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The Point About Acupuncture: It Works. Nope. It doesn't.

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Pharmaceutical quantities of yohimbine found in dietary supplements in the USA. " Of the 49 yohimbine supplement brands sold at seven major retail chains in the USA, only 4.1% (2/49) provided consumers with both accurate information about the quantity of yohimbine as well as information about yohimbine's known adverse effects."

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A systematic review of yoga for heart disease. "weak recommendations can be made for the ancillary use of yoga for patients with coronary heart disease, heart failure, and cardiac dysrhythmia at this point."

Przegl Epidemiol. 2015;69(3):465–472. Hepatitis C oubreaks in Poland in 2003–2013. Medical procedures as a dominant route of HCV transmission. "â€Ĥone outbreak was associated with alternative medicine procedures."

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015;2015:808425. doi: 10.1155/2015/808425. Epub 2015 Oct 1. Short-Term Effect of Laser Acupuncture on Lower Back Pain: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Trial. Even when it doesn't work they say it works: "Although there was no significant difference in outcomes between the two groups, the results suggest that laser acupuncture can provide effective pain alleviation and can be considered an option for relief from lower back pain."

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