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2A - The Michigan Daily -Thursday, April 13, 2000

NATION/WORLD

MEDICINE
Continued from Page 1A
fits."
Laurie Akkeros, a massage and
cranial sacral specialist in Ann
Arbor, said although ancient oriental
forms of treatment such as acupunc-
ture, meditation and massage therapy
don't strike Asians or Europeans as
new, the connection between the
Western, research-based medicine
and a more holistic and spiritual
Eastern therapy was never quite
made until now.
"Just recently, I have been
approached by some faculty of the
University's health system who are
interested in learning more about

forms of alternative therapy. They
know it's effective and they want to tap
into it too,' Akkeros said.
Glaza said she has found advertising
and selling alternative therapy meth-
ods in Ann Arbor to be especially dif-
ficult, Glaza said.
"Being such a scientifically oriented
area, there is a clash between our
methods of treatment and what is med-
ically accepted," she said.
Meeting somewhere in the mid-
dle of these two different therapeu-
tic worlds is Leonardo Stoute, the
owner of Natural Healing near the
corner of Maynard and East
William streets. Stoute has tried to
bring herbal medicine to the Ann
Arbor community, specifically tar-

geting University staff and
students.
"Students, staff, nurses and even
some of the doctors come in here
because they want to learn more about
the other forms of therapy. They are
from a newer, younger generation who
want to keep up with the times" he
said.
An herbologist and aromatherapy
specialist for more than 20 years,
Stoute said medicine has its place in
treatment of certain diseases, but it is
also essential to look to the source of
the medication that doctors provide
patients.
"Where do the pharmaceutical
companies get their stuff from?" he
asked. "Nature has always been the

answer."
Jason Osstifin, an assistant manager
at Natural Healing, uses different com-
binations of oils, nutrients, herbs and
tinctures, or extracts of herbs, to treat
symptoms ranging from prenatal nutri-
tion needs to menstrual cramps to
depression.
"There are virtually hundreds of
combinations that can be made of
these herbs and they treat a numerous
amount of complications of the body,"
Osstifin said.
The key to treating any ailment,
Stoute said, is to recognize that "over-
all, nature's right, no matter what prob-
lems arise. We can always look back to
it and it will provide us with the
answers," he said.

Senators may remove Confederate flag
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Lawmakers yesterday began debating a compromise
plan to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse dome, as hundreds of
flag supporters lined up to watch.
The Senate flag bill is the first such legislation to the reach the floor of either
chamber this session. Key senators had worked out an agreement they thdught
would satisfy flag supporters and opponents.
But the deal began unraveling with flag supporters' objections to an clarify
amendment offered by flag opponents. Both sides worked to save the compromise.
"Ladies and gentlemen, we are very, very close to making history," Democrat-
ic Sen. Verne Smith said. He said flag opponents wanted to make sure tricks
weren't being played on them.
The bill would remove the banner from the dome and place a similar battle
flag behind an existing monument honoring Confederate soldiers on Statehouse
grounds. The flag would fly on the north side of the Statehouse from a pole no
taller than the monument.
That element was added to satisfy black lawmakers and other flag opponents
who did not want the flag in a prominent place where it could be seen by
passers-by.
Opponents of the flag say it is a racist symbol, while supporters say it rele
sents Southern heritage and honors Confederate war dead.
Unions protest trade ings of the World Bank and Interna-
tional Monetary Fund, which the pro-
relations with China testers accuse of neglecting the world's
poor and harming the environment
WASHINGTON - Several thou- In Seattle last December, organized
sand union members converged on labor helped lead demonstrations air-
Capitol Hill yesterday to rally against ing similar grievances against a meet-
the push to normalize trade relations ing of the World Trade Organizatio,
with China, a show of force billed as
one of organized labor's largest .n.i.s.
demonstrations here in several years. J efo visits iv anu
"All we're going to do is lose our for Gonzalez case
jobs to China," said Steve Gliebe, a
union worker at a tire and rubber plant MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - Attorney
in Findley, Ohio. "This has got to be General Janet Reno took an extraordi-
stopped." nary step to resolve the Elian Gonza-
Gliebe and a crowd of steelworkers, lez case yesterday, flying to Miami
autoworkers, Teamsters and others that and personally urging his relatives to
labor leaders estimated at 10,000 ral- end the wrenching 4 1/2-month cus-
lied in front of the Capitol on a windy tody struggle.
afternoon before a giant banner that Reno met for 2 1/2 hours wi
declared, "No Blank Check for China" the boy's great-uncle Lazaro Gon-
The China protest was the first of zalez and cousin Marisleysis at the
what are expected to be several major Miami Beach home of Sister
demonstrations by disparate groups Jeanne O'Laughlin, the nun who
here this week aimed at the perceived was host of a January meeting
dangers of international trade and the between Elian and his grandmoth-
forces of globalization. ers from Cuba. Elian attendedthe
While labor rallied, other demonstra- meeting, moving from lap to lap at
tors gathered to target the spring meet- the table.
AROUND THE WORLD
P hi ine fe boat were helping in the search, he said.
PP 0 The ferry was headed for the
sinks, killing 56 Philippine province of Tawi Tawi
and then for Saba in Malaysia, he
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines - said.
An overloaded wooden Philippine There were no immediate repo*
ferry boat headed for Malaysia cap- of whether foreigners were on
sized, killing at least 56 people, board.
officials said today.Io
More than 100 others were miss- israel to reiease i
ing and feared dead. Lebanese rso e
"tieteen people were rescued as Ler
of Thursday morning, said Abdu JERUSALEM - The Supreme
Sakur, the governor of southern Court ruled yesterday that Israel's
Sulu province. detention of Lebanese men held
He said the ferry Arlahada cap- hostage for more than a decade
sized shortly after leaving Jolo, the illegal and government officials sa
capital of the province, last night. 13 of them will be released Monday
Many passengers were crowded on in compliance with the decision.
one side of the boat, causing it to Most of the 13 Lebanese to be freed
tip and then submerge, he said. were detained in the late 1980s by the
Many passengers were trapped Israeli military or its militia in southern
inside the boat's cabin after it cap- Lebanon as members of Lebanon's
sized, he said. Hezbollah party militia, which Israel
"We are still searching for the has branded as terrorist. They were then
more than 100 passengers who are kept in jail, without further hearings or
still missing," he said. "We don't trials, for years after their brief prison
know if they are alive or dead." sentences ran out.
About 100 fishermen in the area - Compiledfrom Daily wire repor'

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