Telemedicine is defined as “the use of electronic information and communications technologies to provide and support health care when distance separates the participants.” (National Academy of Sciences, 1996)

Hawthorn Berry: The Herb That Really Gets To The Heart Of It All!

Hawthorn Berry is an amazing herb! In Chinese herbal medicine, it is known as Shan Zha. Hawthorn berries have many wonderful benefits including: improving digestion, promoting blood circulation (which can be helpful in decreasing the negative effects of aging) and lowering blood pressure. Hawthorn can also lower bad cholesterol and encourage weight loss. Modern research […]

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Follow the ‘Needle’… My Journey in Acupuncture from Patient to Doctor

When a friend of mine suggested that I get acupuncture, I thought it was a bit extreme. Purposely choosing to get needles, didn’t sound like something I was interested in. Childhood memories of needles that seemed as big as my arm… ‘pain and terror’ were all I could think of. At first thought I declined, […]

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