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Air Quality Data

Last week I discovered and downloaded an app for my iPad called China Air Pollution Index. This app tells users what the air quality is in major Chinese cities. For Beijing and cities with U.S. consulate offices it provides the … Continue reading

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Jinan Central Hospital

I accompanied a colleague and a translator to Jinan Central Hospital. I had braced myself for squalor and chaos since that’s what I found at Shandong Provincial Hospital the one hair-raising time I went there. This colleague had gotten a … Continue reading

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Traditional Chinese Medicine – A final question answered

A lot of Westerners see Chinese Medicine and alternative therapies from ancients as better based on whimsy and caprice more than anything else. This post offers a different view, written by someone who lives here and knows the culture well. We … Continue reading

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