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Below are some resources you may find helpful. As with anything in life, take what serves and leave the rest.

COVID-19 aka coronavirus

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Websites

North Carolina Acupuncture Licensing Board
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Maryland University of Integrative Health

Articles or Items of Interest

Acupuncture For Pain from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
Acupuncture: An Introduction from NCCAM
The Art of Acupuncture April/May 2017 Sand and Pine Magazine
Acupuncturists Spill: The 12 Health Tips They Wish Everyone Would Remember
by Sara Calabro on AcuTake
Osteoporosis by Dr. Christiane Northrup, M.D.

Research

Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Controlled Clinical Trials  In 2003, the World Health Organization (WHO) listed specific conditions found to be effective thru data from controlled trials. This is in NOT all inclusive as the body of evidence continues to grow!
Acupuncture for back and neck pain, osteoarthritis, chronic headache and shoulder pain  This robust research includes individual analysis of results from 29 randomized control trials and is the resource pointed to in the pain relief article below
Acupuncture Provides True Pain Relief in Study This rigorous study was funded by National Institutes of Health and published in the Archives of Internal Medicine
Effects of Acupressure on Labor This randomized clinical trial concluded acupressure decreased labor pain and shortened delivery times
Acupuncture as good as counseling: study by Andrew M. Seaman on Reuters.com September 24, 2013

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Dr. Wells' office is open with reduced hours to a limited number of current patients. We've implemented additional safety practices and other noticeable changes (read letter here) and will continually adapt as the situation warrants. Ultimately, the safety of our community is paramount and guides our decisions.

The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us exactly how interconnected we really are. Please reach out to others in safe ways and consider various means of supporting local efforts. Kindness doesn't prevent or heal an infection, but it sure is a balm for a hurting world.

Please refer to www.CDC.gov or www.NCDHHS.gov for reliable information on the COVID-19, aka coronavirus.