Category Archives: Health Care

Taking the Fear Out


Bob Savage, night nurse. I cannot see his face but his large, dark bulk appears out of the night’s darkness in my room at Crouse Hospital. He moves swiftly and silently, leaning over my bed to whisper “What do you … Continue reading

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HOMEOPATHY: Today


I have received a comment from a reader: “Homeopathy is not something I have tried or known whether to trust, but the one thing I am certain of is that it can do no harm, unlike allopathic meds . . … Continue reading

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Of Butterflies, Homeopathy and Physicians


So I wake up from my nap and lay here watching the butterflies in the window. There are five of them—yellow, blue, turquoise, variegated and something indefinable on the red/yellow spectrum. Four are stained glass and one is plastic; four … Continue reading

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The 1:4732 Solution (Part II)


The homeopath thought my cold was pretty cool. From his point of view, my body was doing a nice job of riding itself of accumulated bad gunk. From my point of view, the constant runny nose meant that I could … Continue reading

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Fatty Carbuncle


Have you ever heard of Fatty Arbuckle? He was a comedian and silent screen star whose professional career began in 1906. It nearly ended in 1916 when, at a weight of 386 pounds, he got a carbuncle on his leg, … Continue reading

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Dr. Sarah Myhill: Happy Me (Part II)


(Continued from yesterday [https://annecwoodlen.wordpress.com/2014/03/30/dr-sarah-myhill-happy-me/] ). I started applying these techniques during the 1980s in Annesley Woodhouse in Nottingham, where I was working in a mining community. Within a few years I had interest from friends and relations of my NHS … Continue reading

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Dr. Sarah Myhill: Happy Me


Dr. Sarah Myhill is a physician practicing in Wales. She has withdrawn from Great Britian’s National Health Service and gone into private practice. Her thoughts on the matter should inform every American who is a patient, and every physician who … Continue reading

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