Upcoming Events and Info

Free Talk–March 5

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Dr. Wong will be giving a free talk at Ann Arbor Community Acupuncture on March 5, 2:30-3:30pm. This is the second part of her series on healthy eating. She will be speaking on toxins and chemicals in foods. She’ll answer questions on what do certain terms mean, what chemicals are we regularly exposed to in […]

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Weight Loss and Food Choices

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Over the last century, we’ve seen experts promote vastly different types of diets for health. The USDA has issued dietary guidelines for over 100 years. From the 1900s to 1940s, they established food groups based on protein, carbohydrates, and fats, and recommended a diet primarily based on carbohydrates. From the 1940s to 1970s, many essential […]

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The Physiology of Weight Gain

weight gain physiology schematic

Managing weight in the body is like orchestrating a complicated symphony that takes on a life of its own. The conductor could be likened to the hypothalamus, the brain’s thermostat for temperature, energy expenditure and energy storage. It signals which instruments to play at certain times and amplitudes. These instruments are the glands and hormones […]

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Obesity’s Impact on Health and Society

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It’s no secret that putting on extra pounds has more profound consequences than not fitting into your favorite jeans or looking fit in a bikini. As we covered last month, over two-thirds of the nation is overweight, and over one-third of children and adolescents are overweight or obese. Though it’s not clear exactly how added […]

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Weight Loss Introduction

Learn how to eat for optimal health.

Summer is almost over. Dreams of fitting into that summer dress or those jeans are starting to be a far-off memory. Losing weight was supposed to help with your back, hip, and knee pain. It was supposed to take the burden off your cardiovascular system and your renal system, and lower your blood pressure, your […]

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AACA just became a POCA clinic! POCA $10 Special

Become a POCA member and receive $10 treatments for July and August!

The People’s Organization for Community Acupuncture (POCA) is a multi-stakeholder cooperative of community acupuncture clinics, acupuncturists, and patients all across North America. POCA’s mission is to make acupuncture accessible to people of different backgrounds in order to make social change in healthcare. Part of its vision is to build long-term stable services based on fair […]

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$10 Acupuncture Treatments for Community Volunteers

All through June, community volunteers can get acupuncture treatments for just $10.

Do you volunteer at your church, at the library, at the nursing home, or anywhere else in the community? Everyone deserves some recognition now and then. We’d like to recognize the important work you do for our community this month by offering all community volunteers $10 treatments during the month of June. Come in and […]

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May 2 Free Acupuncture

Free Acupuncture at Open House

We’re doing it again. Come by May 2 from 10 am to 5 pm to our open house. We will be offering free acupuncture treatments, answering questions about acupuncture, community acupuncture, and having a generally good time. There will be tea, coffee, and snacks. You might even be able to win some free treatments to […]

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$10 Community Acupuncture Treatments for Nurses

April 2015 monthly special

All through the month of April, nurses and medical support staff can get acupuncture treatments for $10. We want to recognize how hard these people work to serve our community. Nurses and medical support staff often have to be on call and work long and unusual hours. Many of these caregivers have fatigue, trouble sleeping, […]

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Free Acupuncture Offered at Grand Opening 3/21 & 3/22

Free Acupuncture at Open House

Have you heard a lot about acupuncture, but haven’t had a chance to actually try it? Come to Ann Arbor Community Acupuncture on Saturday, March 21, 2015 and/or Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 10am to 5pm to try it out for free! We are so happy to be open and serving Ann Arbor. What better […]

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