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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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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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Extreme Differences in Training for Those Offering Florida Acupuncture

While the majority of states in the U.S. require the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) exam or NCCAOM certification as a prerequisite for a license to practice acupuncture, states have their own requirements for licensure as well. The Florida Board of Acupuncture is an excellent example of a regulatory agency that […]

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