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Cupping in the NFL

    Blue 42! Blue 42! Omaha. Hut, hut, CUP! Now, I’m pretty sure we’re all aware of the current cup that graces the ranks of the NFL.  That’s not the super cup I’m referring to, although the players might beg to differ.  What I’m referring to is a specially designed suction cup used in an ancient therapy known as cupping.   Cup Like An Egyptian How ancient is cupping? One of the oldest medical textbooks in the world, the Ebers Papyrus, which dates back to 1500 BC, describes Egyptians use of cupping to treat pain, vertigo, fever, weakened appetite and to help accelerate the healing process.  Jump ahead 500 years to 1000 BC and archaeologists find evidence of cupping in China,...

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