Tag Archives: Health Tips

The joy of an open access article

Most of you are probably not science nerds like me, but I was searching on google scholar for research articles on acupuncture published in 2013 or later and found one immediately onĀ  PLOS| One, which is an open access journal. … Continue reading

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The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study

This is an informative article about some amazing research which shows the connection between bad childhood experiences and health and other problems in adults, including obesity, COPD, alcoholism, and chronic depression. It’s well written, and I think everyone should read … Continue reading

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Try Acupuncture for Low Back Pain

A recent meta analysis of research studies on acupuncture published in the journal Spine found that acupuncture may help with nonspecific chronic low back pain [2013, 38(24):2124-2138] (here’s the abstract). Although the wording in the conclusion sounds skeptical, in fact, … Continue reading

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We have all heard that stress is a killer, but you may not know some of the ramifications of living with constant stress. Because your body doesn’t function properly when you’re tense for hours and days on end, you can … Continue reading

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Is Fructose Safe?

The bottom line, according to a an article in the December 2011 issue of Acupuncture Today, is no, especially not in the quantities that the average person eats these day (an average of 28 teaspoons (over a half a cup) … Continue reading

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