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Pain

Making Warriors Well

By | Acupuncture, Medical Acupuncture, Medicine, Military, Nellis, Opioids, Pain, Veterans, Wounded warriors | No Comments
On this Memorial Day Weekend, honor the service and sacrifice of our nation's military by giving to Acus Foundation. Imagine Veterans relieved of pain and stress without drugs. Envision Doctors inspired by seeing their patients get better. Realize Millions of dollars saved in medical costs. Enhance Well-being among all members...
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Oprah Magazine Honors Acus Founder Dr. Joseph Helms

By | Acupuncture, anxiety, Health Heroes, Medicine, Military, Opioid Epidemic, Opioid Reduction, Opioids, Oprah, Pain, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Prescription drugs, Veterans | No Comments
BERKELEY, Calif. (December 14, 2017) — Acus Foundation is thrilled to announce that founder Dr. Joseph Helms has been named by Oprah Magazine as one of fourteen 2018 Health Heroes. He also received recognition as Oprah’s 2018 Opioid Fighter. Helms, who graduated from UCLA medical school said, “Being trained in...
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Acus Research Spotlight: Medical Acupuncture Builds Trust between Physicians and Patients

By | Acupuncture, anxiety, Medicine, Military, Pain, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Prescription drugs, Veterans | No Comments
LAS VEGAS – One notable finding that Dr. Carla L. Fisher and her colleagues discovered during their research on medical acupuncture at Nellis AFB was the feeling of greater trust between patients and physicians. “Acupuncture really changed that relationship,” Fisher said. “It warrants that doctors take more time, and they...
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Acus Foundation’s 2016 Annual Report Published!

By | Acupuncture, anxiety, Military, Opioid Epidemic, Opioid Reduction, Opioids, Oprah, Pain | No Comments
Our 2016 annual report has just been published! Read how we put your dollars to work to train more military physicians in medical acupuncture, and in doing so, reduced opioids by 45%, saved $250,000, improved patients' and physicians' wellbeing, and restored hope, health, and honor to our nation's service members...
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