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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Cure for Depression? Charlie Chaplin

NPR with Philip Reeves - An Indian Doctor's Cure-All: "He hands out free DVDs of Charlie Chaplin movies to patients as a cure for depression."

Ashok Awani not only dresses up like Charlie, but sends Chaplin films home with patients feeling depressed. : "...makes them feel better" he says. "Aswani, 59, practices ayurveda, the traditional medical system widely used in India for thousands of years."

Listen to the audio of this story at this NPR link.

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