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Dave Mihalovic, Prevent Disease Waking Times   We don’t have to live in a medicated world, but we certainly choose to. The crux of the matter is that we refuse to proactively think about prevention because we reactively commit to treating

FDA proposes that doctors learn about acupuncture for pain management By MEGAN THIELKING @meggophone MAY 10, 2017 CHINA PHOTOS/GETTY IMAGES Chiropractors and acupuncturists who have lobbied for a bigger role in treating pain have won a preliminary endorsement from federal health officials. The Food and Drug Administration released proposed

5 Ways Acupuncture Can Fix Your Health Problems

If you’re struggling with one of the following ailments, you might consider going under the needle BY JEN MATLACK, PHOTOGRAPHY BY THINKSTOCK April 10, 2015 For weeks, Nathan Suver had a serious pain in the neck. It was a recurring problem,

Acupuncture Can Ease Wrist Pain of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

New York Times.  By NICHOLAS BAKALARMARCH 2, 2017 Acupuncture can relieve wrist pain, and researchers have tracked the brain and nervous system changes that may help explain why. Scientists randomized 80 people with mild or moderate carpal tunnel syndrome —

Kim Kardashian Gets Acupuncture Needles Stuck on Her Face for ‘Relaxing’ Session

The soon-to-be mom appears calm and relaxed while having 18 needles all over her face including neck and cheeks, writing, ‘Oh just relaxing.’ Kim Kardashian shared on her Instagram a picture of her face stuck with acupuncture needles on Sunday, March

Fergie Using Acupuncture to Get Through Pregnancy

By Katie Kindelan Mar 21, 2013 11:12am Fergie is known for her out-of-this world antics as a member of  “The Black Eyed Peas,” but when it comes to her impending motherhood, she’s taking the natural route. “I’ve been doing acupuncture, which really

Acupuncture Could Improve Function In People WIth Bell’s Palsy, Study Finds

By Kerry Grens New York (Reuters Health) – Patients with facial paralysis saw greater improvements in function after a more intensive form of acupuncture in a new study from China that compared the treatment to standard acupuncture. Researchers found that

Rodent of the Week: How acupuncture eases pain

June 4, 2010 |  1:00 pm Acupuncture seems so mysterious. How can sticking needles into the body cause physical changes, such as pain or nausea relief or an enhanced immune system? Researchers working on mice say they have a clue. They have identified

Acupuncture can calm anxious dental patients, study finds

March 29, 2010 |  4:01 pm If you’re the type who gets anxious about visiting the dentist, you might think the last thing you’d want would be a bunch of extra needles. Apparently, you’d be wrong. A small study being published in Tuesday’s edition of

Acupuncture in the delivery room remains a prickly research topic

April 28, 2010 |  5:12 pm Acupuncture has been practiced in labor and delivery rooms since the 1970s, but its efficacy has been hard to judge. Two studies released Wednesday provide more mixed results. The first report pooled data from 10 clinical trials in which