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China is set to promote traditional Chinese medicine’s culture and skills in primary and middle schools to help boost and preserve the ancient medical science, the country’s top TCM chief said.
A white paper released by the State Council Information Office on Tuesday outlines China’s efforts to promote international exchanges and cooperation in traditional Chinese medicine. The paper, Traditional Chinese Medicine in China, said TCM has spread to 183 countries and regions.
Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps led American swimmers to a gold medal in the 4×100-meter relay, but what grabbed media attention and led to stories and photos around the globe were the purple and red circles on his back.
Rising American interest in traditional Chinese medicine could open up a new market for US farmers producing the herbs and flowers used by practitioners.
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) originated in ancient China and has evolved over thousands of years. TCM practitioners utilize herbal medicines and various mind and body practices, such as acupuncture and tai chi, to treat or prevent health problems, according to the National Institutes of Health.
The Golden Week is becoming a time to celebrate New China’s founding – by traveling abroad, largely to shop. Yang Feiyue reports.
Health officials seeking to curb the country’s fast increasing cancer rate are implementing a three-year nationwide plan that expands cancer screening, registration and prevention while reducing smoking.