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Points Newsletter - April 2008

Mushrooms: The Ultimate Longevity Food
By Dr. Maoshing Ni, L.Ac., D.O.M., Ph.D.

In Asia, mushrooms are favored for their earthy flavor and their therapeutic properties. Ancient Chinese lore is filled with legends of mortals that stumbled upon a 1,000-year-old mushroom and attained immortality. More... 
Constipation is an Imbalance
By Ban B. Wong, L.Ac.

There are many ways to bring a smile to someone’s face and having a healthy bowel movement is one of them.

In ancient China, constipation was not a rare condition. When the Emperor of China was constipated, his doctors would have to move heaven and earth to help him have a bowel movement. Fortunately, wise ancient Chinese doctors found that acupuncture and herbs helped the Emperor regain regularity in his bowel movements.

What Happened to Mississippi House Bill 724?

A letter to the Acupuncture Community from Jerusha De Groote, MSOM of the Mississippi Oriental Medicine Association

The struggle has been long and arduous, and many wonderful things have happened along the way for House Bill 724. Unfortunately, it met its demise on the House Floor this past Thursday, February 28, 2008. I am not discouraged, though! This bill went down in a blaze of glory and controversy, just as I suspected it might. More...


Phase I Trial of PC-Spes2 in Advanced Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer

Trigger Point Acupuncture for Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

The Effects of Rhizoma Curculiginis and Rhizoma Drynariae Extracts on Bones


Q: Does acupuncture help seasonal allergies?

A: Yes, acupuncture and Chinese medicine have effectiveness in treating seasonal allergies. You may want to follow up with immune system strengthening tips to prevent reoccurring infections....

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April 2008
Volume 6, Number 4

Mushrooms: The Ultimate Longevity Food  

Constipation is an Imbalance

What Happened to Mississippi House Bill 724

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