News, Articles & Books

Dragon Rises College News & Articles

Books by Leon Hammer, M.D.

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Leon I. Hammer, MD and Hamilton Rotte
New York: Thieme
2013

Handbook of Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis

Edited by Leon Hammer, M.D. and Karen Bilton
Seattle: Eastland Press
2012

Dragon Rises, Red Bird Flies Psychology & Chinese Medicine – Revised Edition

Seattle: Eastland Press
2010

The Patient-Practitioner Relationship in Acupuncture

New York: Thieme
2009

Chinese Pulse Diagnosis: A Contemporary Approach – Revised Edition

Seattle: Eastland Press
2005

Articles by Leon Hammer, M.D.

Phlegm Misting-Disturbing the Orifices and Mitral Valve Prolapse

European Journal of Oriental Medicine
Spring 2013 Vol 7.3

Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis: A Modern Interpretation of an Ancient and Traditional Method

Karen Bilton, Leon Hammer, Chris Zaslawski
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies
Spring 2013

Wang Shu-he Revisited

Chinese Medicine Times
Vol. 6, Issue 3
Winter 2011

The Relationship of the Kidney and Heart in Chinese Medicine – Part One

Chinese Medicine Times
Vol. 6, Issue 3
Winter 2011

Homesickness

FSOMA Online Journal
Summer 2011

Science East and West

Medical Acupuncture
Vol. 22, No. 2
2010

Ecology in Chinese Medicine, Part Two

Chinese Medicine Times
Vol. 5, Issue 3
Winter 2010

Phlegm Misting-Disturbing the Orifices and Mitral Valve Prolapse

European Journal of Oriental Medicine
Spring 2013 Vol 7.3

Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis: A Modern Interpretation of an Ancient and Traditional Method

Karen Bilton, Leon Hammer, Chris Zaslawski
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies
Spring 2013

Wang Shu-he Revisited

Chinese Medicine Times
Vol. 6, Issue 3
Winter 2011

The Relationship of the Kidney and Heart in Chinese Medicine – Part One

Chinese Medicine Times
Vol. 6, Issue 3
Winter 2011

Homesickness

FSOMA Online Journal
Summer 2011

Science East and West

Medical Acupuncture
Vol. 22, No. 2
2010

Ecology in Chinese Medicine, Part Two

Chinese Medicine Times
Vol. 5, Issue 3
Winter 2010

Ecology in Chinese Medicine, Part One

Chinese Medicine Times
Vol. 5, Issue 2
Summer 2010

The Liver in Chinese Medicine

Medical Acupuncture
Vol. 21, No. 3: 173-178
September 2009

A Discussion of Wang Shu He Pulse Classic – Part Two

Chinese Medical Times
Vol. 4, Issue 2
Summer 2009

A Discussion of Wang Shu He Pulse Classic – Part One

Chinese Medical Times
Vol. 4, Issue 1
Spring 2009

Integrative Medicine: The Lamb and the Lion

Acupuncture Today
Vol. 11, Issue 4
April 2009

The Pulse, the Electronic Age and Radiation: Early Detection

The American Acupuncturist
Vol. 47
Spring 2009

Chinese Medicine at the Crossroads

Acupuncture Today
Vol. 09, Issue 06
June 2008

The Pulse & The Individual

The American Acupuncturist
Vol. 43
Spring 2008

Awareness in Chinese Medicine

The American Acupuncturist
Vol. 41
Fall 2007

The Concept of “Blocks”; Structure

The American Acupuncturist
Vol. 38
Winter 2006
Used with permission from the American Acupuncturist, www.aaom.org

Removing The Block

TCM World
Fall 2004

On the Matter of the Pulse

TCM World
Vol. 6, No. 2
Summer 2004

Role of Chinese Medicine in the United States

Chinese Studies Forum
Vol. IV
Florida China Linkage Institute
2003

Trauma and Shock in Chinese Medicine, Part 1

Traditional Chinese Medicine World
Vol. 5, No. 3
2003

Trauma and Shock in Chinese Medicine, Part 2

TCM World
Vol. 5, No. 4
Winter 2003

Inflammation in Atherosclerosis

Medical Acupuncture
Vol. 15, No. 2
2003

Response to Rebuttal by Leon Hammer, Rebuttal by Z’ev Rosenberg

Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
2003

Tradition and Revision

Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Vol. 3, No. 1
2002

The Paradox of the Unity and Duality of the Kidneys According to Chinese Medicine

American Journal of Acupuncture
Vol. 27, No. 3 & 4
1999

The Power of Respect

published in Voices

Dueling Needles: Reflections on the Politics of Medical Models

American Journal of Acupuncture
Vol. 19, No. 3
1991

The Chinese Medical Model in Thyroid Disease

American Journal of Acupuncture
Vol. 10, No. 1
January-March 1982

The Extraordinary Acupuncture Meridians: Homeostatic Vessels

The American Journal of Acupuncture
Vol. 8, No. 2
June 1980

Integrated Acupuncture Therapy For Body and Mind

American Journal of Acupuncture
Vol. 8 No. 2
1980

Psychotherapy and Growth

Contemporary Psychoanalysis
Vol. 10, No. 3
1974

The Unity of Medicine

The Contemporary Oriental Medicine Foundation
http://comfoundation.org/unityofmedicine.html
by Dr. Leon Hammer
Originally appeared 06 December, 2015

Additional Articles

Acupuncture 101, A Student View

by graduating seniors of Dragon Rises College
Natural Awakenings magazine
Fall 2008