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Chiropractors and acupuncturists who have lobbied for a bigger role in treating pain have won a preliminary endorsement from federal health officials.

The Food and Drug Administration released proposed changes Wednesday to its blueprint on educating health care providers about treating pain. The guidelines now recommend that doctors get information about chiropractic care and acupuncture as therapies that might help patients avoid prescription opioids.

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  • I welcome FDA aware of the hot wave and big trend of building up
    integrative medicine centers in conventional medicine facilities and medical
    schools in the USA and around the world.

    In the USA, most of famous medical schools and hospitals already have

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