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Source: The Daily Telepgraph

Date/Issue: 10 August 2016

The circular bruises appearing like crop circles in Rio are an ancient Chinese medicine.

Source: ITV news

Date/Issue: 10 August 2016

You may be wondering why on earth so many athletes have big red circles over their bodies.

Source: Yorkshire Post (Life and Style)

Date/Issue: 10 August 2016

Prominent 'bruises' on some of the athletes completing in Rio has put a Chinese therapy in the spotlight.

Source: Woman's Weekly (main)

Date/Issue: 9 August 2016

NICE suggests GPs consider offering a course of acupuncture as a preventative treatment of tension-type headaches and migraines

Source: What Doctors Don't Tell You

Date/Issue: Aug 2016

Popping a sleeping pill is the usual treatment for chronic insomnia in the West, with more than 10 million prescriptions for the drugs written each year in England alone. But in China, one of the most common therapies for persistent difficulty in falling or staying asleep is acupuncture.

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