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Quality of Life—An Exploration of Biography and Social Art

By Susan Crozier In 1996, I was 42-years-old and our family relocated to a new state. I was experiencing a difficult time of loneliness, anxiety and a loss of camaraderie. The outer landscape was beautiful but my interior one was a dark wood.  "What direction will lead me out of this wood?" That year, Sunbridge College in Spring Valley, NY, was starting ... Read More ►

Finding a Living Relationship to the Therapeutic Process

By Adam Blanning, MD Spring 2016, Campaign Finance and the Social Order in the 2016 Election - Issue #83, Vol. 21 There is a curious experience that comes about in the process of learning anthroposophic medicine and its remedies; that is, when you learn about the therapeutic use of a substance, you often then see a whole string of patients ... Read More ►

Cancer: The Disease of our Time

Reprinted in part from Sozial Hygiene, Nos. 19 and 26 MD Summer 1999, Cancer: A New Approach - Issue #16 How Does Cancer Arise? Time and again doctors are asked: "What really is the cause of cancer?" This question can't be answered in a sentence. The increase in incidence indicates that the disease is related to our changed customs and ... Read More ►

Diabetes, A Mandate

By Gerald Karnow, M.D., MD Fall 2000: Chronic Illness - Issue #21  Click Here to Buy the Issue! Everywhere in the media we read about the increasing incidence of diabetes. In the last decade, diabetes rose by 3.3% nationwide to 6.5% of the population. The immense increase of a chronic illness, with its personal, social and economic consequences, poses many questions. ... Read More ►

How to Treat Childhood Illness

By Philip Incao, MD Summer 2001, The Child - Issue #24 All of the common illnesses of childhood are inflammations. "Infection" is the wrong word for them because it suggests that we get sick because germs invade us. This is misleading. We are always exposed to, and often harbor, germs and yet we only occasionally get sick. Why do we ... Read More ►

What is an Anthroposophical Physician

By Andrea Schaeffer-Pautz, MD Issue: Spring 2002, A Rich Offering of Therapies - Issue #27 A physician or osteopathic physician who has completed a conventional training with all its external qualifications, who fully acknowledges the benefits and accomplishments of modern medicine, but does not stop there. The anthroposophical physician extends traditionally taught medicine, based on a study of the human ... Read More ►

The Doctor Speaks 1

By Philip Incao, M.D. Issue: Summer 2004, Biography Emerges as a Tool For Therapy - Issue #36 Q: I am taking medication for high blood pressure and high cholesterol and am concerned about the overall effects on my well-being. How can I offset any potential negative impact of these strong drugs? A: It is pretty much common knowledge that heart ... Read More ►

The Medicine in Biographic Messages

by A. Pautz, M.D. Issue: Summer 2004, Biography Emerges as a Tool For Therapy - Issue #36  Life leaves traces ingrained in our biographies. Seen within an entire life, biographic events can appear as informative messages - messages we may read, understand, and act on. In taking a patient’s history, an anthroposophically-trained medical doctor listens to and evaluates such events. The ... Read More ►