Monday, July 20, 2015

CBD oil, Fact or Fiction - Decide for yourself - Medical English Lesson

Many people are turning away from traditional medicine.  They feel that traditional medicine can hurt more than cure. Yoga, homeopathy, Naturalpaths are all the rage now.  But should this attitude also include cancer treatment?  Read these two articles and decide for yourself. 


http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/miracle-cures-such-as-hemp-oil-can-hurt-more-than-help/article20946140/

http://maximumlifestyles.com/home/is-cbd-oil-really-the-new-miracle-cure-one-company-says-the-answer-may-astound-you/?utm_source=revcontent&utm_medium=native&utm_content=lushhealth&utm_campaign=HLT&utm_content_id=27148&utm_boost_id=5399&utm_targeting=conservativetribune.com&utm_widget_id=31


Key Terms 
hemp oil
misinterpretation
afflictions
caveat
eternal life
intervened 
toxicity
cannabinoid
 testimonials
don’t translate well 
meaningful impact
overhyped
peddling
 CBD Oil 
regimen

Questions
Which article do you think is the most accurate? 
Which one is actually an advertisement?
Why would someone want to take this type of oil? 
How does it affect the body? 
 Should it be legal in all 50 states of the United States? 
Is it legal in your country? 
Would you take this type of oil based on the available evidence? 
What do you think about this issue? 
Has your opinion changed as a result of reading these articles? 



Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English Teacher 

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