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The Benefits of Bitter Taste

Posted on 29/11/2010

Chinese herbal medicine has a reputation of having an unpleasant taste. Even after Avicenna's cooking processes, which improves the medicinal strength and the taste of the herbs, they may still live up to their unsavoury...

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A language student steps into the clinic

Posted on 19/10/2010

On August 23rd, for the first time in two and a half years of Chinese language studies, I wore again my white coat and stepped into a Chinese medicine consultation room. That was at China Medical Hospital in Taichung, Taiwan, in...

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One Night Doctor

Posted on 19/10/2010

Tainan is the former capital city of Taiwan, and the city with most historical buildings and temples. As most buildings in Taiwan are only a few dozen years old and modern Taiwanese “architecture” appears rather soulless and ugly...

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Spirit, Science & Sophistication

Posted on 23/07/2010

A glimpse into the amazing history of Chinese medicine

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Sun Advice--Expose yourself a little

Posted on 18/06/2010

If you have followed the news on vitamin D, you may know that a bit of sun exposure can be good for you.  Recent research on vitamin D has shown that getting enough of the “Sunshine Vitamin” can protect against type 1 diabetes,...

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Zuo yuezi- Sit the Month

Posted on 01/05/2010

Postnatal Recovery- by Paola Campanelli

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Posted on 28/04/2010

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Finding your bearings in Taibei

Posted on 24/03/2010

When you move to a new country, that of finding your bearings and orienteering yourself is not an easy process. It takes time. This is true in both the topographic and the cultural sense. When I came to live in Taipei, I found it...

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Hay Fever/ Seasonal Rhinitis

Posted on 23/03/2010

Diet and Advice to Reduce Symptoms

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Exercise reduces death rate in prostate cancer patients.

Posted on 14/01/2010

At the American Association for Cancer Research's December conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research a study was presented that showed that mortality rates in prostate cancer patients could be reduced with as little as 15 minutes of exercise a day.

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