JAMA Publishes Shoddy Acupuncture Research – Responds to Professionals

Letters to JAMA Exposing Acupuncture Research Flaws Applauded by TCMAAA TCMAAA calls for stricter adherence to research ethics and well-designed acupuncture studies among the integrative medicine community February 19, 2015 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE http://www.businesswire.com/)--In five letters to the editor published in the lat [...]

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Astrology and Medicine – the charts

There are three primary methods of medical charting in astrology. The first is the natal chart which is used to discern patterns and constitution. The second is the decumbiture which is the chart calculated for the moment a person develops a condition. The last is the medical horary, which is calculated at the moment the physician understands the inquiry. The horary w [...]

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Shen Harmony: The Normal Mental Condition in Chinese Medicine, Part 1

Acupuncture Today September, 2008, Vol. 09, Issue 09 By Joseph Changqing Yang, PhD, LAc and William Morris, DAOM, PhD, LAc Psychiatric and psychological conditions are a common experience in the daily clinical process. In this paper, we will discuss the normal shen as a method of understanding conditions such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders and addiction [...]

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Proving East Asian Medicine: Research Methods

Acupuncture Today September, 2010, Vol. 11, Issue 09 By William Morris, DAOM, PhD, LAc East Asian medical research focuses on quantitative means of proof. This affects the information obtained, thus what become considered best practices. I maintain that the world of East Asian medicine might also be understood through qualitative means. In this article, I addres [...]

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Post-paradox: Room for View

By William Morris, DAOM, PhD, LAc Do we mix our ways of thought in collaboration? Closely guarded views can lead to isolation. This piece explores the notion of post-paradox as an inclusive worldview across disciplines. Essential to critical thinking, worldview influences all levels of research, education and practice in general but also acupuncture and Chinese medic [...]

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Transdisciplinary Approaches to Patient Care: Lymph and Ground Substance

William Morris, PhD (Matrix Regulation, Pulse Diagnosis, Lymph Function, Endocrine Function, and Chinese Medicine) Transdisciplinarity can be distinguished from interdisciplinarity which is information systems that travel between disciplines. Whereas multidisciplinarity is a grouping of disciplines in an effort towards a common purpose, transdisciplinarity is in [...]

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The conundrum of the rough pulse

The rough pulse [...]

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Protected: Basic Pulses

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Protected: Observation

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Jim Ramholz

Jim was a practitioner who was committed to the development of pulse diagnosis skills. James (Jim) Ramholz died suddenly on January 23rd, 2004, at the age of 52, doing the activity he loved most: treating patients in his clinic.   [...]

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