A common misspelling of acupuncture is accupuncture – many people have the idea that it is a combination of accuracy and puncture. Acupuncture is actually a combination of “acus”, latin for needle, and “punctura”, latin for pricking. Acupuncture literally means “needle pricking”.
Interesting explanation of how acupuncture works using a traffic analogy
Acupuncture better than aspirin for headaches
CBS news did a short series on Eastern medicine and its practice in the United States.
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