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2011-11-12 08:00:00

Discontentment is often the driver for change. Kristie Steinbock has woven what she has learned through her training and experience in acupuncture and life, into a new, soul-lifting book for the entire family. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2011 As people become more and more frustrated with their lives, they frequently begin to question their purpose in the world, says American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine alumnus and practicing Fort Collins acupuncturist Kristie...

2011-11-11 01:16:10

When given alongside radiation therapy for head and neck cancer, acupuncture has shown for the first time to reduce the debilitating side effect of xerostomia, according to new research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center. The study, published in the journal Cancer, reported findings from the first randomized controlled trial of acupuncture for the prevention of xerostomia. Xerostomia, or severe dry mouth, is characterized...

2011-10-07 07:00:00

Qi will be a practical resource for acupuncture and natural medicine topics Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 Emperorâs College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, one of the most distinguished acupuncture colleges in the nation, will launch Qi, a blog dedicated to educating the public on the uses and benefits of acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Qi will go live on October 24, 2011, in celebration of national Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day (AOM Day). Qi will serve...


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2005-05-26 11:26:21

Cinnabar (German Zinnober), sometimes written cinnabarite, is a name applied to red mercury(II) sulfide (HgS), or native vermilion, the common ore of mercury. The name comes from the Greek, used by Theophrastus, and was probably applied to several distinct substances. Other sources say the word comes from the Persian zinjifrah, originally meaning "lost". Cinnabar was mined by the Roman Empire for its mercury content and it has been the main ore of mercury throughout the centuries. Some...

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Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.