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How Medicine Is Practiced at One Hospital in China
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How Medicine Is Practiced at One Hospital in China

This is the story of a young doctor and his  experiences at a Chinese hospital. (Image: via  pixabay /  CC0 1.0)Physicians are a well-respected group; however, your views regarding this may change after you read the experiences of one young doctor in China. The oncology department of a hospital in Shandong Province hired a recent graduate from Tianjin Medical University. During…

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China’s Ponzi Real Estate Market
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China’s Ponzi Real Estate Market

China’s real estate market is akin to a Ponzi scheme with the government acting as the dealer, referee, and big player. The market is entirely propped up by loans.

From a market point of view, Chinese real estate has no …

Houyi and Chang’e – the Goddess of the Moon
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Houyi and Chang’e – the Goddess of the Moon

Chang Er, goddess of the moon. (Image:  Ziyou Huang/Epoch Times )Legends are like the shifting sands of a desert—forever changing, hard to grasp. This legend is no different, and there are many versions. The Jade Emperor, ruler of Heaven, had ten unruly sons. One day, they transformed themselves into ten…

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Five Flavorings to Keep You Young and Healthy Looking
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Five Flavorings to Keep You Young and Healthy Looking

Ginger increases circulation, thins the blood, and is an anti-inflammatory. (Image:  wikimedia  /  CC0 1.0)There are many ways to look young and to stay healthy. Natural flavorings not only enhance your meals, they are also the basis of many traditional Chinese medicines that are anti-aging remedies. Ginger Ginger increases circulation, thins the blood, and is…

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The Legend of Cnidium, or Snake’s Bed Seeds
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The Legend of Cnidium, or Snake’s Bed Seeds

The cnidium herb grows throughout China. and its seeds are used in traditional Chinese medicine for skin ailments and as a natural libido booster. (Image: Kurt Stüber   via   wikimedia  /  CC BY-SA 3.0)The cnidium herb grows throughout China, and its seeds are used in traditional Chinese medicine for skin ailments and as a natural libido booster. It is known in China as she chuang zi, which translates into snake’s bed seed. Cnidium…

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