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August 26, 2004

Acupuncture Pill, Aromatherapy May Soften Pain Memories

"A Singapore government-backed biotechnology firm says it is on track to developing an acupuncture pill, claiming to have put the traditional Asian method of using needles to address various physical ailments into a tiny capsule."

A small study suggests the scent of essential oils may not dull the body's physical response to pain, but it may make a person's memory of the pain better.

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August 22, 2004

Acupuncture for Pain and for Drug Addiction

"Pain relief can happen so fast some patients feel better by the time the treatment ends."

"A Chinese hospital is planning to treat hard-core drug addicts with a form of acupuncture that doctors say can cure them of their urge to use narcotics."

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August 6, 2004

Maggots Clean Wounds, Man Claims Yoga Treats MS

Maggots can clean out wounds that just won't heal, and wound-care clinics around the country are giving them a try.

A man declares Hatha yoga treats Multiple Sclerosis.

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