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Acupuncture and colon cancer

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States with about 60,000 deaths from it every year. Like all cancer, treatment can be long, uncomfortable and come with many side effects. Those getting chemotherapy may experience nausea, vomiting, postoperative pain, cancer related pain, insomnia and anxiety. The chronic pain can significantly impact quality of life. Most patients

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: Where Acupuncture Picks the Brain

 

These brain maps show where different acupuncture points activate the brain.  Pictures and text from New Scientist magazine (www.newscientist.com ) April 11, 2012

Where Acupuncture Picks the Brain

Caroline Morley, online picture researcher

(Images: Huang and colleagues, PLoS)

Originating in ancient China, acupuncture has been used for 2500 years. Traditional Chinese medicine holds that disease is caused by

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