I had to rework my abstract for the upcoming (click on the logo for a link) So I'll go ahead and post it here. I've been working on my poster presentation and I will probably try to illustrate how I use the HRV to help guide my treatments rather than try to convince anyone of the scientific ... Read More about HRV Analysis in the Acupuncture Clinic: Feasibility and Effectiveness
I would say "oh well," except strokes are a serious and can be extremely debilitating so it's a tragic study. Again, I think we'll find prevention, though not glamorous nor exciting has got to be mission. I wrote about stents here, and medical device controversy here, here and here. You may ... Read More about Stents Fail to Stop Strokes in Study
This is a long and complicated topic, so I've hesitated to wade into it. But since my default setting is to be wary of new and improved and highly touted health related products, I never did buy into the craze for hand sanitizers. I've found some good sources on this issue, some ... Read More about Anti bacterial Soaps: Doing More Harm Than Good?
In a bygone era in China, a physician was only paid if he kept his patients healthy. If they fell sick, he would not be paid. This is still the ethos in Chinese Medicine, and, of course, we don't live in anything resembling that world anymore, nor should we. But I bring up that framing of ... Read More about Private Hospitals Encourage ER use, Medicaid seeks to decrease usage
There have been a number of recent studies about acupuncture for children. I think the problem comes with the number of visits needed for the conditions they describe below. It's hard enough for adults to keep up with their acupuncture series, harder still for families and children. I'm board ... Read More about Recent Research Shows Acupuncture Useful for Kids