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2008-12-19 11:08:18

Medical acupuncture, which is acupuncture performed by a licensed physician trained at a conventional medical school, is being used increasingly for pain control. Richard Niemtzow, MD, PhD, MPH, Editor-in-Chief of Medical Acupuncture, a peer-reviewed journal (www.liebertpub.com/acu) and the official journal of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, is at the forefront of these efforts in the military.The technique developed by Dr. Niemtzow has been so successful that the Air Force will...

2008-12-18 10:55:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical acupuncture, which is acupuncture performed by a licensed physician trained at a conventional medical school, is being used increasingly for pain control.

2008-10-01 18:00:10

By JEFF BRUMLEY PART 4OTHER OPTIONS Fighting breast cancer - or any cancer, for that matter - is about employing the best weapons modern medicine has to offer.

2008-09-25 00:00:12

V eterinary science has made great advances in the diagnosis and treatment of lameness and back pain in horses, and there is increasing evidence supporting the use of the ancient art of acupuncture alongside conventional western medicine.

2008-09-15 12:00:09

By Michelle Dynes Types of complementary and alternative medicineNaturopathic medicine - Naturopathy supports the body's ability to heal through diet and lifestyle changes. Traditional Chinese medicine - Practitioners believe that disease is the result of disruptions and imbalances.

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.

2008-08-09 03:00:09

By Spira, Alan ABSTRACT Acupuncture is a form of medical care that originated in China; it has evolved and progressed over thousands of years to become one of the most commonly used forms of health care throughout the world.

2008-07-22 00:00:15

With regard to the article "Doctors warn: Licence to heal is only natural" (July 8), there is no doubt that every measure possible should be taken to ensure patients being treated by complementary therapies are not injured or conned.

2008-06-24 09:01:45

By DOMINIC LAWSON It's hard to grade nonsense on a scale, but of all forms of medical quackery, psychic surgery must be judged one of the least scrupulous.

2008-06-16 15:00:07

By KAWANZA NEWSON Connie Ferentz first noticed the pain and numbness in her toes shortly after ending chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer last December. It didn't bother her much during the day, although the pain began to wake her at night.


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