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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 786839, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/786839
Review Article

Auricular Acupuncture and Vagal Regulation

Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100700, China

Received 30 September 2012; Accepted 2 November 2012

Academic Editor: Di Zhang

Copyright © 2012 Wei He et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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