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UNESCO bid for acupuncture sets off craze

(chinadaily.com.cn)
Updated: 2010-09-15 23:56
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UNESCO bid for acupuncture sets off craze
A woman receives traditional acupuncture therapy in a Chinese medical hospital in Jinan, capital of Shandong province, Sept 14, 2010. Providing hundreds of acupuncture remedies, including more than 100 herbal medicine remedies, the hospital treats nearly a hundred patients longing for recovery. China has applied to have acupuncture under the name of traditional Chinese medicine listed as a UNESCO World Intangible Cultural Heritage, which set off an upsurge for the craze for with some peculiar prescriptions. [Photo/Xinhua] 

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