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Sue Coughtry, LMT Wednesday, July 08, 2009 Healthcare Reform  Massage Therapy 

Something that I find disappointing in my practice is how seldom doctors recommend therapeutic massage to their patients for the alleviation of pain.

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Rebecca Rice, L.AC Wednesday, July 01, 2009 Acupuncture  Preventative Health  Rebecca Rice L.AC  Traditional Chinese Medicine 

In Chinese medical theory summer is related to the heart, the emotion joy, the sound of laughter, the ability to sleep, and the function of speech and memory

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Christopher Reilly, L.AC Saturday, June 20, 2009 Preventative Health  Traditional Chinese Medicine 

“Haste makes waste” is an axiom that has largely fallen out of style in the fast-paced world that we live in.

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Dr. Ronald Stram, M.D. Sunday, June 14, 2009 General  Healthcare Reform  Preventative Health  Ronald L. Stram MD 

If you are reading this, you may have already embraced the concept of prevention as a model for healthcare reform since you find yourself on an Integrative Medicine website - prevention being the wholemark theory behind Integrative Medicine.

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Rebecca Rice, L.AC Thursday, May 28, 2009 Acupuncture  Rebecca Rice L.AC  Traditional Chinese Medicine 

Often patients come to the Center for treatment and say to me, “My qi is out of whack ...” or “Can you fix my qi? …”

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Sue Coughtry, LMT Tuesday, May 19, 2009 Massage Therapy  Massage Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy  Preventative Health 

Spring is here and we’re all out cleaning up our lawns and planting gardens and brushing up on our summer activities. Often we over-do it and get sore. My patients often ask what causes those knots that they feel in their muscles.  They often wonder what trigger points are.

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Korey DiRoma, ND Thursday, May 14, 2009 Cleanse and Detoxification  Korey DiRoma Naturopath  Preventative Health 

Our body is exposed to many toxins every day, which tend to accumulate in our bodies.  A toxin is a substance that produces any adverse biological effects and can be absorbed into our body through our skin, lungs, and gastrointestinal tract.

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Christopher Reilly, L.AC Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Preventative Health  Swine-Flu  Traditional Chinese Medicine 

There has been a lot of talk lately on the news and in the community about swine-origin flu.  Thus far, the transmission of swine-flu, and risk factors associated with it are thought to be very similar to the seasonal flu that we see every year.  I thought it might be helpful to review some of the simple, natural ways that we can protect ourselves from flu viruses.

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Christopher Reilly, L.AC Friday, April 10, 2009 Acupuncture  Healthcare Reform  Traditional Chinese Medicine 

The single biggest hurdle for acupuncture in New York is a lack of insurance coverage. MVP Gold, Goldanywhere and Trivantage, as well as BlueShield of Northeastern New York’s Blue Health Plus and Aqua programs cover acupuncture. Most plans, however still lack good acupuncture coverage.

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