February 2011

Understanding Acupuncture
Time To Try It?

Cartoon of a man with back pain thinking about getting acupuncture.

Scientists have found that acupuncture can help with certain conditions, such as back pain, knee pain, headaches and osteoarthritis. But how it works is something of a mystery. Read more about acupuncture.


When Words Get Stuck
An Update on Stuttering

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Stuttering affects more than 3 million people in America and another 60 million worldwide. Scientists are working to uncover the genes and other factors that lead to this speech disorder. Read more about stuttering.


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