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September 2003

Vol. 23, No. 8

Back To School Issue Learning Disabilities - There is  a better way • School Phobia - Homeopathy saves the day • Safe, natural remedies for head lice • 8 great remedies for ear infections


Articles in this Issue

Written By: Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman
If you have ever faced the heartbreak of your school-aged child clinging to you desperately, screaming that he will not set foot in that school, then you know the anguish of school phobia. Surely, a... Continue
Written By: Dana Ullman
As the seasons change and children go back to school, parents will likely find their children getting sick more often than during the summer months. Earaches are the most common reason that American... Continue
Written By: Mary Aspinwall
Money, money, money Head lice are big business! In 1995 the UK market for conventional head lice pesticide medicines was worth $23.5 million (US$). Just three years later, the figure had more than... Continue
Written By: Julian Winston
In the late 1960s, a friend of mine moved to the Mechanicsburg, Pennyslvania, area to take a teaching position in nearby Hershey. While cleaning up his new yard, he got into a bunch of poison ivy and... Continue
Written By: Will Taylor
I don't think we can hope to commit much materia medica to active memory. One of my mentors in medical school, Larry Weed, encouraged us to never memorize anything intentionally. After many years of... Continue
Written By: Timothy Dooley
Back-to-school means many things to many people. To nostalgic adults it might mean autumn leaves, crisp apples, and football games. To kids it means a new teacher, new classes, and maybe even a new... Continue
Written By: Amy Lansky
This article was excerpted, with permission of the publisher and author, from Impossible Cure: The Promise of Homeopathy (Copyright ?2003 by Amy L. Lansky, PhD). To find out more about Impossible... Continue
Written By: Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman
If your child exhibits delays in reading, math, spelling, or writing, has dyslexia or difficulty with comprehension and retention of material, or is simply a slow learner, read on. Concrete changes... Continue
Written By: Nancy Zorensky
Dynamic Materia Medica: Syphilis - A study of the Syphilitic Miasms through Remediesby Jeremy Yaakov Sherr, FSHomDynamis Books: London, 2002, Hard cover, 280 pages, $57.ISBN:1-901147-04-5Give a man a... Continue
Written By: Ananda Zaren
I am sleeping with a dog. It's 2:00 a.m. and I wake to find her small, slender face a foot or two away from mine, eyes fixed on me. Lily has been with me for nine months and she has changed my life:... Continue
Written By: Julian Winston
Sorting the wheat from the chaff Materia medica: these strange words come to us from Latin and mean simply, "medical materials." The allopaths have their materia medica—in some ways the... Continue
Written By: Jean Hoagland
This column will come to you frequently with information from the NCH President as well as members of the NCH Board of Directors and staff. We hope this communication will maintain and increase your... Continue
Written By: Erastus Case
from Some Clinical Experiences (available from homeopathic booksellers) The leading symptom in the study is italicized. The remedy that cured will be found below. Grumbling pain and pressure in... Continue
The myth of individualization Dear Editor, Your editorial is usually the first item that I read as it always has a theme worth thinking about.      In the June issue, you... Continue
Written By: Miranda Castro
Start by studying a single remedy with a pen and pad at hand. Read the symptoms through from beginning to end over and over, and with each reading, pay attention to one of the following: 1. ... Continue
Written By: Julian Winston
J.T. Kent's Repertory lists 17 remedies under "Skin, eruptions, rhus poisoning" (i.e., poison ivy): Agaricus, Ammonium carb, Anacardium, Arnica, Bryonia, Croton tiglium, Cuprum, Graphites, Grindelia... Continue
Written By: Amy Rothenberg
Swede, a lovely blue-eyed woman, bright and effusive, had been a patient of mine for fifteen years. Although she had weathered her share of acute illness and some brushes with more serious pathology... Continue
Written By: Mary Aspinwall
Billy, a boy of almost seven, came to see me with a history of ear infections, asthma, constipation, and "school phobia."      Billy had taken over 100 courses of... Continue