Points of Interest 04/25/2017

 Bill would let chiropractors do physical exams for student athletes

Nearly eight in ten Canadians have used alternative medicines: survey

States with the highest child vaccine rates

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Apr 24. doi: 10.1002/acr.23262.Self-Acupressure for Older Adults with Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial.. "Self-administered acupressure is superior to usual care in pain and physical function improvement for older people with KOA. The reason for the benefits is unclear and placebo effects may have played a role." Ya think?

Women Birth. 2017 Feb;30(1):46-50. doi: 10.1016/j.wombi.2016.07.002. Epub 2016 Jul 18. The effect of acupressure on the initiation of labor: A randomized controlled trial. it seems that acupressure treatment was not effective in initiating labor as compared with the sham acupressure and the routine care groups.

J Altern Complement Med. 2017 Feb 16. doi: 10.1089/acm.2016.0310. Homeopathy for Allergic Rhinitis: A Systematic Review.

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Points of Interest 04/24/2017

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