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Rady Doctor Uses Acupuncture Instead of Pain Meds

Dr James Ochi photo in op roomNBC 7 News logoby Greg Bledsoe
December 17, 2013  5:24 PM PDT

NBC 7’s Greg Bledsoe shares the story of how Dr. James Ochi of Rady Children’s Hospital, is using acupuncture instead of pain medications on his latest patients post surgery.

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Decoding an Ancient Therapy

wall st journal photoWall Street Journal logoby Melinda Beck
March 22, 2010

As fanciful as it seems, acupuncture does have real effects on the human body, whichscientist are documenting using high-tech tools.  Read more & Videos


Under Diagnosed Causes of Depression & Fatigue

Why do I still have Thyroid Symptoms When my Lab Tests are Normal?

datis kharrazian photoKATU am Northwest logoKUTA

Dr. Datis Kharrazian discusses the new understandings of thyroid autoimmune disease and how many patients are misdiagnosed with depression  when actually they have a hypothyroid mechanism condition.  Watch Interview


Your Mental or Emotional Disorder maybe due to or impact by new Neurodegenerative Causes

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Learn about the newly emerging   neurodegenerative conditions caused by  food and environment exposures of which many of today’s mental and emotional disorders are directly linked.  Patients who do not improve with conventional medicine and/or psychotherapy  may require  laboratory tests  to identify  necessary  lifelong dietary modifications and appropriate  neuroendocrine immunological support.

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Sleeping Pills Linked to Four Fold Increase of Death Risk

abc News Sleeping pillsby Lara Salahi & Reported by Diane Sawyer
February 27, 2012

Researchers looked at 34,000 patients records, fewer than half of whom took FDA-approved sleep meds as Ambien, Restoril, Lunesta, and Sonata. They found that those who took fewer than 18 sleeping pills a year were at greater risk of death and developing cancer than those who were not prescribed sleeping aids.

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Efficacy of Acupuncture for PTSD in Military Personnel: A Randomized Controlled Trial

US Army acup photoUS Army logoCharles C. Engel, MD, MPH
Dept.of Defense  Walter Reed Hospital

Conclusion: Compared to usual PTSD care, a 4 week course of twice weekly TCM acupuncture resulted in significantly greater improvements.  Read more