It’s coming up to cold and flu season again as we dive deeper into autumn, and our soon-to-be northwest winter. In conventional western medicine, infectious diseases, including the common cold and flu, are understood to be caused by bacteria or viruses. However, when Chinese medicine was founded over 4000 years ago, there was no known…

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What Are the Parts of the Shoulder? The shoulder joint is made up of bones held in place by muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Tendons are tough cords of tissue that hold the shoulder muscles to bones. They help the muscles move the shoulder. Ligaments hold the three shoulder bones to each other and help make…

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