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Opioids

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 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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Acus Foundation September-October 2017 Newsletter | The Economist Highlights Our Opioid Success

By | Acupuncture, Acus Foundation, Las Vegas, Medical Acupuncture, Medicine, Military, Nellis, Opioid Epidemic, Opioid Reduction, Opioids, The Economist, Veterans | No Comments
Our September-October 2017 newsletter has been published. Highlights include: The Economist Intelligence Unit profiles Acus as one of eight programs nationwide successfully combating the opioid epidemic; Acus research spotlight shows that acupuncture builds trust between patients and physicians, and more. Click here to read the newsletter.
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Acus-funded research on opioid reduction featured in 2017 White Paper

By | Acupuncture, Opioid Epidemic, Opioid Reduction, Opioids, Prescription drugs, Veterans | No Comments
We are pleased to share that Acus-funded research on opioid reduction has been highlighted in the latest White Paper on "Acupuncture's Role in Solving the Opioid Epidemic." Check it out on page 6 of the report! http://www.asacu.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Acupunctures-Role-in-Solving-the-Opioid-Epidemic-_Final_September_20_2017.pdf
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