Happy Chinese New Year!

Wishing everyone a fruitful and happy year of the Ox! So far, the year of the Ox has me working hard! Truly like an ox! In addition to...

Hello 2021!

Yes, this post is a bit delayed, it being almost two weeks in 2021 and all. But boy, what a year it had been.

How to Spot Fake Medical News

Anatomy of a Fake Medical News Article This post was inspired by a recent interaction between myself and a friend.  She had shared a blog...

Review: NasoClear

A Disclaimer This isn’t really a TCM article per se.  Then again, I do have “musings” and “reviews” sections in my category listing, so ...

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Popping The Question The most common questions encountered by any acupuncturist are, in my experience: “Can acupuncture treat (fill in...

How To Spot A Health Scammer

A Brief Background My friend VS recently attended a seminar on “alternative” medicine and sent me a message, which I then quote slightly...

Sun Simiao’s Medical Ethics

Sun Simiao or “药王“ – the King of Medicinals There are times during one’s practice of medicine, of whatever tradition, when one feels...