Railroad tracks dangerous? Absolutely. But that hasn't stopped ailing and desperately poor Indonesians from stretching out on the tracks outside Jakarta. They call the practice "electric therapy," and say the tracks give off electrical current that provides relief from diabetes, insomnia, and other medical conditions.
Medical experts deem electric therapy "pseudo medicine" and say there is no evidence that it works. And, of course, there's the danger of being struck by a train. But people like 50-year-old Sri Mulyati - too poor to afford medicines - feels it's her only option. "I'll keep doing this until I'm completely cured," she told the Associated Press.
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