All posts by: MaryFatimah Weening, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac.

About MaryFatimah Weening, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac.
MaryFatimah has practiced acupuncture for over 10 years, and is licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine, and nationally board-certified by the NCCAOM. She holds a B.A. from Smith College, and a Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Maryland University of Integrative Health.

November Health News

by in Acupuncture October 16, 2011

This is useful information on incorporating Acupuncture and other wellness modalities into your flex spending account, from Whole Living Magazine (http://wholeliving.com): “November is open enrollment season, when many employers invite staffers to pick a health plan and decide how much of next year’s salary they’ll set aside-tax free-to cover eligible medical expenses.  Think big this […]

Why Local Matters

by in Acupuncture May 25, 2011

This recent interview with Krista Tippett and chef Dan Barber is inspirational, educational, and humorous… My favorite part of the interview is Dan’s explanation of how a plant’s physiology actually changes (i.e. tastes better, and is likely more nutrient dense) when it is grown sustainably and locally – particularly plants indigenous to us in the […]

What is Wellness?

by in Acupuncture May 5, 2011

Recently, there has been a shift in thinking around health and healthcare. Suddenly, it seems, the focus is on wellness; a word that has already become commonplace in conversation, it implies active patient engagement and less reliance on late-stage interventions. Wellness medicine is not only preventive medicine, although this is indeed a part, it is […]

Walcott’s Love Poem

by in Acupuncture March 14, 2011

http://being.publicradio.org/programs/2011/opening-to-our-lives/poem_walcott-loveafterlove.shtml#loveafterlove Take a moment to listen to Jon Kabat-Zinn as he recites “Love after Love”, a poem by Derek Walcott. Jon Kabat-Zinn is an author and founding director of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.