IS HOMOEOPATHIC PHILOSOPHY PRACTICAL

     [Read before the I.H.A., Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, June 9-11, 1932.]. MARGARET C. LEWIS, M.D.   It might seem unnecessary to make such an inquiry before a group of I.H.A. members, but personal experience leads me to ask it. Honest inquiries are made as to why some homoeopathic doctors use means which are not recognized … Read more

COPY OF A LETTER WRITTEN BY DR CONSTANTINE HERING TO HIS COLLEAGUE, DR S S GUY, IN 1849

Roberts H A [The original is in the Memorial Collection.]. Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 12, 1849. Dr. S. S. Guy, Brooklyn, N.Y.   DEAR COLLEAGUE:. I received your letter this morning. The name of the medicine I have sent you for experimenting in epilepsy is Calcarea arsenica. Thus you can read right what is unreadably written. … Read more

THE MATHEMATICAL PROBLEM IN COMPARATIVE MATERIA MEDICA

  [Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Materia Medica, June 9-11, 1932.]. H.A. ROBERTS, M.D.   The study of materia medica presents a problem for every student, so much so that he is at first almost bewildered by the multiplicity and the similarity of symptom pictures. It is only when he can grasp the whole picture and … Read more

BE SURE YOU ARE RIGHT, THEN STICK TO IT

[Read before the I.H.A., Bureau of Clinical Medicine, June9-11, 1932.]. CHARLES A. DIXON, M.D.   One of the finest things about keeping case records is, that in reviewing our failures we can visualize the whole ensemble and analyze each prescription separately. I presume that we all function pretty much alike and that when I mention … Read more

BODY-REFLEXES AS A MEANS OF SELECTING A REMEDY

  [Read before the I.H.A., Bureau of Clinical Medicine, June 9-11, 1932.]. GUY BECKLEY STEARNS, M.D. FOR THE FOUNDATION OF HOMOEOPATHIC RESEARCH.   The Committee which was appointed by the I.H.A. in 1922 to investigate the claims of Abrams verified certain effects produced when vials of potentised remedies were brought in contact with a person. We … Read more

CAN THE DOCTOR OR THE LAYMAN AFFORD IT

   ALFRED PULFORD, M.D.   The most valuable earthly possession an individual can possibly have is HEALTH. Personal and public health is of greater moment than all the other issues before the world today, for without it there can be no ambition, no progress, no wealth, no happiness. Life would become, not only burdensome, but loathsome. … Read more