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Spring 2009

Vol. 29, No. 1

AFRICA’s Health Crises Malaria, AIDS, & more Volunteers helping people in need • Ditch Risky Cough Meds Safe solutions for kids & adults • Free yourself from past hurts Follow the path to forgiveness • Twitches, Tics, & Tantrums Make them go away for good


Articles in this Issue

Written By: Shawn Vale
In June 2005, after completing the third year of a four-year homeopathy program in New York City, I boarded a British Airways flight to Nairobi to volunteer with Abha Light, a charitable organization... Continue
Written By: Jeremy Sherr
Renowned homeopath Jeremy Sherr is in Tanzania, Africa, setting up a homeopathy clinic. Over the last 3 months, he and his host, homeopath Sigsbert Rwegasira, have treated more than 100 AIDS patients... Continue
This year alone at least a million Africans, most of them young children, will suffer and die of malaria. Another two million will suffer and then die of AIDS. Because of extreme poverty (70% of the... Continue
Choosing a homeopathic remedy for an acute problem is easy—just match the symptoms of the person-in-need with the indications of the homeopathic medicine, right? But wait a minute...not every... Continue
Written By: Nancy Boyer
Five years ago the National Center for Homeopathy’s Board of Directors adopted a business plan that included developing a strong and respected international NCH media presence. Thanks to the... Continue
Written By: Pearlyn Goodman-Herrick
Anywhere you go during the winter season, you’re likely to hear someone coughing and hacking. Although an acute cough is not always serious, it often sounds terrible! Coughs can also be... Continue
Written By: Kenneth Silvestri
If your cup is small, a little bit of salt will make the water salty. If your heart is small, then a little bit of pain can make you suffer. Your heart must be large. —Thich Nhat Hanh... Continue
Written By: George Guess
The homeopathic treatment of coughs, while often rapidly effective, demands very careful symptom observation. It is best to resist the impulse to take “something” as soon as a cough... Continue
Cuba “immunizes” 2.4 million people with homeopathy: prevents serious infections Researchers at Cuba’s Finlay Institute, a center that develops, investigates, and produces vaccines... Continue
From Newton Homeopathics: It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of our founder and friend, Dr. Luc Chaltin. The natural health community has lost an important contributor,... Continue
As part of its 188th anniversary Founders Day Celebration on ­February 19, the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia will bestow an honorary doctorate of science degree on John A. (Jack)... Continue
©Julien Harneis, Flickr.com Health workers demonstrate use of mosquito net. George Washington and Abraham Lincoln suffered with it. Four popes died of it. And it killed one million... Continue
The authors are homeopathic professionals, educators, and leaders in the field who believe strongly in the need for unity in legislative efforts to further homeopathy. by Karen Allen, CCH; Loretta... Continue
More than 35% of Botswana’s residents are believed to be infected with HIV or AIDS. When UK homeopath and former nurse Hilary Fairclough visited Botswana in 2000, she was touched by the people... Continue
Didi Ananda Ruchira, DIHom, of the Abha Light Foundation [abhalight.org] has been working in Kenya since 1998 bringing homeopathy and natural medicine clinics to the poor. She has said that, in her... Continue
Written By: Adjoa Margaret Stack
This story begins in 1983 with an African soothsayer. As a brand new Peace Corps volunteer, I was not yet familiar with Ghanaian ways. A neighbor of mine had engaged the soothsayer, as is common when... Continue
Written By: Kristy Lampe
Gwynn Cadwallader, CCH, and Lucy Clark, LMT, have created a second set in the Quick Study System™ to help students prepare for the Pathology portion of the Council for Homeopathic Certification... Continue
Many homeopathic remedies have the potential to help a person who is suffering with mental, emotional, or physical symptoms resulting from a grief, a loss, or other adverse event that they cannot... Continue
Written By: Timothy R. Dooley
"Oh, she'll get upset if she doesn’t get what she wants," Georgia’s mother said. "Upset?" I asked. "She can be very dramatic. She'll scream, 'I hate you.'" Watching nine-year-old Georgia... Continue
Most adults have experienced the occasional twitch—a fluttering eyelid or jerking leg muscle, for example. These temporary, involuntary muscle spasms usually cause little problem and go away on... Continue
The Northern Water Hemlock (Cicuta virosa) may be the most poisonous plant in the U.S. One bite of its root can cause violent convulsions, uncontrolled movements, rigid muscle spasms, and... Continue
Written By: Elizabeth Brandegee
We’ll soon be holding our 5th Annual World Homeopathy Awareness Week. What better way to celebrate Hahnemann’s birthday than to give awareness of this invaluable science to the public in... Continue