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Research shows benefits of acupuncture

September 23, 2008 8:19:27 AM PDT
New research suggests acupuncture is as good or better than modern medicine in helping to cope with the side effects of breast cancer treatment.Life-saving treatments for breast cancer cause women to experience hot flashes, insomnia and night sweats, but researchers say acupuncture, which has been around for thousands of years, may help ease some of these side effects.

One study found acupuncture was just as effective as drug therapy.

 

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