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A patient of mine – who also tries to establish himself as a writer – wrote an article about me and somehow convinced an editor at the Japan Times to publish it. For people interested .. here the link to … Continue reading

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WFAS 2016 — oh, please …

I have thought for a while, whether I should say/write this here. Finally I made my decision. In November this year a world conference about acupuncture (WFAS 2016) will be held in Japan. People working in this field probably know … Continue reading

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Japanese seem to be rather steadfast people ….

By chance I just came across this article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_oldest_companies According to the article – first published by a KOREAN (a people that dispises the Japanese) bank – Japan is the country the largest number of very old companies. Interesting! The … Continue reading

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Acudiversity …

Acudiversity … I have been trying to help foreigners wishing to observe Japanese acupuncture in Japan for at least 15 years. Unfortunately, I must say, Japanese practitioners are not very forthcoming when I ask/ed for their help. Most (close to … Continue reading

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Only STANDARD patients need apply …

According to the following article: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-07/25/c_133511336.htm?__scoop_post=582bc7a0-1479-11e4-d3d7-842b2b775358&__scoop_topic=1035125#__scoop_post=582bc7a0-1479-11e4-d3d7-842b2b775358&__scoop_topic=1035125 China has issued “acupuncture treatment protocols” for so-called standard treatments: “The National Technical Committee on Acupuncture and Moxibustion Standardization Administration of China and China Association of Acupuncture-Moxibustion (CAAM) issued the protocols.” Well, everybody watch … Continue reading

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Educate the public

  http://www.centerforinquiry.net/blogs/entry/acupuncturists_respond_to_critics_with_quiver_of_fallacies/ the author wrote: “It was worth about an hour of my time to offer a more science-based perspective, and hopefully educate the public about scientific research design, the placebo effect, and the unprovable basis behind acupuncture.” And I … Continue reading

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Ebook published elsewhere

After I published my book – “Acupuncture: The easy way – or the hard way” through Amazon.com as  Kindle version, it is now, after me passing through the depths of the “reformatting hell” in almost any conceivable ebook format available … Continue reading

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