President Donald Trump shakes hands with Zhang Yuhua, a Falun Gong practitioner who survived persecution in China, at the White House on July 17, 2019. (Screenshot/The White House)
BY CATHY HE, EPOCH TIMES
July 17, 2019 Updated: July 18, 2019
WASHINGTON—A practitioner of the spiritual discipline Falun Gong who was persecuted in China for her faith was among 27 survivors of religious persecution who met with President Donald Trump at the White House on July 17.
Yuhua Zhang, 59, was repeatedly imprisoned and suffered torture in China for a combined period of 7 1/2 years for refusing to renounce her faith before escaping to the United States in 2015.… READ MORE...
Dr Jingduan Yang is a neurologist, psychiatrist, and expert Chinese medicine and integrative medicine. (Courtesy of Dr. Yang)
Insights gained from practicing Chinese medicine, neurology, and psychiatry
BY JINGDUAN YANG
January 18, 2019 Updated: January 18, 2019
The U.S. health care system is in crisis, with Americans at the bottom of 18 developed countries in health rankings. Unless we start conversations about the health and well-being of our country, we will never find a solution. That’s the goal of the column “ Health Talk of America.”
Family Tradition of Chinese Medicine
I was born in Hefei, the capital city of China’s Anhui province, into a family tradition of Chinese medicine.… READ MORE...
PERSECUTION OF FALUN GONG
An Unprecedented Crime: State-Directed Mass Killing of Prisoners of Conscience in China for Their Organs
BY OMID GHOREISHI, EPOCH TIMES
March 1, 2019 Updated: March 1, 2019
Editor’s note: The Epoch Times is publishing a number of articles on torture and abuse meted out against innocent prisoners of conscience in China.
A bill to curb international organ trafficking has received unanimous support from a parliamentary committee in Canada.
Parliamentarians on the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development passed bill S-240 with amendments on Feb. 27. It will now go before MPs for final reading in the House of Commons.
It was 13 years ago, in 2006, that The Epoch Times first broke the news of systematic organ harvesting by Chinese authorities from Falun Gong prisoners of conscience.… READ MORE...
Doctors are quick to discount the concerns of older patients, or even dismiss their health issues due to hidden biases about the value of older people. (wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock)
Many doctors see elderly patients as a waste of time and effort, a mentality born of hidden biases
BY JUDITH GRAHAM, KAISER HEALTH NEWS
June 20, 2019 Updated: June 20, 2019
Society gives short shrift to older age. This distinct phase of life doesn’t get the same attention that’s devoted to childhood. And the special characteristics of people in their 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond are poorly understood.
Medicine reflects this narrow-mindedness.… READ MORE...