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July 2003

Vol. 23, No. 7

Summer Danger: Lyme Disease - Prevent it and treat it • Amazing Apis - Soothes stings, sunburn, & allergies - Don't leave home without it! • Out of Africa - Homeopathy heals below the poverty line • 8 Great Remedies For Indigestion • Research Rules!


Articles in this Issue

Christa Marie with Elijah, her favorite horse, at Broward County Park. Fifth-generation homeopath treats chicken Audrey Grimmer Winthers, daughter of renowned homeopath... Continue
Written By: Luc De Schepper
Dr. Luc De Schepper with children at a Kenyan orphanage In January 2003, I was invited by the Kenya Institute of Alternative Medicine to conduct a series of... Continue
Written By: Yolande Grill
Imagine yourself arriving at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix, Arizona, after a very long flight from London, England. Now imagine a smiling flirtatious blonde at the car rental counter offering you a... Continue
Written By: Joan Clifton
In 1966 I married a student from Madagascar, an island off the east coast of Africa. When we went there to live two years later, I expected that I might fall prey to malaria or even some more exotic... Continue
Written By: Judy Cubel
The kissing bug—also called assassin bug, cone-nose bug, or walapai tiger—is a member of the triatoma species and a very nasty insect indeed. It sucks your blood when you're asleep and... Continue
Written By: Timothy R. Dooley
On a hot fourth of July in 1850, President Zachary Taylor broke ground on the soon-to-be constructed Washington Monument in Washington, DC, and cooled off by eating a bowl of chilled cherries with... Continue
Written By: Miranda Castro
Vermeulen's wonderful new book, Prisma, tells us a delicious amount about the workings of bees including snippets of their mythology and folklore. Bees have been revered since prehistoric times for... Continue
Written By: Miranda Castro
My friend Mary's daughter called recently and said "Help. My mom's all swollen up, and she keeps saying she'll be OK in the morning but she's been swollen for two days now and she isn't OK at all. I'... Continue
Written By: Tim Shannon
In the summer of 2000, I traveled to Nairobi, Kenya, with my schoolmate and friend Tish Stoebner. We had been invited to help open an AIDS clinic in the slums of Nairobi. Both Tish and I have since... Continue
Written By: Joanne Mattke
Earlier this year, four veterinary students from the University of Florida won scholarships to attend the Florida State Conference on Homeopathy and 16th Annual Luncheon in Orlando, FL. They were... Continue
Written By: Didi Ananda Ruchira
Didi Ruchira speaks to a student in the doorway of the Abha Light Health Centre in Nairobi. In Kenya, about 60% of the population live below the poverty line on less than... Continue
Written By: Iris R. Bell
Any effective homeopath is a good researcher. This statement may seem odd—after all, aren't most homeopaths practicing clinicians who take care of patients? Consider, however, Webster's... Continue
Written By: Kimberleigh Murray
I've loved, studied, and taught homeopathy for 13 years now, ever since it literally saved my life back in 1990, when I experienced a deep, permanent, and "miraculous" cure of life-threatening asthma... 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. Irritable; easily angered. Mouth... Continue
Written By: Julian Winston
Is knitting oil-painting? I was recently given a book, purportedly about homeopathy. The book "pushed enough buttons" for me that I thought I'd address the issues it raised in an editorial or two.... Continue
Written By: Lia Bello and Julian Winston
"Impossible Cure: The promise of Homeopathy " - by Amy Lansky, PhD R.L. Ranch Press: Portola Valley, CA, 2003, paperback, 302 pages, $18.95. ISBN 0-9727514-0-8 Reviewed by Lia Bello, RN, FNP, CCH... Continue
Written By: Todd A. Hoover
Lyme Disease is caused by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacterium (identified in the 1940s) and is passed to humans and animals via infected deer ticks. Like the bacterium that causes Syphilis, Borrelia... Continue
Join an NCH Chatroom/E-Lecture! It is an exciting time to be involved in homeopathy. One of the most awesome advances is the ability to communicate homeopathic knowledge faster than ever before... Continue
Written By: Karen Allen
The University of California San Francisco Medical School library is one of my favorite places: home to a collection of homeopathic books, journals, and artifacts that were previously owned by the... Continue
Written By: Todd A. Hoover
After the events of September 11, 2001, the world changed. Terrorism in its many forms, once isolated to certain regions, has now become a concern across the globe. Although terrorism has existed... Continue
Written By: J.P. Borneman
Historians tell us that among the most important attributes of cultures that grow and flourish is the development of written language. At its earliest, language simply manifested itself as pictures... Continue