About Lynn

lynn jaffeeLynn Jaffee is a licensed acupuncturist and the author of the book, Simple Steps: The Chinese Way to Better Health, a clear and concise explanation of Chinese medicine for the lay person. She is co-author of the book, The BodyWise Woman, a personal health manual for physically active women and girls. Read more about Lynn...

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Chinese Herbs Meet Western Medicine

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Many people think of the Chinese medicine you receive at your local acupuncture clinic and the Western medicine you receive at your doctor’s office as existing in two different worlds. Decades ago, when acupuncture and Chinese medicine began cropping up in the United States, that was true. But not any more.

Today, many Western doctors regularly recommend that their patients seek out acupuncture. And acupuncturists refer their patients to a doctor when the need arises, or when a case is beyond their scope of . . . → Read More: Chinese Herbs Meet Western Medicine