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Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Continue to Grow in Popularity Due to Focus on Natural Health

Public Awareness and Acceptance Leading Factors.

Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 20, 2009 -– Increased demand for experts in the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine has burgeoned due to a growing public demand for natural healing products and holistic medicine.

“Growing interest in natural health and longevity has raised public awareness of holistic medicine,Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), herbal medical remedies and other forms of alternative therapies,” says Dr. John Yang, Dean of Faculty and Clinic Director at PCU College of Holistic Medicine.

Yang says it is becoming more common for Western Medicine practitioners to refer patients to holistic medicine clinics to enhance the healing process. Meanwhile, it is becoming more common for public and private health plans to cover the costs of TCM and Acupuncture, recognizing these treatments as an essential part of health, wellness and recovery.

In particular, people living with chronic conditions are looking for natural cures to restore their wellness, according to Yang. Hey says TCM can be both economical and practical for those seeking alternative medical treatment.

PCU College offers programs in Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Spa Therapy, and Chinese Massage. For more information, please visit

About PCU College of Holistic Medicine:
PCU College of Holistic Medicine ( specializes in teaching Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and alternative health care treatments in Greater Vancouver and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Since opening in 2002, PCU College has become one of the leading TCM training and clinical institutions in Canada and has built a diverse, multi-cultural faculty from around the world. The college is also home to PCU College Holistic Healing Centre, an on-site training clinic and herbal apothecary that is open to the public.

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