The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine … responsible for national certification, required by most states for acupuncture licensure

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine …a division of the National Institutes of Health

The Global Acupuncture Project / PanAfrican Acupuncture Project

Articles in the news:

“summer-time treatment” NBC news Photoblog, July 18, 2012 (treatment in the summer to prevent illness in the winter)

“Protein Linked to Stress Reduced by Acupuncture in Rats” Georgetown University, December 20, 2011 (article based on a study published in Experimental Biology and Medicine)

“Can Needles Soothe Wounded Warriors?” The Wall Street Journal, April 23, 2011