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Open Peer Review Reports for: Is acupuncture “stimulation” a misnomer? A case for using the term “blockade”

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Original Submission
5 Jan 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
22 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Yi-Hung Chen
4 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Helene Langevin
3 Mar 2013 Author responded Author comments - Morry Silberstein
Resubmission - Version 2
3 Mar 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
19 Mar 2013 Editorially accepted
25 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6882-13-68

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