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Ta-Ya Lee, DNP, acupuncturist, Johns Hopkins Community Physicians
Acupuncture, the Chinese medical practice that treats illness through the insertion of needles at specific points in the body, has been shown to be as effective today as it was when it was introduced 5,000 years ago. But some patients are still leery about its effectiveness when compared with traditional Western medicine. Ta-Ya Lee, nurse practitioner at Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, shares her expertise about why acupuncture should be considered as an option for treatment.

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Nine Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

Cancer formation can come from the foods we eat, the air we breathe or the medicine we take. While there is no magical pill that can prevent you from getting cancer, Deborah Armstrong, associate professor of oncology at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, shares nine ways that you can reduce your risk.

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Lynda McIntyre

While the natural and organic food movements are becoming increasingly more popular among consumers, many people still don’t know the difference between organic and non-organic foods. Lynda McIntyre, clinical dietician specialist at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, weighs in to help you make the decision the next time you are at the grocery store. Some of her thoughts may go against traditional wisdom.

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