Resources & Links

Videos On Acupuncture

Acupuncture: Ancient Medicine Goes Mainstream
Lisa Orlando CBS NEWS/60 minute editor produced this 12-minute segment which in her words,”documents the miracles acupuncture provides” an acupuncture patient, and takes the viewer into the treatment room to witness a session from intake to end. Includes commentary by Jeffery Yuen, acupuncture master teacher, who sheds light on how Chinese Medicine works and speaks about the many factors at play in any illness.

The Point of Acupuncture
Katie Couric interviews and Jill Blakeway, world renowned licensed acupuncture and author.  Introduction,  explanation and demonstration of an acupuncture treatment on Katie Couric.

Acupuncture now Available at Mayo Clinic!
Acupuncture is now practiced at the Mayo Clinic side by side with Western Medicine. Tony Chon, M.D, a physician in the Department of General Internal Medicine briefly speaks about how acupuncture is used to reduce stress and promote balance and harmony.

Articles on Acupuncture

Wall Street Journal – Acupuncture, Decoding an ancient therapy High-Tech Tools Show How Acupuncture Works in Treating Arthritis, Back Pain, Other conditions

13 Ways acupuncture can change your life in 2013

Acupuncture Used in the U.S. Military

New MRI Study: Acupuncture Benefits Vision

Ice Age Acupuncture

Treating High Blood Pressure with Acupuncture

Acupuncture helps seasonal allergy suffers, study finds

Acupuncture Effectively Treats Stress – New Hormone Research

Acupuncture Organizations

Acupuncturists Without Borders
Formed in September 2005 in the immediate aftermath of Hurricanes Rita and Katrina, Acupuncturists Without Borders (AWB) provides immediate disaster relief and recovery to communities that are in crisis resulting from disaster or human conflict. AWB is committed to creating alliances with local community based organizations and treating all who have been affected – survivors, first responders, emergency personnel and other care providers.  Most recently set up Super storm Sandy Free Acupuncture Clinics in New York and New Jersey.

Portland, Maine Veteran’s Acupuncture Clinic
Open to all military veterans, payment by donation.  Sponsored by Acupuncturists Without Borders Military Stress Recovery (Veterans) Project.

NIH – National Institute of Health Acupuncture Link
Primary funder of acupuncture research in this country. Far and above, the bulk of their research funding is devoted to acupuncture.

Local Maine Resources

Portland Food Co-op
Bulk Purchasing Online – Pickup Onsite, Support Locally Produced Food, Run and Owned by Members

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Includes locations of all the Farmer’s Markets in Maine


Dr. Fuhrman offers advanced nutritional advice based on sound scientific research

Questions about Wheat?  This video with William Davis Cardiologist, M.D. provides full exposure on the effects of modern wheat on health & disease. It is not just about gluten free.

Dr. William Davis, M.D. website

Acupuncture Books and Supplies

Redwing Books – Books on Acupuncture, health and wellness



Also see my biography for a few more resources.