I’m Gabe Garza with today’s health news. The thought of having needles inserted into your body may sound stressful. But for those who regularly get acupuncture treatments, the process can actually be quite relaxing. A new study found that acupuncture may interrupt the transmission of stress hormones in the brain.… Continue Reading Acupuncture – The New Frontier in Stress Relief?

Today, we’re talking about acupuncture and its role in in vitro fertilization, as laid out in this article appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Is acupuncture pseudoscientific woo, or a valuable weapon in our therapeutic armamentarium? As always, we should start with biologic plausibility. Is it biologically… Continue Reading Acupuncture Provides No Benefit During In Vitro Fertilization – In Fact, It Might Be Harmful

SOUNDTRACK. THE DOCUMENTARY FOLLOWS THE LIFE AND WORK OF SUPREME COURT JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG. HUDSON SANG AS IMAGES OF PROTESTERS, PICKET SIGNS AND GINSBURG WERE NEW THIS MORNING.. THE COLD WINTER MONTHS CAN PUT A STRESS ON OUR IMMUNE SYSTEMS.. SO KEEPING THAT STRESS AT BAY IS IMPORTANT! IN… Continue Reading Living Well with Michelle: Military veteran uses acupuncture to treat health conditions

JUDY WOODRUFF: And that brings us to Politics Monday. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and host of “The Politics With Amy Walter” on WNYC. And Tamara Keith from NPR, she also co-®MD-BO¯hosts the “NPR Politics Podcast.” Hello to both of you on this time of serious reporting on… Continue Reading Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Trump’s reaction to El Paso and Dayton massacres

Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly pinch of commentary on a new medical study, I’m Dr. F. Perry Wilson. And this week, I need to tell you about a study with results that are simply unbelievable. And I don’t mean that like these results are amazing, I mean I don’t… Continue Reading Acupuncture for Stable Angina Too Good to Be True

Acupuncture has been long known to relieve pain, but there hasn’t been much scientific evidence to back it up. Recently, researchers from Korea and Harvard University were able to prove that acupuncture is effective in relieving wrist pain. Park Se-young has the details. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common work-related… Continue Reading Acupuncture proves effective in treating carpal tunnel syndrome