In a ruling that will surely rock the multi-level-marketing world, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ruled that Herbalife, a nutritional supplements company, must restructure its US operations and pay $200 million to compensate consumers who were bilked out of millions by the company’s deceptive practices.
“Whole body cryotherapy has been used in Europe and Japan for more than three decades!” the website exclaims. “Multiple research studies have been published in medical journals about the effects of whole body cryotherapy, and in many European countries the treatments are covered by medical insurance policies.”
MG writes: “ . . . [M]y wife has been ill for many years and we have gone to all kinds of alternative medical people and have gained nothing. Now she has gotten an infra red wand and is treating herself with this. We got it from a Chinese person who does this for a living. I would like to know if this is the same as acupuncture and with the new age movement.”
New research has found that the so-called “placebo effect” can activate the same neurotransmitters as powerful drugs which explains why some people believe they’ve been helped even when the “drug” they were taking is nothing more than a sugar pill.
BB asks: “What is a gong bath? Is this something Catholics can participate in?”