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How Can I “Test the Waters” with a Science-Based Approach to Integrative Medicine?

Question:  I want to learn more.  I'm tired of general practice. But I don't know where to start.  Should I learn massage, acupuncture, or laser therapy?  Or, maybe herbs? Is there a course that I can take where I can sample different approaches? Dear Motivated to...

Do You Believe in Chi (Qi)?

Question:  I see that you write a lot about science, and it sounds like you think that acupuncture is based on nerves and muscles. My acupuncturist always talks about Chi and says that no one really knows how acupuncture works.  I'm confused. Dear Confused:  The idea...

“Veterinary Medical Acupuncture” — Is That New?

Dr. Robinson: I'm hearing more about "veterinary medical acupuncture", and I'd like to learn more about its origins as I explore various continuing education programs.  Can you help me?  I'm a veterinarian seeking to learn how to perform acupuncture but I don't want...

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Do You Believe in Chi (Qi)?

Question:  I see that you write a lot about science, and it sounds like you think that acupuncture is based on nerves and muscles. My acupuncturist always talks about Chi and says that no one really knows how acupuncture works.  I'm confused. Dear Confused:  The idea...

HUMAN MEDICAL NEWS

Union Pet Hospital – Leah Miller, DVM, cVMA

  “My first passion in life was horses. I started working as a technician at Union Pet Hospital and soon developed my next passion in life – veterinary medicine.” This month, we are putting the spotlight on Leah Miller. She works at Union Pet Hospital, which is...

You Asked: “Is Acupuncture ‘Energy Medicine'”?

The Chinese word “qi”, or “chi”, literally means “air” or “breath” – not energy. The notion that acupuncture moves energy arose from a mistranslation of qi into the word energy in the early 20th century.

Frequently Asked Questions about Cannabis for Canines

Confused about hemp for dogs? You’re not alone. The state of affairs around cannabis for companion animals might be summarized as, “If you’re not confused, you’re not asking enough questions.” One can purchase a variety of hemp-based products, from ingestible oils to...

VETERINARY MEDICAL NEWS

Union Pet Hospital – Leah Miller, DVM, cVMA

  “My first passion in life was horses. I started working as a technician at Union Pet Hospital and soon developed my next passion in life – veterinary medicine.” This month, we are putting the spotlight on Leah Miller. She works at Union Pet Hospital, which is...

You Asked: “Is Acupuncture ‘Energy Medicine'”?

The Chinese word “qi”, or “chi”, literally means “air” or “breath” – not energy. The notion that acupuncture moves energy arose from a mistranslation of qi into the word energy in the early 20th century.

Frequently Asked Questions about Cannabis for Canines

Confused about hemp for dogs? You’re not alone. The state of affairs around cannabis for companion animals might be summarized as, “If you’re not confused, you’re not asking enough questions.” One can purchase a variety of hemp-based products, from ingestible oils to...

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