Medicine

Over eight hours, each Jeevan Bindi delivers up to 150 micrograms of iodine through the skin. (Image: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain)

The Bindi That Will Save Lives

Some Indian women wear a small dot between their eyebrows. It’s called a bindi, and it comes from an ancient Hindu tradition. It symbolizes female energy, and is believed to protect women and their husbands. But with modern medicine, there are…

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The Story of China’s Famous Kangxi Emperor

Kangxi was the second emperor during the Qing Dynasty, and his 61-year reign represents one of China’s most glorious eras. He began his reign at just 7 years old, on…

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The Physician’s Dilemma

According to an ancient legend, the famous Chinese physician Guo Yu held the belief that rich people were harder to cure. Renowned physician Bian Que also held the same opinion.

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Hua Tuo: China’s Magical Doctor

In ancient China, there was no CT, ultrasound, X-ray, or Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. Ancient doctors were able to rely on the body’s senses to gather diagnostic information.

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Six Effective Hot Ginger Water Remedies

Ginger has been used as a natural remedy for centuries in China. To make ginger water, combine 1 cup of freshly chopped ginger with 2 liters of water in a…

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How Medicine Is Practiced at One Hospital in China

Physicians are a well-respected group; however, your views regarding this may change after you read the experiences of one young doctor in China. The oncology department of a hospital in Shandong…

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A Wise Doctor

When I was in college, one of my male classmates was very skinny and weak, and he had poor health throughout the year. He took medicine almost every day. One…

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The Bindi That Will Save Lives

Some Indian women wear a small dot between their eyebrows. It’s called a bindi, and it comes from an ancient Hindu tradition. It symbolizes female energy, and is believed to protect…