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Complimentary Alternative Medicine Use Widespread

Use of Complimentary Alternative Medicine (CAM) is widespread. The 2007 National Health Interview Survey, a nationwide Government survey, found that 38 percent of U.S. adults reported using CAM in the previous 12 months, with the highest rates among people aged 50–59 (44 percent)1. The NHIS data also revealed that approximately 42 percent of adults who used CAM in the […]

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What is Acupuncture

15 Interesting Acupuncture Factoids

Here are 15 factoids you may not know about acupunture: Originally, acupuncture needles were not made of stainless steel but of stone, bamboo, and bone. Studies have shown that acupuncture points have significantly more electrical conductivity than areas of skin without acupuncture points. The word acupuncture comes from the Latin acus, “needle” and pungere, “to […]

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Banner Year for 2015

Thanks to you, 2015 has been a banner year for Best Acupuncture. This has allowed me to make significant investments in capital and build a better patient experience and practice.

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Treatment Tidbits

HOT, HOT Summer Days and Strange Skin Rashes

Oh my goodness, talk about crazy heat in the Northwest. We don’t do over 80 degrees! What is going on with 100+ degree temperatures? I thought we lived in a rainforest, not a desert. The dry temperatures are bringing with it a whole slew of concerns that we usually don’t deal with in the Northwest. […]

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WAC 246-08-400 Copy Fees

As of March 18, 2015, copy fees in the State of Washington have increased. The current statute states: How much can a health care provider charge for searching and duplicating health care records? RCW 70.02.010(15) allows health care providers to charge fees for searching and duplicating health care records. The fees a provider may charge […]