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Traditional Chinese Medicine In a Modern World

            For my final project, I decided to investigate Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and how it possess very different ideals than that of the western world. The US in particular tends to refer to the term ‘medicine’ as pharmaceuticals or simply, drugs. Traditional Chinese Medicine more or less views this term as a means of […]



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Traditional Chinese Medicine

My final project for the common core assignment is Traditional Chinese Medicine. This is a style of traditional medicine that is built off of a foundation of more than 2,500 years of traditional Chinese culture and medical practices. Modern medicine can be tied into traditional Chinese medicine and some of the same concepts are used, […]



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Supernatural Beliefs Embedded in Chinese Medicine

Can you imagine what it’d be like if you were an herbalist who had to expel an evil spirit from someone’s body? For my topic, I’ve chosen Chinese supernatural beliefs embedded in Chinese medicine (qi, yin/yang, etc.). I will share what I’ve learned through a non-fictional story titled: The Pig, The Spearman, & the Zhōngyī. […]



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Article on the Portrayal of Chinese Body Cultivation & Medicine Today

For my Gods, Ghosts, and Ancestors final project I have decided to go with an article much in the fashion of National Geographic articles. I have decided that the topic will be looking at the medicine and body cultivation ways of China and from there look at modern media’s portrayal of them in martial art […]



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