UA Project Teaches Acupuncturists to Combat Smoking
More than 20 Tucson acupuncturists are taking part in a University of Arizona project to combat the No. 1 preventable cause of disease and death in the U.S.: smoking.
The acupuncturists are collaborating with the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine on the study, called Project Reach.
As part of Project Reach, acupuncturists participate in training sessions and receive follow-up support that give them skills and tools to help patients quit tobacco. The training offers information about tobacco use and its physiological effects.
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