Traditional Medicine in the Era of Telehealth

By Galina V. Roofener LAc, AP, DiplAc (NCCAOM), DiplCH (NCCAOM) Thousands of years ago, during the time of the Yellow Emperor, the most advanced diagnostic technologies available to physicians were observation, palpation, questioning, and listening, recorded in handwritten notes. This was enough for many generations of practitioners, but in the modern world of rapidly changing …

Practice Passion: 6 Strategies to Establish Solid Boundaries

By Dr. East Phillips, DAOM, LAc According to one of my favorite thought leaders, Brené Brown, people with strong boundaries are the most compassionate[1]. What do you think of that statement? Does it seem counterintuitive to you? It often seems to me as though many of us lack solid boundaries because we don’t want to …

Groundbreaking FDA-Approved Study: Mushrooms and Chinese Herbs for COVID-19

HOT TOPIC! COVID RESEARCH: MACH-19 | Mushrooms and Chinese Herbs for COVID-19 Top researchers at the University of California have launched a groundbreaking FDA-approved clinical trial to study natural medicine to fight COVID-19. In a recent live panel discussion hosted on Pacific College’s YouTube channel, we had the opportunity to hear from the UCSD and …

How Do You Treat Post-Traumatic Stress in Your Clinic?

This article was slightly edited from one published as a Clinical Pearl in The Journal of the American Society of Acupuncturists, Vol 6, No 2, Spring 2019. By Alaine D. Duncan, MAc, DiplAc Chinese medicine (CM) is a powerful modality for treating dysregulation caused by traumatic stress. Our foundational premise of opposing poles of energy …

Getting Your Holistic Nursing Certificate

How to Get a Holistic Nursing Certificate Online  Holistic nursing is one of the most promising health care specialties. Its rise is made possible by passionate individuals and organizations that work tirelessly to ensure holistic practitioners receive the respect they deserve. This effort has revealed the need for holistic nursing certification to establish and demonstrate a high level …

The Science Behind Acupuncture

A Quick Breakdown: The Science Behind Acupuncture  Acupuncture treatments use thin needles to activate areas on the body that are connected to pain and discomfort. While this treatment modality is gaining in popularity in modern healthcare, it is not a new method. In fact, acupuncture has been around for centuries. If you are considering embracing acupuncture either …