News Articles:

Back Pain: Acupuncture Brings Short-Term Relief
Chemotherapy: Acupuncture May Help Chemotherapy Side Effects

Chronic Pain: Acupuncture Helps Kids and Teens With Chronic Pain
Traditional Chinese Medicine For Diabetes Has Scientific Backing
Facial Rejuvenation: Acupuncture: The New Facelift
Fibromyalgia: Study Shows Acupuncture Relieves Fatigue, Anxiety in Fibromyalgia Patients
Headaches: Acupuncture Lessens Suffering Due to Chronic Daily Headaches
High Blood Pressure: Acupuncture Can Lower High Blood Pressure
Impotence: Impotence gets 'needled' in acupuncture study

Infertility: The Ancient Art of Infertility Treatment, Stress & Infertility
Migraines: Acupuncture Provides Significant Benefits for Migraine Patients
Osteoarthritis: Patients Treated With Acupuncture Show Improvement
Post-op Pain & Nausea:   Ancient Chinese Practice Is as Effective as Drugs After Surgery
Qigong: Exercisers Slow It Down With Qigong (NY Times)

Other articles on acupuncture & oriental medicine:

Brain imaging suggests acupuncture works (CNN)
Scientists Seek Clues for Acupuncture's Success (WebMD)
Scientists prove acupuncture works (BBC)
Cupping: Alternative Therapy to Treat Chronic Pain (WebMD)

The Most Interesting Links for Acupuncture:

Resources and information on acupuncture for patients, students or practitioners

Acupuncture Today

Newsletter and links on current acupuncture issues for patients, students or practitioners.


National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine - offers national exam for acupuncturists, herbalists and oriental bodyworkers , nationwide referral list of NCCAOM certified acupuncturists.


Council of Colleges for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine - offers Clean Needle Technique training, examination and certification.

provider in order to ensure that the well being of the public is protected, and to ensure that Oriental Medicine providers are given their rightful place in the healthcare system.

NIH Consensus Statement on Acupuncture

The official National Institutes of Health statement on acupuncture - information on how we believe acupuncture works, an extensive research biliography and more.


Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine  - the national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit Master's-level programs in the acupuncture and Oriental medicine profession.


American Academy of Medical Acupuncture - Promote the integration of concepts from traditional and modern forms of acupuncture with Western medical training and thereby synthesize a more comprehensive approach to health care.

Yin Yang House

offered to increase the sharing and exploration of information regarding Eastern Medicine and alternative healing methods with special attention paid to acupuncture and oriental medicine.

Natural Herbs, Herbal Remedies, and Medicine Guide

Directory of natural herbs, herbal remedies, and herb medicine providing useful information for natural health consumers.

Mesothelioma offers comprehensive and current information on asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. They have a complete list of doctors, cancer center, and alternative treatment facilities if you have received a mesothelioma diagnosis.


Treating Irritability and Moodiness with Acupuncture