Washington Afro American, News Feature, Valencia Mohammed, Posted: Sep 14, 2007
Editor's note: Valencia Mohammed has been on the health beat for years at the Afro in Washington, D.C., particularly monitoring alternative therapies.
More and more African Americans are seeking alternative means of maintaining healthy lifestyles and combating diseases. One such alternative is acupuncture and acupressure.
Kokayi Patterson, an acupuncture specialist began his career over two decades ago after recovering from his short bout with drug addiction.