This Morning” yesterday on the efficacy of acupuncture for the treatment of chronic pain.

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October 4, 2012

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

Have you seen this movie yet? Amazing what can be done when you put your mind to it. Anyone considering gastric bypass surgery should watch this movie first. Inspiring!! (It’s on Netflix by…Read more

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October 3, 2012

Acupuncture effective for pain in children

Great article in the Seattle Times. “Last year, an analysis in the journal Pediatrics concluded that acupuncture was safe for kids “when performed by appropriately trained practitioners.” Officials at pediatric hospitals estimate that…Read more

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