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Interview with val ohanian

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- Interview with val ohanian (Greg Bedayn)  AH: Tell us about your beginnings. Ohanian: I was born in Los Angeles, back when it was a lot quieter. Kids could safely play in the streets, and I walked to elementary school. It was about a mile-I loved having that time to myself, to think and dream. Besides walking, I spent time riding my bicycle and reading. I was interested in what made people tick, their relationships, I spent a fair amount of time, even as a child, helping people find ways through their problems.  AH: What was your family life like?  Ohanian: My father was a clinical psychologist, my mother was a stay-at-home mom -it was the 1950's. I have a younger brother, who has turned out to be a widely respected economist. Family life was stable. The focus was working, getting ahead in life. I remember being impatient to grow up-I couldn't wait to get out and explore life.  AH: Did you have an early interest in medicine?  Ohanian: Yes, I had decided at age five

As if one patient - Angustura vera Case

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- As if one patient (Greg Bedayn) In 1799 Hahnemann first applied the genus epidemicus; the single homeopathic remedy to treat a similarly-affected population, during a scarlet fever epidemic he treated in K√∂nigslutter, Germany. The story of how he accidentally discovered the genus epidemicus is interesting: There was a large family that had members with scarlet fever. Hahnemann noticed that one of the children who had been taking Belladonna for another reason did not have symptoms of scarlet fever. He discovered that by giving the other members of the family Belladonna, as a prophylactic, they did not get scarlet fever. Hahnemann concluded that a remedy that rapidly cures at the onset of an illness would be the best preventative.  This serendipitous discovery led Hahnemann into developing the principle of genus epidemicus -where if one takes the symptom-totality from each person in a epidemic population and then puts those features together into one case, as if one person, and g

Lozier's school - A brief historical sketch of the new york medical college and hospital for women.

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- By jay yasgur, rph., msc. New york medical college,  "The total frontage of the building is forty-five feet, and the style is French renaissance. The material up to the line of the first floor is limestone of grayish-white color. Above this, the front except the cornice and its balustrade, is of terra cotta, of color in harmony with that of the limestone. The terra cotta is well modeled, the free columns of the second story being among the best wrought examples in the city of such architectural details in this material."  - King's, History of Homeopathy, III, p. 139.  Highlights of the New York Medical College for Women  College of the Flower and 5th Avenue Hospitals  "Hahnemann was the founder of homeopathy; Gram was it's pioneer in America; Hering founded the first homoeopathic school of medical instruction in the world; Lozier founded the first woman's homoeopathic medical college in the world-the New York Medical College for Women."  -Al

A brief historical sketch of the new york medical college and hospital for women. - Notes

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1Lozier's school was the third women's medical college in the United States. The first being the Boston Female Medical College on (Nov. 1, 1848, four years later it's name changed to New England Female Medical College and, in 1873, it merged with the Boston University Medical College a homeopathic institution). The first woman in America to graduate from a medical school was Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910, same as Mary Baker Eddy, founder of Christian Science) who graduated in 1849 from Geneva Medical College in upstate New York. Dr. Blackwell, an allopath, also established a medical college, in 1868, not more than a few blocks from Lozier's. It was called the Women's Medical College of the New York Infirmary for Women and Children, and competed for students with Lozier's school. Blackwell's school however, did not admit applicants with suffragist views or who believed in the health reform movement! The relationship between Lozier and Blackwell was initi

When saturn and mercury collide - Working together in the best interests of the patient

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- By nick nossaman md, dht and miranda castro fshom, rshom (na), cch  This presentation was given at the NCH Annual Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona in 1996-the 200th Anniversary of homeopathy! Samuel Hahnemann first coined the word homeopathy in 1796. The cosmos - a macrocosm  Slides of individual planets in the background, to the accompaniment of "The Planets" by Gustav Holtz.  Our universe is comprised of innumerable celestial bodies, scattered throughout an infinity of space, a hugeness beyond our wildest imaginings. Each celestial body has its own individuality. Much as people do. Each of these elements of the universe has its own unique emanation, behavior and manner of relating to the other constellations. Within this immense cosmos each celestial body has its own sub-systems, much as our bodies are made up of subsystems of molecules, and these molecular subsystems are in turn made up of fields of submolecular particles and so on; telescoping fields within fie