EDITORIAL NOTES AND COMMENTS

Rabe R F   DESENSITIZATION VS. HOMOEOPATHY.-In the Journal of the American Medical Association for June 2, 1923, is an interesting article by Albert Strickler, M.D., Dermatologist to the Samaritan Hospital and Assistant Dermatologist to the Philadelphia General Hospital, Philadelphia, entitled “The Value of the Toxin (Antigen_ of Rhus Toxicodendron and Rhus Venenata in the … Read more

PROVE ALL THINGS, HOLD FAST THAT WHICH IS GOOD

Eli G. Jones, M.D., 1370 Main Street, Buffalo, N.Y.   One of the great teachers in medicine (Hoffman) of Germany taught his students to “prove all things, to hold fast that which is good.”. In my judgment the sweetest little flower that grows in New England is the Epigea Repens, the May flower or Trailing … Read more

Cases

Rabe R F   Principles of Homoeopathy: Laboratory-research has for years conducted investigations with the aim of finding a reliable substance to cure cancer. The same sort of investigation has worked to find something to cure diabetes. Now the announcement comes, from Canada, of the splendid results obtained by administration of Insulin. Corroboration of the … Read more

ESSENTIALS OF HOMOEOPATHIC PRESCRIBING

Rabe R F   Illustrated by a Clinical Case. As I have already explained in the first part of my discussion. the taking of the history, especially a homoeopathic history, involves great forethought and tact. I shall re emphasize the necessity of allowing the patient to tell all he or she can, and ask questions … Read more

HOMOEOPATHY AS A SPECIALTY

Alfred Pulford, M.D., Toledo, Ohio.   Many physicians have advocated homoeopathy as a specialty instead of as a separate school of medicine. We note also that the latest propagandistic literature from The Homoeopathic Foundation at Washington, D.C., advocates this also. Against this, for the real good of homoeopathy, we most vigorously protest, and here are … Read more

THE IDENTITY OF HAHNEMANNS “VITAL FORCE” WITH THE SUBCONSCIOUS MIND

Stuart Close   In collating the references in the “Organon” to the vital force a peculiar fact not hitherto noticed is brought out. They fall naturally into two classes which may be roughly characterized as respectful and disrespectful. In the first class Hahnemann describes the vital force as “spiritual,” “spirit-like,” “invisible,” “immaterial,” “known only by … Read more

PERSONAL EXPERIENCES IN HOMOEOPATHIC PRESCRIBING

Samuel Rosenfeld.   After four years of contact with the intimate personalities of homoeopathy and homoeopathic prescribing, it is but due time to express some personal views and opinions in the treatment of cases. I shall confine myself solely to the treatment of the chronic case, for in this alone, I have been most fortunate … Read more