Sugar, Sugar Everywhere

The recent news that the sugar industry paid scientists to minimize the connection between sugar and heart disease, exposes another layer of truth behind this sweet carbohydrate. It’s so common in today’s diet, that many don’t question its presence or its numerous health risks. Holidays and birthdays are connected with sweets and even supermarkets are designed to place sugary … Read More

7 Myths of Chinese Medicine – Debunked

There are many incorrect stereotypes when it comes to Chinese medicine even though it is regulated, studied, and scrutinized with the same critical lens as western medicine. In this article, we address some common myths about Chinese medicine and how these ideas are incorrect: 1. Chinese Medicine is Unregulated Chinese medicine is regulated by a … Read More

Acupuncture used as Primary Treatment for Sleep Apnea

A new study shows that acupuncture is a successful primary treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. In six randomized controlled trials with 362 subjects, researchers at the Tongji Medical College of the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China compared manual acupuncture and electroacupuncture against a control group to measure the effects each treatment would … Read More

What it’s like to Have a Degree in Acupuncture

88% of our graduates are currently practicing Chinese medicine Getting a Master’s Degree in Chinese Medicine Earning a master’s degree in Chinese medicine requires four years of study, complete with clinical experience in the last two years. A master’s degree in acupuncture and Chinese medicine from Daoist Traditions​ stands apart from other master’s degrees, though – … Read More