Posts tagged "acupuncture"

Oh You Fancy, Huh? Fish Are Now Receiving Acupuncture Before Becoming Your Sushi

After reading about Katy Perry, Neil Patrick-Harris and David Burtka's recent sushi meal at Park Restaurant in Montreal, I remain more fascinated by their fare than by the fact that Katy hangs with NPH and David. Why? Because their sushi was acupuncture-treated before it became their dinner.
By: Katie Oldenburg / July 16, 2014

Girl Talk: What Taking Good Care Of Yourself Really Means

"What time do you go to bed?" the acupuncturist asked while monitoring my pulse. "Like, midnight?" I said. "And what time do you wake up?" she asked, examining my tongue. "Um, 6:30," I said, proudly. I've always thought of excessive sleeping as a sign of weakness. Just for myself, not for others. It's too…
By: Ami Angelowicz / January 9, 2014

Worst Nightmare: Woman Gets Locked In Acupuncture Clinic Mid-Treatment, Has To Pull Needles Out Of Herself

Listen, as a scatterbrained creative type with unmedicated ADD, I'm never going to get down on anyone for being absentminded. But, like, if you're an acupuncturist, you might want to set a timer or something after you fill a patient with needles, because if you don't, you might forget about them, go home for the…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 26, 2013

The Daily Squeeze: Male Breast Cancer, Acupuncture, And French Men

Men represent 1 percent of breast cancer cases, and a new study found that male mammograms and sonograms can be useful in making diagnoses. About 450 men in the U.S. die from breast cancer each year, according to the National Institutes of Health. [LiveScience] "Ugly Betty" actor Mark Indelicato (he plays Betty's nephew…
By: Catherine Strawn / December 2, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Playing Dead, Pain Control, Puppies, And Pills

Male spiders who play dead double their chances of getting lucky, according to a study in Behavioral Ecology. The spiders studied all tried attracting partners by offering food held in their mouths, but the ones who laid flat and motionless were in a better position for sex, literally. This is the first time researchers have…
By: Catherine Strawn / February 27, 2008