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Dr. Jingduan Yang
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Dr. Jingduan Yang is a leading physician, board-certified psychiatrist, and international expert on classic forms of Chinese Medicine. He uniquely incorporates psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, neuro-emotional technique, acupuncture and traditional Chinese herbal medicine in the care of patients with a variety of emotional and physical illnesses. Following family tradition, he is a fourth generation teacher and practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, specializing in acupuncture.

Dr. Yang is the founder and medical director of TAO Institute of Mind & Body Medicine ( Besides practicing in NY, PA and NJ, Dr. Yang also practices medicine and serves as Director of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture Program at the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Yang is on the faculty of Integrative Medicine Department of University of Arizona and he teaches Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for the Integrative Medicine Fellowship Program. Dr. Yang is a board member of International Organization of Integrative Mental Health.

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Is Acupuncture a Deception?

(9) Comments | Posted October 8, 2013 | 2:37 PM

On July 24, during a WHYY Radio Times interview with Marty Moss-Coane, Dr. Paul Offit, chief of infectious disease and director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, defined acupuncture as a deception. In his recent book, Do You Believe in Magic: The Sense and Nonsense of...

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Acupuncture for Beauty: Facelift and Health Lift

(1) Comments | Posted September 24, 2012 | 12:29 PM

Cindy is a patient who likes to send us notes before she comes to see us. On days that she does not have an appointment, we can usually expect to find on our desk a sweet, quirky, handwritten fax from her. These notes are usually updates on the ups and...

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Healthy Aging: Traditional Chinese Medicine Perspective

(1) Comments | Posted July 9, 2012 | 10:26 AM

Although the risk of disease and disability clearly increase with advancing age, poor health is not an inevitable consequence of aging. Throughout the middle and later years, people gradually develop signs and symptoms of aging, like graying and thinning of the hair, ringing in the ears, hearing loss, infertility, diminished...

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Don't Mask Your Symptoms -- Listen to Them

(1) Comments | Posted July 6, 2012 | 10:30 AM

Nancy (a pseudonym) is a 30-year-old woman who has had pain in her lower abdomen for three months. It gets worse every time after she eats something oily or drinks anything cold.
She then has diarrhea for a couple days. She is easily fatigued and is sensitive to cold....

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The Healing Power of Performing Arts

(5) Comments | Posted April 12, 2012 | 4:36 PM

The history of performing arts is as old as humankind itself. And to many, performing arts -- singing, dancing, painting, playing musical instruments, and composing -- seem as essential to life as eating or sleeping. Apart from which they may not literally, but perhaps spiritually, die.

People often speak, anecdotally,...

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