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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2012, Vol. 10 ›› Issue (5): 481-492.doi: 10.3736/jcim20120502

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The first acupuncture center in the United States: An interview with Dr. Yao Wu Lee, Washington Acupuncture Center

Fan Yin()   

  1. McLean Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, PLC. Vienna, VA 22182, USAMcLean Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, PLC. Vienna, VA 22182, USA
  • Received:2012-03-23 Accepted:2012-03-26 Online:2012-05-20 Published:2018-06-15
  • Contact: Fan Yin E-mail:ArthurFan@ChineseMedicineDoctor.US

Key words: acupuncture, United States, interviews as topic, history of medicine

Figure 1

Dr. Yao Wu Lee using an acupuncture point-detector to locate Yingxiang point on a young lady’s face on July 5, 1972 in New York. Provided by Yao Wu Lee."

Figure 2

Using electroacupuncture technique to treat a patient by Dr. Yao Wu Lee on December 28, 1972 in Washington, D.C. I Street clinic. Provided by Arthur Fan."

Figure 3

Dr. Yao Wu Lee treating a patient with acupuncture in Florida (2012). Providod by Arthur Fan."

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