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Cold and Flu Checklist for the Patient of Acupuncture

Cold and Flu Checklist for the Patient of Acupuncture Lois Denmark, DACM, L. Ac., Dipl.OM (NCCAOM) ESATM Traditional Medicine Department Chair Cold and Flu Season is approaching!  Let’s try to avoid getting Colds or the Flu in the first place! But, if we do happen to get a cold or the flu then let’s try… Read More »

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Does Free Electrons Flow Through Specific Acupuncture Meridians? As published in Acupuncture Today by Dwight Chien, Alumni Member ESATM

Does Free Electrons Flow Through Specific Acupuncture Meridians? Author: Dwight Chien The AMI (Apparatus for Meridian Identification) was used by G. Chavalier and K. Mori to study the meridians entered by free electrons during Earthing (Contact of body with the earth either by direct grounding or by indirect contact using grounding devices) 1. They studied… Read More »

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NJ Governor Murphy and Secretary of Education Zakiya Smith Ellis Announcement Regarding Higher Education!

NJ Governor Murphy and Secretary of Education Zakiya Smith Ellis Announcement Regarding Higher Education! Kelly Williams M.S.Ed Director of Admissions at ESATM         On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at Rutgers University, Governor Murphy and Secretary of Education Zakiya Smith Ellis announced a Student-Centered Vision for NJ Higher Education. Key points in the… Read More »

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Lunar New Year the Year of the Dog!

Lunar New Year the Year of the Dog! Lois Denmark, DACM, L. Ac., Dipl.OM (NCCAOM)-Department Chair of Oriental Medicine, faculty member and clinic supervisor at ESATM. The Lunar New Year is also known as the spring festival and starts with the new moon on the first day of the New Year and end on the… Read More »

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Relief effort for Southern California Fires!

Relief effort for Southern California Fires! Donate now to AWB Southern California Relief effort so we can get started immediately! Acupuncturists Without Borders has been contacted by many AWB trainees ready to go out to do relief effort service work in evacuation centers and for first responders. Please help in any way you can so… Read More »

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Acupuncture Treatment Protocol for Acute Pain in the Hospital Setting

Acupuncture Treatment Protocol for Acute Pain in the Hospital Setting By Dr. Thomas Kouo, DAOM, L.Ac., Dipl.OM* “Give me something for the pain Give me something for the blues Give me something for the pain when I feel I’ve been danglin’ from a hang-man’s noose Give me something for the rain Give me something I… Read More »

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Courtesy of Mark McKenzie, Executive Director of ACAOM, the article “Moving Beyond Medications: Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Pain Management and Well-Being.”

Moving Beyond Medications: Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Pain Management and Well-Being In response to the current public health crisis of opioid abuse, overdose, and death, many organizations have issued guidelines and recommendations for treating pain, including the former Surgeon General’s “Turn the Tide” campaign. Similar to other guidelines, this campaign recommends non-pharmacological approaches as first line… Read More »

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The Eastern Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

The Eastern Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, EJCAM, is a peer reviewed journal affiliated with the Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine. EJCAM however acts independently from the school in pursuit of its own mission.   At EJCAM we consider the center of alternative medicine to be the medicine that derives from indigenous… Read More »

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Celebrating 20 Years at the Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine

It has been 20 years since the Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine (ESATM) was established. In our 20 years, the Eastern School family has grown and we are grateful for the present students, alumni, faculty, staff, board members and the broader traditional medicine community that have helped us arrive at this wonderful milestone.… Read More »

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Acupuncture Treatment Protocol for Acute Pain in the Hospital Setting

By Dr. Thomas Kouo, DAOM, L.Ac., Dipl.OM Academic Dean of the Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine Bloomfield, New Jersey “Give me something for the pain Give me something for the blues Give me something for the pain when I feel I’ve been danglin’ from a hang-man’s noose Give me something for the rain… Read More »

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