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Global acupuncture infections 'under-diagnosed'
Skeeve
Acupuncture is useful in treating causing joint destruction, multi-organ failure, flesh-eating disease, and paralysis.

Infections spread by acupuncture needles are under-diagnosed worldwide, according to doctors in Hong Kong.

Writing in the British Medical Journal, they call for tighter infection controls and regulation.

Acupuncture is currently unregulated in the UK, but the government is consulting on the issue.

The British Acupuncture Council says their members follow a strict code of conduct which includes infection control measures.


From the [url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8574445.stm]BBC[/url]
 
Theory_Execution
This is what you should avoid in America when that health care system gets put into place. Nutters from all areas, be it reflexology, acupuncture, homeopathy and more will be pushing to be included as options for treatment.

This is the greatest failing of our NHS, that we have our doctors study for 5-15 years only to allow lug nuts baring needles and vials of water to fuck with people who really need medical attention.
 
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