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Acupuncture Offered to Inmates to Treat Addiction

An article in the Daily Mail reported prisons in England offer acupuncture, massage and yoga to inmates in drug recovery wings. Prisoners addicted to drugs and alcohol now have holistic treatment options. Justice Secretary Ken Clarke created the therapeutic drug recovery wings in 2011 for prisoners with sentences ranging from three to 12 months. Staff […]

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Study Finds Acupuncture Can Treat Inflammatory Disease

A study conducted at Rutgers University found a connection between acupuncture and the physical processes that may treat sepsis, an infection with inflammation that causes 25,000 deaths each year in the United States. Sepsis often occurs in intensive care units at hospitals. The lead researcher, Luis Ulloa, noted, “in many cases patients don’t die because […]

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Olympic Freeskier Attributes Collapsed Lung to Dry Needling

Torin Yater-Wallace, an 18-year-old U.S. freeskier, recently competed in the Sochi Olympics in the event’s first ever men’s ski halfpipe. Though he made the U.S. team, it was a long road. In the beginning of December, Yater-Wallace suffered from a collapsed lung that sidelined him from competitions and led to a weeklong stay in the […]

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Oregon Court of Appeals Rules Chiropractors Cannot Practice Dry Needling With Limited Training

Another win for licensed acupuncturists! The Oregon Court of Appeals recently overturned the May 2011 decision by the Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners (OBCE) that allowed chiropractors in the state to perform dry needling with a mere 16 hours of training. The Oregon Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (OAAOM) filed a Petition for Judicial […]

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Beat the Winter Blues!

As the days get shorter and grayer, many people experience the blues. However, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can make the symptoms even more extreme. In the majority of cases, individuals suffering from SAD feel hopeless, anxious, depressed, lethargic, and may gain weight or withdraw socially, in the fall and winter months. Reduced sunlight can throw […]

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