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Military pokes holes in Acupuncture Skeptics’ Theory February 2012

Wasserman is the top doctor for the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Campbell, Ky. To her own surprise, she’s also now the unit’s physician trained to do acupuncture. “I actually had a demonstration of acupuncture on me, and I’m not a spring chicken,” she says, “and it didn’t make me 16 again, but it certainly did make me feel better than I had, so I figured, hey … let’s give it a shot with our soldiers here.” In recent years, military doctors have turned to acupuncture in special pain clinics and for troops in battle zones. Last year, the Army surgeon general began making the alternative treatments more widely available. Click to read more. Western Scientists Look to Chinese Medicine for Fresh Leads published Jan. 18, 2014 profit is to further educate the practitioners and public about how well Chinese Medicine works. Although some patients have seen several practitioners, they need to make sure to look for someone with the right education, training and continuing their education in western and eastern medicine to get the knowledge of recent studies and breakthroughs. Click to read the full article here.