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2010-02-17 13:35:00

Researchers say an extensive review of past studies has found that acupuncture may be helpful in alleviating menstrual cramps, which affects up to half of all young women.

2008-12-22 17:01:17

The U.S military is adding acupuncture to its repertoire for relieving chronic pain, said Pacific College of Oriental Medicine officials. In fact, the Air Force will add a class in battlefield acupuncture beginning next year for physicians being deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, the college said Monday in a news release. Acupuncture can relieve a range of pain, including sharp chronic pain, for days at a time, Pacific College said. Physicians will learn auricular acupuncture -- or acupuncture...

2008-08-11 03:00:15

By Olson, Scott A new law that went into effect July 1 says patients no longer need a physician referral before receiving acupuncture treatments. The upshot for a profession that only became legal in the state within the past 10 years is that acupuncturists should benefit from a boost in business.

2008-07-11 15:00:39

STUDENTS WILL soon be able to gain a Bachelor of Health Science in acupuncture - which meets internationally recognised qualification standards - when the New Zealand School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine commences its four-year degree course in February 2009 at its Wellington and Auckland campuses.


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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