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TCM, Food Therapy, and Pro Cancer Condition

[Featured Article 精选文章] Traditional Chinese Medicine, Food Therapy, and Pro Cancer Condition by Helen Hu, OMD LAc When we discuss how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help prevent cancer, we might think we have to take something to kill the … Continue reading

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The Twelve Tendino-Muscular Meridians. Part 1

[Scientific Qi Exploration 气的科学探讨]  The Twelve Tendino-Muscular Meridians.  Part 1  Marty Eisen Ph.D.  1.  Introduction  These Meridians are called Tendino-Muscular Meridians since their paths pass through (Jing) the depressions and planes between the muscles and tendons.  The character Jin represents … Continue reading

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Master Yun Xiang Tseng: The Real Crouching Tiger

[From the Master 师傅之窗]  Master Yun Xiang Tseng: The Real Crouching Tiger Anonymous Author   From time immemorial, humans have been searching for the key to eternal prosperity, health, longevity, peace and happiness. To reach this goal, many have even … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony — Late Summer

[Seasonal Harmony] Late Summer WHAT’S THE PHASE? – WHAT’S THE POINT?  By Ellasara Kling  “A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and … Continue reading

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From the Editor (June 2014)

[From the Editor] Get Happy! By Michelle Wood Welcome to the Happiness issue of Yang Sheng Magazine! It’s full-bloom summertime here in the northern hemisphere, and these longer days certainly contribute to our overall happiness, not to mention getting out … Continue reading

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Part 2: The Collaterals

By Marty Eisen, Ph.D. [continued from September/October 2013 issue] (f) The Heart Collateral Meridian  Bifurcating from H 5 (Located with the palm facing upwards, on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris, 1 cun above the transverse … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Research Updates

[Research Updates] Mind-Body Medicine Research Updates Compiled by Kevin W Chen, Ph.D.  Meditation Programs for Psychological Stress and Well-being: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jan 6. By Goyal M, Singh S, Sibinga EM, et al . … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Daoist Practical Journal

  A Daoist Practical Journal: Come Laugh With Me by Michelle Wood I thoroughly enjoyed Shifu Li Chang Dao’s book, and it certainly lived up to the title: it is, indeed, a marvelous journal chronicling the eighteen-year journey of Michael … Continue reading

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Scientific Qi Exploration – The Divergent or Distinct Meridians

  Part 1: The Divergent or Distinct Meridians by Marty Eisen, Ph.D. 1. Introduction (1,2,3,4) The Distinct or Divergent Meridians derive their name from the fact that they diverge from the 12 regular Meridians. They diverge from big joints such … Continue reading

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Self-Healing: Fibromyalgia and Dancing

Fibromyalgia and Dancing by Joyce Del Rosario   Fibromyalgia – what is it? Fibromyalgia is a very common syndrome in which pain is present in joints, tendons, muscles and soft tissues of body, which persists for more than 3 months … Continue reading

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