Acupuncture is great for anyone wanting to get well and stay well. When I talk to people about acupuncture they often say, that sounds great! I will definitely give it a try when something is wrong with me. When you are not at your optimal health, it is true; acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment. click to continue →

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Know Your Acupuncturist

by Linda Browne

Practitioners whose educational focus is in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine receive approximately 80% of their training exclusively in this field, and undergo an extensive clinical internship averaging 3 years. Other healthcare practitioners may use acupuncture, which is one of the many therapies of Oriental Medicine, as an adjunct to their primary practice.

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Alternative Medicine is Mainstream Medicine

by Linda Browne

Deepak Chopra – January 09, 2009 Co-authored by Dean Ornish, Rustum Roy and Andrew Weil In mid-February, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and the Bravewell Collaborative are convening a “Summit on Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public.” This is a watershed in the evolution of integrative medicine, a […]

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The High Cost of Cheap Food

by Linda Browne

By John Ikerd, BS, MS, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of Missouri (Published in Sustaining People through Agriculture column, Small Farm Today, July/August, 2001 issue.) At a recent organic farming conference in Winnipeg, Canada, a woman in the audience stood up and said: “Organic foods are not going to become popular with mainstream consumers until they […]

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