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By Josephine Spilka, MS, LAc
Essential oils are a very hot topic these days, especially with the likes of the Ebola virus and the resurgence of measles lurking in our awareness, but when I first became interested in Chinese medicine, essential oils weren't on the radar screen for acupuncturists. Now, as we look for ways to meet viruses without causing mutation or resistance, essential oils have become an important resource.
By Stephanie Beck
Are you struggling to get more fans or followers for your acupuncture practice? Or are looking for ways to simply connect with your patients? Or do you just want to know how to keep them engaged (comments, retweeting, liking and sharing)? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you will want to know more about this one little symbol: #.
By Aimee Raupp, LAc
Recently, I was asked to speak to young, budding businesswomen about running a successful business — and at first I thought, "Me? You want me to speak to others about success?!" It struck me as being odd as I don’t see myself as knowing anything more than any other small business owner who has kept their company alive and running for 10 years.
By Marilyn Allen, Editor-at-Large
It is hard to believe that the Year of the Ram – 2015 is half over. Time seems to be moving especially fast. This is the year for things to happen for the acupuncture profession. First, congratulations go to North Dakota and Blake Blowers, L.Ac. for the new licensure law.
By Editorial Staff
The Trudy McAlister Foundation (TMF), a nonprofit organization established to support students who are on track to make contributions either to clinical practice and/or to the understanding of the role of Traditional Oriental Medicine, has announced the 2015 scholarship recipients. Five scholarships in the amount of $2000 each were awarded to the following.
By David Twicken, DOM, LAc
The luo collaterals are part of the acupuncture channel system presented in the Su Wen and the Ling Shu (The Nei Jing). The function and clinical application of the luo mai are primarily presented in chapter 10 of the Ling Shu, however, they are also found in others chapters in the Su Wen and the Ling Shu.
By John Wheeler
When asked to write a short piece on the current state of the U.K. acupuncture profession, my first response was to say it has all been relatively quiet. However, my own association, the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC), is just about to celebrate its 20th anniversary, and when we looked back at where we were in 1995, the picture has changed immensely.
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