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  • Generations In Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club

    history follows and unfolds for the next generation. This then gives birth to character, the synthesis of human genetics and growth of unique personality through life experiences. Generations and character are both prominent themes in the novel, The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. The four mothers in the novel represent the older, Chinese traditional generation and their four daughters represent the new Chinese-infused American generation. Although some might argue that the daughter’s resistance to her mother’s influence was significant enough to break the link of passing on character, the mother’s influence is still…

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  • Chinese Masculinity Analysis

    is closely associated with the gender hierarchy (Connell and Messerschmidt, 2005). Likewise, Chinese masculinity of the father is still built and consolidated through showing higher status over women in a family. In other words, Chinese masculinity of fatherhood is constructed in a contrast with women. Connell and Messerschmidt (2005) emphasized women are vital in many processes of constructing masculinities. It is said that patterns of masculinity are socially defined in contradistinction from…

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  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Case Study

    4. Analysis of Traditional Chinese Medicines (TCM) [26] The identification and quantification of components of traditional TCM by chromatographic analysis (HPLC) is one of the major challenge. As TCM is a complex matrices in which all the constituents plays specific role for the overall efficacy. So the analysis of all the constituents synchronously is necessary to quality control the TCM. So the new technique UPLC is used for the quality control of the TCM. 5. Multi-residue analysis of…

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  • Essay On Acupuncture

    There are several types of acupuncture for weight loss. The traditional Chinese method targets the spleen and liver to restore balance to various hormones. Two such hormones are leptin, which effects appetite, and Insulin, which regulates fat storage and metabolism. Another type of acupuncture for weight loss, which originated in Korea, utilizes points on the ear. This treatment, called “auricular acupuncture,” has been gaining popularity in recent years. According to Korean acupuncture…

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  • Derivative: The Phenomenon Of Historical And Cultural Heritage

    The Initial Value And Derivative: The Phenomenon Of Historical And Cultural Heritage Value Of The Derivative Generally speaking, people will not make it a valuable historical and cultural heritage of doubt, because those who have been included in the list of all levels and types of cultural heritage, have been consistent with some values. Such as UNESCO > there is no further elaboration. I believe that the so-called historical and cultural heritage of universal value, in fact, a universal…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Conventional Medicine

    For example, acupuncture is used for patients who undergo in-vitro fertilization. Studies also have shown that "acupuncture is effective in controlling postoperative nausea and vomiting and as well decrease anxiety before surgery" (Southpoint Clinic, 2015). Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) evolved many thousand of years ago in China. TCM practitioners use various treatments to treat or prevent health problems. In the U.S., Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is considered part of the…

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  • Why I Want To Be A Licensed Massage Therapist

    these synergies, but embrace the being as a whole, with a holistic approach. This is when I decided I wanted to become a Licensed Massage Therapist. My schooling at Morrisville State College was above and beyond what is required for an LMT in New York. From my first class, I knew that this is the type of work I belong in, my passion. A unique experience I was able to participate in was being a part of a cadaver lab class at Upstate Medical in Syracuse. This opportunity is something I will never…

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  • Eastern Medicine Vs Western Medicine

    Both Western and Eastern medicine are two totally different styles of medicine.Western medicine is when doctors and nurses use pills, radiation, and surgery to help cure their patient (“NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms.”). Western medicine main focus is to use different types of methods like surgery or radiation to help get rid of a person's illness. Eastern medicine is the total opposite of Western medicine. Eastern medicine uses natural herbs as medicines, and helps to improve the mind and body.…

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  • Laser Acupuncture In China

    Since it took root in the American mind during Richard Nixon’s visit to China in 1971, acupuncture has become one of the most well-known and widely used practitioner-based forms of alternative medicine in the United States. Though most commonly thought of as the insertion of needles into energy pathways in the body, acupuncture also includes electroacupuncture, laser acupuncture, acupressure, Shiatsu, auriculotherapy, and moxibustion (heat therapy), among others. (Ulett, Han, & Han, 1998)…

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  • Chinese Acupuncture

    HISHAM ALAMOUDI Chinese Acupuncture Introduction Acupuncture is a form of traditional alternative Chinese medicine. It is administered in form of needles inserted in the various acupuncture points in the human body. It mainly used by the Chinese people for pain relief (Abbate, 2004). Clinical practices on the use of Chinese acupuncture is common in various countries. System reviews and variety of researches have been carried on the Chinese traditional medicine. However, the results from the…

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