Answering Clinical Questions by Investigating the Research Evidence: An Acupuncture/Atrial Fibrillation-Based Example

By Leslie McCoy, DAOM and Anna Smith, DACM  Atrial fibrillation (AF) has emerged as a nascent global epidemic that poses a growing global disease burden.1,2 In the United States, AF affects approximately 9% of those aged 65 years or older.3 It is the most common clinically significant arrhythmia and is acknowledged as one of the …

Chinese Medicine for Fall: Feel Your Best with Advice from the Experts

The official first day of the fall season was Sept. 22. While fall weather can vary dramatically by location, one sign of autumn is common in every climate: it’s dry. We caught up with Pacific College faculty member and acupuncturist, Dong Ji, OMD, PhD, LAc, at our San Diego clinic to find out what this …