When a massive earthquake hit our country hard last October 15, everyone was rightfully concerned about the availability of basic necessities such as food, water and shelter. Beyond that, medical care was obviously also needed. It should be noted, however, that the damage was more than just to property, public structures, and physical bodies. The collective psyche of a nation in general and earthquake victims in particular was hammered into submission. It’s a good thing th
This isn’t really related to acupuncture, oriental medicine, or western medicine. Last Tuesday, October 15, 2013, the Philippines was hit by an earthquake. The epicenter was Tagbilaran City in the province of Bohol. Tagbilaran is home to some of my best friends in the world. Dr. Jefferson Ong is also an physician and acupuncturist practicing in Cebu and Tagbilaran. He and his family are active in the community and he recently sent me this message: Hi Philip. Just an update.