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July 30, 2004

Doctors Look for Marijuana Alternative, Treating Menopause with Biofeedback

Scientists are looking for a way to mimic marijuana's anti-anxiety properties to help people with social anxiety disorder and other anxiety disorders.

A chiropractor in Raleigh, North Carolina is using applied kinesiology, a form of biofeedback, to treat the symptoms of menopause.

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July 14, 2004

Medical Marijuana in the News

A measure to legalize medical marijuana is on the ballot in Detroit.

Medical marijuana activists in Oakland, California planted marijuana outside California Highway Patrol offices in protest of a recent raid of a local cannabis garden.

Patients in Canada are rejecting a new batch of marijuana from Health Canada. They say it is not as strong as Health Canada claims it to be and that it may contain harmful contaminants.

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July 12, 2004

Breathing Guru, Acupuncture for Cerebral Palsy, Kicking the Habit's Just a Laser Away?

Millions of people around the world are breathing better thanks to the sudarshan kriya breathing and meditation technique of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. It involves rhythmic breathing that is supposed to rid the body of stress and toxins. Shankar has become so popular in the west that he has even visited President Bush in the Oval Office.

Chinese researchers have had success in improving symptoms of cerebral palsy using tongue acupuncture on children affected by this disease.

Some practitioners are using a new technique called cold-laser therapy to help smokers kick the habit. Research into its effectiveness has not been done, though some people who have had the treatment claim it works.

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