In the wake of the opioid crisis, acupuncture proves to be a welcome option for the avoidance of chemical dependency
A recent story on acupuncture and its welcome alternative to the nation’s growing opioid addiction was published recently by the Associated Press and carried on the front pages of notable news sites such as the DrudgeReport.
The mainstream media attention to this non-addictive remedy to chronic pain makes acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine acceptable to more and more people who may not have considered it before. According to the article quoting Dr. Mary Applegate, medical director for Ohio’s Medicaid department. “If it’s proven to be effective, we don’t want to have barriers in the way of what could work.”
For the full story, please see https://apnews.com/248ad68b545a4cc690883988965e9445/Stuck-in-an-opioids-crisis.