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Traditional Chinese Medicine and How It Works

Posted on May 8, 2012

Traditional Chinese Medicine and How It Works

Traditional Chinese Medicine and How It Works

Traditional Chinese Medicine, which encompasses many different practices, is rooted in the philosophy of Taoism dating back more than 5,000 years. Today, Tradtional Chinese Medicine is practiced side by side with Western medicine in many of China’s hospitals and clinics. Acupuncture is an important component of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  It involves the insertion of thin needles at specific points in the body (acupoints) and is used in the treatment of or prevention of many illnesses and conditions including colds and flu.  In the United States acupuncture is most often used to relieve pain,  but it is also used for respiratory issues, depression and other psychiatric problems as well as ear, nose and throat diseases.

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Endorsed by Robert Downey Jr.

Posted on Apr 15, 2012

Traditional Chinese Medicine Gets Boost From Actor

Traditional Chinese Medicine shared the spot light with actor Robert Downey, Jr. on Sunday, March 25, 2012. Robert Downey Jr. was awarded the annual Robert Graham Visionary Award at a private residence in Malibu, California.  The event included a number of faculty and students from the Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

So, what does Robert Downey Jr. have to do with Yo San University and Traditional Chinese Medicine?

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