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Veterans in need of relief for chronic pain increasingly are finding acupuncture available as a treatment option throughout the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).
Brian Greenberg is an IBD patient living with Crohn’s disease and an ostomy. He is the founder of the Intense Intestines Foundation.
Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.
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