Integrative medicine: What is the purpose of two kinds of medicine interpenetrating?

At NCNM, we learn Western medicine as part of our Classical Chinese Medicine education. Part of that is simply because a working knowledge of biomedicine is necessary for licensure. Part of it is because it’s good to be able to talk to Western physicians and Western educated patients about things that they can easily understand. […]

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I could never count how many things I learn in a day

Today, I’ve been studying for an upcoming Acu-moxa points final.  In the course of studying I’ve come to think about what constitutes a Classical study of Acupuncture – and will finish an article up about that soon. In general, we’ve been learning about classical techniques in interaction with patients, insertion and manipulation of needles as […]

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