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Dr. Yoshio Manaka’s insights and contributions to the field of TEAM

@inproceedings{Birch2014DrYM,
  title={Dr. Yoshio Manaka’s insights and contributions to the field of TEAM},
  author={Stephen Birch},
  year={2014}
}
Introduction ​Acupuncture and its broader field, traditional East Asian Medicine (TEAM) have been trickling into the West for a number of centuries. Their first appearances in the late 1600s thru the 1800s were small waves that rose and fell. In the period after the second world war they, especially acupuncture, started penetrating more vehemently into Western culture, in the 1950s into Europe and in the early 1970s all over. 

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