Wall Street Journal Warms to Acupuncture
The famously conservative Wall Street Journal published a very nice article on acupuncture, which fronted their Personal Journal section. It's called, "Finding Science in an Ancient Therapy" by Melinda Beck, and you can find it at their website. Although it it strives to balance skepticism with enthusiasm - with one balancing the other out, the net effect of the informatiojn is quite positive. It includes several nice MRI images of the brain before and after acupuncture therapy. It is quite satisfying to learn that the US military actually uses acupuncturists in their hospitals. We regularly see veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder at our clinic and am pleased that this can be available to those still in active service.
Here is a very colorful graphic from the front page: