Wastes from health-care activities

Health-care activities – for instance, immunizations, diagnostic tests, medical treatments, and laboratory examinations – protect and restore health and save lives. But what about the wastes and by-products they generate?

Does acupuncture work?

According to the NIH Consensus Statement on Acupuncture, there have been many studies on acupuncture's potential usefulness, but results have been mixed because of complexities with study design and size, as well as difficulties with choosing and using placebos  or sham acupuncture. However, promising results have emerged, showing efficacy of acupuncture, for example, in adult […]