August 10, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Excess Sugar and the Inflammatory Process

I would like to talk more on our topic of inflammation, and specifically the role excess sugar can have on […]
April 20, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Some Reflections on Anti-Inflammatory Medicines

Our discussion of the immune system should include anti-inflammatory medicines.  When fevered or inflamed in a routine sort of way […]
April 13, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Managing Inflammation

We are on our Inflammation series and in the next few weeks we will be exploring approaches to managing inflammation, […]
March 16, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Memory Cells are the Key to Lifelong Immunity

Last week we talked about the genius of the immune system, specifically “acquired immunity,” which is the ability of certain […]
March 9, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Innate vs. Acquired or Adaptive Immunity

We’ve talked so far, in this series, about aspects of the immune system in a category called “Innate immunity.”  These […]
March 2, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

What You May Not Know About A Baby’s Immune System

We are not born with a fully formed immune system. A baby’s immune system takes about six months to develop. […]