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15 Reasons Why You Can’t Go Wrong with a Prelicensure BSN Program

If you’re a high school graduate or a seasoned professional deciding to switch careers, being interested in the healthcare sector is admirable. The healthcare field provides a combination of purpose, stability, and opportunities for learning, making it a rewarding career choice. Among the plenty of roles within the healthcare industry, the position of a registered …

Comprehending the Role and Functions of the Florida Board of Nursing

The Florida State Board of Nursing plays a crucial role in the nursing profession within the state. It oversees various aspects related to nursing practice, education, and regulation. Understanding the functions and responsibilities of the board is important for nurses and nursing students in Florida. What Is the Florida Board of Nursing (FBON)? The Florida …

New NIH Database to Map Acupoints Using MRIs

July 12, 2023 Dr. Helene M. Langevin, MD, who directs the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), the arm of the US government’s NIH (National Institutes of Health) devoted to the exploration of complementary and alternative medicine, recently announced their plans to develop an open-access project with the goal of correlating the anatomy …

A Festive Exploration of Face Reading, the Five Elements, and Film

By Grace Stojanov, LAc, DiplOM, MSTOM, Master Face Reader When I was a student of Chinese medicine, the relationships of the Five Elements were shrouded in mystery. Sure, we learned about the Generating/Sheng Cycle flowing in the shape of a circle and the Controlling/Ke Cycle flowing in the shape of a star. We were taught …

Don’t Fall into the Diabetic COVID-19 Vacuity Repletion Trap

By Andrea Ramey MT, MD Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in the bloodstream. The major types of diabetes are: Type 1, in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Type 2, which is associated with an unhealthy lifestyle. Obesity is a common factor that leads to an insufficient production or …

The Empowered and Informed Patient: Communication Strategies for Integrative Medicine

 By Sarah Poulin-Carpentieri, DACM, LAc, DiplOM This article was originally published in May 2019 in Acupuncture Today and republished in the Winter 2023 edition of the AIM Newspaper. Read the full paper for free. As an ever-increasing number of Americans turn toward the integrative medical model, it falls upon us, as practitioners of traditional Chinese …