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Chinese Medicine in America Today: The Turning Point, Part I

2017-09-20T16:35:20+00:00 March 7th, 2015|

By Lonny S. Jarrett & Z’ev Rosenberg Introduction For Chinese medicine (CM) in America today it is the best of times and, it is the worst of times. On the one hand, CM is increasingly accepted, and practitioners are finding opportunities to work in more venues than ever before. On the other hand, the cost [...]

Hopes for the Chinese medical profession in 2012

2017-09-20T16:35:21+00:00 December 14th, 2011|

This year marks my 30th year in full-time practice as a Chinese medical practitioner (医生 yi sheng), and my sixtieth birthday will be in the spring. So it seems like an ideal time to contemplate medical practice and where we stand in our emerging field. I have some thoughts about where I'd like to see [...]

Practicing Chinese medicine in a Western society

2015-03-08T13:42:53+00:00 March 23rd, 2011|

It can be difficult to practice Chinese medicine in a Western society, because it cannot be simply grafted onto a different culture or medical system. Studying Chinese medicine means immersion in the world view and historical source texts that reveal the theoretical foundations of the subject. Chinese medicine has a unique view of the phenomenal [...]