240 When Used On Children, Acupuncture Is Considered Safe When Administered By Well-trained, Licensed Practitioners Using Sterile Needles; However, A 2011 Review Found There Was Limited Research To Draw Definite Conclusions About The Overall Safety Of Paediatric Acupuncture.

Acupuncture.became.he.ost.opular.lternative.edicine in the Acupuncture US. 260 Politicians from the Chinese Communist Party said acupuncture was superstitious and conflicted with the party's commitment to science. 279 Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong later reversed this position, 279 arguing that the practice was based on scientific principles. 280 In 1971, a New York Times reporter published an article on his acupuncture experiences in China, whiPh led to more investigation of and support for acupuncture. 27 The US President Richard Nixon visited China in 1972 . 281 During one part of the

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