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We’re gearing up for an exciting new year of healing. We are filled with gratitude for everyone in our community who passionately contributes to the growth of East Asian medicine every year, from our alumni and practitioners to students, friends of the college, and supportive colleagues in Western healthcare.


These healers made 2013 a particularly wonderful year for East Asian medicine. Check out some of the milestones from the past year, from new scientific findings to famous supporters and major news outlets promoting holistic treatments:



Major News Sources Talk OM

The Wall Street Journal Explores the Science Behind Acupuncture


The Huffington Post Publishes an Op-Ed in Favor of Acupuncture
Acupuncture Makes the New York Times as a Powerful Form of Sports Medicine 



Pacific College Makes it into The Union Tribune! The Spread Focuses on Eastern Medicine
Rady Childrens Hospital Uses Acupuncture to Help Kids Cope with Pain


New Studies Reveal Good Results for Acupuncture
The East Asian Medicine Use for Turmeric is Confirmed in New Biomedical Research
New Study Finds Acupuncture to be as Effective as Counseling for People with Depression
New Evidence Supports Chinese Medicine Claim that Mental Health is Related to the Gut 

New MRI Investigation Confirms that Acupuncture Point UB60 Regulates Vision


Big Supporters and Positive Stories

Prince Charles Makes His Longtime Support of Holistic Medicine Known







Harvard Students Study Ancient Chinese Philosophy and Mindfulness





Chinese Medicine Tongue Diagnosis Goes Mainstream 



Chipotle Splits from McDonalds and Vows to be First Fast Food Chain Without GMOs








Israeli Zoo Uses Acupuncture to Help Tiger’s Ear Infection  




Penelope Cruz Wears Ear Seeds to Movie Premiere

More Accessibility for Acupuncture

East Asian Medicine Treatments Get Attention for Helping Veterans

Increased Accessibility for Breast Cancer Patients to Receive Acupuncture

Acupuncture Gains Awareness and Accessibility in Buenos Aires

We’re gearing up for an exciting new year of healing. We are filled with gratitude for everyone in our community who passionately contributes to the growth of East Asian medicine every year, from our alumni and practitioners to students, friends of the college, and supportive colleagues in Western healthcare.

These healers made 2013 a particularly wonderful year for East Asian medicine. Check out some of the milestones from the past year, from new scientific findings to famous supporters and major news outlets promoting holistic treatments:

Major News Sources Talk OM

The Wall Street Journal Explores the Science Behind Acupuncture

The Huffington Post Publishes an Op-Ed in Favor of Acupuncture

Acupuncture Makes the New York Times as a Powerful Form of Sports Medicine

Pacific College Makes it into The Union Tribune! The Spread Focuses on Eastern Medicine

Rady Childrens Hospital Uses Acupuncture to Help Kids Cope with Pain

New Studies Reveal Good Results for Acupuncture

The East Asian Medicine Use for Turmeric is Confirmed in New Biomedical Research

New Study Finds Acupuncture to be as Effective as Counseling for People with Depression

New Evidence Supports Chinese Medicine Claim that Mental Health is Related to the Gut

New MRI Investigation Confirms that Acupuncture Point UB60 Regulates Vision

Big Supporters and Positive Stories

Prince Charles Makes His Longtime Support of Holistic Medicine Known

Harvard Students Study Ancient Chinese Philosophy and Mindfulness

Chinese Medicine Tongue Diagnosis Goes Mainstream

Chipotle Splits from McDonalds and Vows to be First Fast Food Chain Without GMOs

Israeli Zoo Uses Acupuncture to Help Tiger’s Ear Infection 

Penelope Cruz Wears Ear Seeds to Movie Premiere

More Accessibility for Acupuncture

East Asian Medicine Treatments Get Attention for Helping Veterans

Increased Accessibility for Breast Cancer Patients to Receive Acupuncture

Acupuncture Gains Awareness and Accessibility in Buenos Aires

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