Why is biopuncture controversial?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Research shows that biopuncture can be effective, though some say it is unsafe . In this video,  Dr. Oz and Dr. Lee Wolfer discuss why biopuncture is so controversial.

Dr. David L. Katz, MD, MPH
Preventive Medicine
Biopuncture is controversial because, like other modalities in alternative medicine, there is often little evidence to show the therapy works and is safe. Watch preventive medicine expert David Katz, MD, explain his concerns about biopuncture.

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