Category Archives: Pharmaceuticals

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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500 and Climbing


Today is a gray, overcast day in Syracuse. The sky has been weeping off and on for several days. I’ve been out and gotten totally soaked a couple of times. Some of the trees are in early yellow-green as their … 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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To Shuffle Sideways or Not


This morning I feel stronger. There is no more medically-approved word for it: I just feel stronger. Let me tell you how the week has gone. Last Saturday I went to church and knew after I got there that it … Continue reading

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The Next Questions (Part I)


Dear Dr. Klimas, I have chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS): Can you help me find a doctor who will work with me? I live in Syracuse, New York, where medical professionals are conservative and close-minded. The biggest employer is the State … Continue reading

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Allergies, Diarrhea and ADHD


Research in Homoeopathy -2 Robert Medhurst Hpathy Ezine, February, 2013 | February 6, 2013 The 2nd of Robert Medhurst’s 13 part series on research in homeopathy. The Academic Department Library at the Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital claims to hold 19,000 scientific … Continue reading

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