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There’s More than One Way to Ease Arthritis Pain

Osteoarthritis (OA) is considered by many women to be a normal part of aging, and many women feel its effects, such as creaky knees, sore hips, and throbbing fingers, after age 50. Unfortunately, you cannot stop OA once it begins, but you can take measures to slow its progression and

Newsbriefs: Heart Failure; Acupuncture Treatments; Sleep Apnea

Only One in 10 Are Referred for Cardiac Rehab After Treatment for Heart Failure
A UCLA-led study found that just 10 percent of more than 105,000 heart-failure patients entered a cardiac rehabilitation program after being hospi-talized, despite evidence that rehab improves quality of life and reduces the like-lihood of future hospitalizations.

Ask the Doctor: Acupuncture For Hypertension

Q. I have heard that acupuncture can be used to reduce high blood pressure. Is there any research to support this claim?

A. You probably heard about a small study published in September 2015 in Medical Acupuncture, which suggests—but did not prove conclusively—that acupuncture might be used to benefit people with

How Does Acupuncture Work?

How Does Acupuncture Work?

Chronic pain without the hope for relief is a reality for too many people. Sadly, the shocking truth is 46% of the people suffering from chronic pain never obtain adequate pain relief from conventional medicine therapies such as pharmaceutical pain pills or injection therapy.[1] So where do you turn? Fortunately,

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