The Kidneys as Foundation for Body & Wisdom

By Heidi Harding, L.Ac. and Tim Aitken, L.Ac. Issue: Winter 2003, Form and Structure - Issue #34 In Classical Chinese Medicine, the Kidneys give us our foundation for life. The Kidneys represent that which pushes the organism to the actualization of its potential. They are the “pilot light” that ignites the body’s primary activities. The Kidneys store and activate our ... Read More ►

Bone Health and Osteoporosis

By Clinton L. Greenstone, M.D. Issue: Winter 2003, Form and Structure - Issue #34 The bones are dense, highly active tissues comprised of special protein fibers called collagen that become mineralized primarily with calcium and phosphorus. Their surfaces are constantly being built up and broken down through the process of bone remodeling. Osteoclasts are bone cells that eat away old ... 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 ►

DISEASE Prevention or HEALTH Promotion?

By Richard Fried, M.D. Issue: Fall 2004, SEXUALITY: A CONTEMPORARY LOOK - Issue #37 The Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure came out with a sweeping new report called the JNC 7) on the treatment and diagnosis of high blood pressure in America, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), ... Read More ►

Frankincense and Myrrh – Companions for overcoming work-related stress?

By Ross Rentea, MD Issue: Fall 2004, HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE - Issue #38  Erika is a dedicated high school administrator. She loves to come to work every day and is good at it. She “multi-tasks” all day long, scheduling, typing, taking messages and more. But feeling joy at work wasn’t always the case. When the cleaning staff began to use ... Read More ►

Owned by Illness Part 2

An interview with Gerald Karnow, M.D. Issue: Fall 2005, Restoring Our Relationship with Food; Issue #41 , Vol. 10 We interviewed Gerald Karnow, M.D., at the Artemisia conference in Ann Arbor, MI. Dr. Karnow has been a practitioner of anthroposophically-extended medicine and a co-worker at the Fellowship Community in Chestnut Ridge, NY, a residential community based on the care of ... Read More ►

A Positive Future for Medicine

An interview with Alicia Landman-Reiner, M.D. Issue: Winter 2005, Winter of the Soul; Issue #42 Alicia Landman-Reiner, M.D. is a physician and board member of the Physicians’ Association for Anthroposophical Medicine (PAAM). She is also the course director for the PAAM-sponsored training course for doctors. The training is comprised of six four-day intensive workshops over two years, taught by anthroposophic ... Read More ►

Reversing Diabetes Naturally

LILIPOH interviews Helen Ross, M.D. Issue: Winter 2006: Gratitude and Love - Issue #46 Vol 11 Helen Ross, M.D. oversees the Reversing Diabetes Naturally program at The Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center in Patagonia, Arizona, a spiritual healing and retreat center founded by Gabriel Cousins, M.D.(author of Spiritual Nutrition and The Rainbow Diet). The Tree of Life program combines holistic ... Read More ►

Anthroposophical Aspects of Diabetes Treatment

By Ross Rentea, M.D.. Issue: Winter 2006: Gratitude and Love - Issue #46 Vol 11 Medical doctor Ross Rentea invites us to explore some of the deeper causes behind diabetes. Probing the relationship between our physical condition, cultural influences and our soul and spirit, he explores how an anthroposophic physician treats the individual with a diabetic condition. When it is ... Read More ►

Contact with Wild Places: The Antidote to Nature Deficit Disorder

By Ricardo Sierra Issue: Spring 2008: The Spirit in Color - Issue #51, Vol. 13   “It is hard to argue with a thunderstorm, or blame poison ivy on the plant.” As a boy growing up in upstate New York, I attended the pioneering class of the Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School. It was a very rural area, (some of my classes ... Read More ►