January 2017 Events

Posted January 05, 2017 by Carmen Bailey, Administrative Coordinator & filed under News & Events

Monday, January 16, 2017: Meditation Day at AMC at 11:00am and 8:00pm in each classroom. Join us for Mediation Day on Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a sign of unity and to represent values of peace, justice and love. … Read More

Pack the Pantry Food Drive 2016

Posted November 06, 2016 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under News & Events, Uncategorized

AMC is participating in the Miami Rescue Mission's “Pack the Pantry Food Drive”. … Read More

Increasing demand of Acupuncture in America

Posted June 11, 2015 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture, News & Events

According to the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) in 2007, over 14 million US citizens used or have tried acupuncture. That is a significant increase from the previous survey conducted in 2002 that showed only 8.19 million acupuncture patients in the US. … Read More

Preparing For Health Care Reform

Patient demand for care from safety-net providers (such as community health centers and public hospitals) in Massachusetts has increased, even though the number of patients with health insurance also increased following the state’s passage of health care reform, according to a report in JAMA’s Archives of Internal Medicine. … Read More

Stress and the Sexes

Posted March 23, 2010 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under News & Events, stress, Stress and the Sexes

Stress can contribute to the development of numerous chronic diseases, including depression, anxiety, autoimmune disorders, cardiovascular disease, and aging disorders. Women and men’s brains handle stress differently; altering the way each gender may experience these diseases, according to new research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, researchers looked at the brain activity of healthy men and women while they viewed stressful images. Women underwent the scanning twice, once during the beginning of the menstrual cycle and once during ovulation, and their results were then compared to the men’s results. Brain activity in response to stress was similar in men and women at the beginning of the women’s menstrual cycle. However, the response to stress was much higher in men than women during ovulation. “We found that women have a natural hormonal capacity to regulate the stress response in the brain that differs from men,” says lead study author Jill Goldstein, PhD. “Diseases that are affected by stress often present differently in men and women,” says Goldstein. “Understanding gender differences in stress regulation can provide clues to understanding the nature of these chronic health disorders and can provide the basis for sex-specific treatments for these diseases.” Stress symptoms may include: • Concentration difficulties. • Moodiness. • Irritability. • Generalized aches and pains. • Fatigue. Acupuncture & Massage College’s Community Clinic offers acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and massage for stress management as well as a wide range of health conditions. To schedule an appointment call (305) 595-9500. For information about AMC’s Oriental Medicine and Massage Therapy programs ask for Joe Calareso, Admissions Director. … Read More

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Usage Increasing

Posted August 21, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Health & Fitness, News & Events

According to statistics released in July 2009 from a nationwide government survey, U.S. adults spent $33.9 billion out-of-pocket over the previous 12 months on visits to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioners and purchases of CAM products, classes and materials. … Read More

CDC Report on Nation’s Health Highlights Adults Aged 18-29

Health United States: 2008, the 32nd annual edition of the report prepared by CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, indicates young adults in the United States aged 18-29 face a number of health challenges, including increases in obesity, high injury rates and lack of insurance coverage when compared to older adults. … Read More

Daylight Saving Time Clock-Shifts Affect Risk Of Heart Attack

Posted November 13, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under News & Events

Adjusting the clocks to summer time on the last Sunday in March increases the risk of myocardial infarction in the following week. In return, putting the clocks back in the fall reduces the risk, although to a lesser extent, according to a new Swedish study. … Read More

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