Archive for April 2009

A Proposal to Perform Scientific/Medical Analysis of Qigong

Anyone who knows something about Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) or Chinese internal martial arts (e.g., Taijiquan, which is the most well-known Chinese internal martial art) would invariably have heard of the word Qigong (or loosely speaking, the cultivation or manipulation of air or life force through work or exercise). TCM is based on the theory […]

One of the World’s Best Geriatric Centers

A surprise awaited me when recently I and others were given a tour of the Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care (YHC) while attending a conference in Toronto, Canada.  Completely unexpected, I was actually touring one of the world’s best geriatric centers, and witnessing an example of the power of one. The life expectancy of […]