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Health & Nutrition - - HEALTH FLASH -

Sev­eral stud­ies have found that acupunc­ture can help peo­ple with Chronic Ob­struc­tive Pul­monary Dis­ease (COPD). No­tably, a well de­signed Ja­panese study in the Ar­chives of In­ter­nal Medicine found that 12 weekly ses­sions re­duced short­ness of breath and im­proved ex­er­cise tol­er­ance and qual­ity of life bet­ter than sham acupunc­ture; both groups re­ceived stan­dard med­i­cal care for COPD.

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