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September 2000

Vol. 20, No. 8

An interview with George Vithoulkas • The Thought Behind the Action - What are miasms? • Beyond Flat Earth Medicine - Infections and homeopathy • Opening the Home Medicine Chest - Warts: To cut, burn, freeze - or cure? • In the footsteps of Hahnemann - Stuttgart: The treasure trove • Dynamic Medicine - Transforming women's lives with homeopathy • Homeopathy for Animals - Copperhead snakebites • Personality or pathology? • Seminar Review - Lac defloratum


Articles in this Issue

Written By: Kristy Lampe
The old homeopathic masters often had to deal with fevers in their patients. They knew every detail and nuance about each individual type of fever, and of course, homeopathy, the medicine of... Continue
Written By: Karen Sine
George Vithoulkas is one of the greater lights in the homeopathic firmament, and he has labored in the field for forty years. His knowledge and experience are formidable and have earned him the... Continue
The April Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine contained a research article that found academic reviewers were three times more likely to rate an article on conventional medicine as important... Continue
Written By: Timothy R Dooley
The year of my medical internship we lived in a small one bedroom apartment below another family. One day the mom from upstairs appeared at the door with her 4-year-old son. "What do you think of his... Continue
Written By: Julian Winston
The second prescription is, it is said, the remedy that is given after the first remedy worked. And the giving of it is fraught with pitfalls. J.T. Kent, in his lectures on philosophy and scattered... Continue
Written By: Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND, DHANP, and Robert Ullman
An endangered gender? Women's health care is in the news a lot these days. New studies have mainstream doctors reeling. A Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center study is the second to find no... Continue
Written By: Joel Kreisberg
The first meeting of the European Network of Homeopathic Educators met in Amersfort, Netherlands, the first weekend in May. Educators representing Ireland, England, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland... Continue
Written By: Susanna Shelton, MDiv, RCHom and Tineke Verkade
We have both been involved in homeopathic education for many years. In the last few years we have seen a rapid increase in the demand for veterinary-specific educational opportunities and resources... Continue
Written By: Wendy Jensen
Rugby is a 12-year-old male Jack Russell Terrier who had a run-in with a three-foot-long copperhead snake and was bitten several times on the cheek and upper and lower jaws. The snake did not survive... Continue
Genetic engineering Dear Editor: Has anyone in the homeopathic community addressed the genetically engineered seed situation? If cross pollination occurs as it did with the milkweed and monarch... Continue
Provings Catching up on my reading, I was perusing the journal Homeopathic Links (3/99 issue). Since I live in New Zealand, I was drawn to the article about the proving of Salix alba, authored by... Continue
Written By: Julian Winston
This is the second in a series on Julian Winston's trip to Germany. After a train journey of almost eight hours from Kšthen, I was met at the station in Tübingen by Dr. Andreas Grimm, a... Continue
Written By: Sylvia Seroussi Chatroux
Staphysagria You seem to be so sweetAs you sit down on the chairSitting there you weepYour past life so unfairYou talk about your urineAnd how much it hurts to peeAbout the masturbationAnd your many... Continue
Written By: Nancy Hone
After four years in process, Minnesota successfully passed legislation that provides legal access to all kinds of natural health care including, but not limited to, homeopaths. On May 11, Governor... Continue
Written By: Todd A Hoover
Some patients come to my office with truly life threatening diseases. And some patients come with diseases that are not very severe yet are truly ruining their lives. I have found that diseases of... Continue
Written By: Will Taylor
Question I notice a kind of trend in homeopathy, where students get confused between the patient's general characteristics of personality and their pathology. I understand the difference between the... Continue
Written By: Evann Wilcosky
This is the fourth in a series of reports from the 4th Annual Southwest Conference in Classical Homeopathy, an NCH Regional Conference, held in Tempe, AZ, October 2--3, 1999. This year's Conference... Continue
Written By: Erastus Case
(available from homeopathic booksellers) The leading symptom in the study is italicized. The remedy that cured will be found below.Sneezing with acrid fluent coryza in sunshine only; dry obstructed... Continue
Written By: Ann Jerome Croce
This article is the first in a four-part series explaining the chronic miasms and how homeopaths use knowledge of them in practice."Chronic diseases arise from dynamic infection by a chronic miasm... Continue