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What Is Acupuncture And How Does It Work? - YouTube

Gillian Marsollier answers the question, "What Is Acupuncture And How Does It Work?" Be sure to like, share, and subscribe to The Balance Channel!
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Provide a comprehensive account of the procedures involved in treating or preventing your health circumstance.

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Watch Health & Medicine Documentaries online with - Page 7 of 7 Chockadoc.com

Watch Health & Medicine Documentaries online with - Page 7 of 7 Chockadoc.com | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
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What if Cannabis Cured Cancer? | Watch free documentary films | Chockadoc.com

What if Cannabis Cured Cancer? | Watch free documentary films | Chockadoc.com | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQyE-Shbzqc Could the chemicals found in marijuana prevent and even heal several deadly cancers? Discover the truth about th
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Fix Me

Fix Me | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
Horizon follows the emotional journey of three young people with currently untreatable conditions to see if within their lifetime, they can be cured....
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Acupuncture Ups Pregnancy Rates for Infertility IVF Patients

Acupuncture Ups Pregnancy Rates for Infertility IVF Patients | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
Acupuncture ups IVF fertility treatment success rates.

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Changes in characteristics of New Zealand Quitline callers between 2001 and 2005

Changes in characteristics of New Zealand Quitline callers between 2001 and 2005 | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
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Violet - can this link to health promotion that if a certain audience is targeted (behaviourl Change?  ) it can lead to positive results

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A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of acupuncture in smoking cessation, Drug and Alcohol Review, Informa Healthcare

A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of acupuncture in smoking cessation, Drug and Alcohol Review, Informa Healthcare | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
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violet: The odds of quitting were higher in comparisons between acupuncture and no acupuncture (OR 2.41, CI: 1.52 to 3.83) than between acupuncture and sham acupuncture (OR 1.16, CI: 0.90 to 1.49). Many of the included trials were small and had methodological shortcomings. Therefore, while acupuncture appears promising, there is insufficient evidence at this point, without further research, to recommend it as an effective form of therapy.

You can put this in your own words.  This basically says it may work but due to methodlogical problems and small sample sizes ............however NRT

Read More: http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09595239700186311

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
Latest news from New Zealand and around the World. The NZ Herald provides multimedia news coverage, opinion and reader comment on: Local, World, Business, Sport, Technology, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Property, Jobs and Motoring.
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violet - look through these of NRT

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Depression

Depression | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
Depression is a mental illness where you feel sad and miserable most of the time and your mood is persistently very low. Learn more about recognising the signs of depression and how to manage it.
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Cheyenne - Maybe accupuncture helps to treat the signs of depression, loss of sleep etc

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Endometriosis New Zealand - Research -

Endometriosis New Zealand - Research - | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
Endometriosis New Zealand - Research -
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Sam - explore this site.  This link takes you to research

 

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A Guide To Not Saying Dumb Things About Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy

A Guide To Not Saying Dumb Things About Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
Angelina Jolie's announcement in Tuesday's New York
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Elysia - read over this, it discusses the challenges and controversy with having a double mastectomy.  

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New alert over drug to quit smoking - National - NZ Herald News

New alert over drug to quit smoking - National - NZ Herald News | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
Researchers have issued a new caution over the use of Champix quit-smoking tablets after finding they are linked to a 72 per cent increased risk of heart attacks and related conditions
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violet - have a read, attitude and values toward this

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Run From The Cure | Watch free documentary films | Chockadoc.com

Run From The Cure | Watch free documentary films | Chockadoc.com | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0psJhQHk_GI After a serious head injury in 1997, Rick Simpson sought relief from his medical condition through the use of me
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Extraordinary People -The Tree Man | Watch free documentary films | Chockadoc.com

Extraordinary People -The Tree Man | Watch free documentary films | Chockadoc.com | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=renb0qQR7cA Dede Kosawa, also known as 'Tree Man', is one of the world's most extraordinary people. He lives in a remote vil
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The Science of Acupuncture _ BBC Documentary _ Traditional Chinese Medicine - YouTube

This is an amazing BBC documentary about acupuncture, an ancient Chinese therapy. Acupuncture is a collection of procedures which involves the stimulation of...
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The effectiveness of television advertising campaigns on generating calls to a national Quitline by Māori -- Wilson et al. 14 (4): 284 -- Tobacco Control

The effectiveness of television advertising campaigns on generating calls to a national Quitline by Māori -- Wilson et al. 14 (4): 284 -- Tobacco Control | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
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Violet - research that health promotion of this type (media campaigns) is more effective to soceity.  Consequently as a result of health promotoion and moeny from the goverment, NRT is more effective .................

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Promotion of smoking cessation by New Zealand general practitioners: a description of current... - Abstract - Europe PubMed Central

Europe PubMed Central (Europe PMC) is an archive of life sciences journal literature.
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Acupuncture for smoking cessation - The Cochrane Library - White - Wiley Online Library

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violet - this study looks at 22 studies (I think) then says there was no evidence to suggest it worked.  REad the abstract

You could then say, While some research shows evidence that accupuncture wroks, the following research looked at a larger number of research 22 and found little evidence.  this suggests that accupunture is not as effecttive ......,blah blah

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Questions and Answers - National Depression Initiative

Questions and Answers - National Depression Initiative | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
Questions and answers about depression and the National Depression Initiative (NDI).
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Cheyenne - Health promotion possibly?????

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Endometriosis - symptoms, diagnosis, surgery, treatment

Endometriosis - symptoms, diagnosis, surgery, treatment | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
A condition where tissue that lines the uterus grows outside the uterus (implants): signs and symptoms, causes, diagnosis, non-surgical and surgical treatment.
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Sam - have a look , treatment options

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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
Information for patients about acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) symptoms and treatment options, including a bone marrow or cord blood transplant (BMT)
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Umi - which chemo treatment will you focus on, induction or all chemo's??

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umi asaka's comment, June 11, 2013 9:26 PM
I'm going to do all chemo's. but induction is the most important one i guess.
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Depression in adults - Essentials - Best Health

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Holly Hutt's comment, May 29, 2013 2:21 AM
Cheyenne have a look at this!
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Nicotine Replacement Therapy

Nicotine Replacement Therapy | Health Practises WSM CAM TM | Scoop.it
The Nicotine Replacement Therapy programme is funded to reduce tobacco consumption and to improve the health and lifestyle of New Zealanders.
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VIOLET - THIS IS GOOD AS ITS FROM THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH NZ

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Holly Hutt's comment, May 29, 2013 2:12 AM
VIOLET - THIS ALSO SHOWS HEALTH PROMOTION AS IT IS FUNDED IN NZ