Category Archives: Haiti

Complementary Medicine on the Battlefield


I recently read an article in the Wall Street Journal about using acupuncture to treat soldiers with concussions and brain trauma, and PTSD. Isn’t that cool? They are helping soldiers with headaches, insomnia, anxiety, and nightmares right on the battlefield … Continue reading

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If it’s yellow-let it mellow, if it’s brown-flush it down


This was one of the rules where I stayed, near the Haitian tent camp last week. Although I was sleeping in a tent, I had access to toilets and to conserve precious water this sign was posted over the toilets. … Continue reading

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Airport blogging


It’s my first time. blogging on a cell phone pad. I’m now in Dallas and about to catch a fly to Miami ending the first leg of this trip to Haiti. I’m headed back for another week, this time joining … Continue reading

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My Favorite Pictures of 2010


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3 Kids Get to Go To School


A follow-up to my post from a few weeks ago, “This Was Their Lucky Day.” Thanks to donations from a few friends, I was able to wire some money to Haiti, and 3 kids now get to go to grade … Continue reading

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Reverse Culture Shock


Stepping out from customs into the Ft. Lauderdale airport the first thing I noticed was the food stands. Dunkin Donuts, Pizza, packaged salads and wraps. I grabbed a veggie sushi package and devoured the little bite sized rolls. Carpet on … Continue reading

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Fungus Among Us


Today we went out to a place unknown to us before today, somewhere in the city about 45 min ride from the hotel. We put our trust into a driver we met the day before, who said there was a … Continue reading

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Mick Jagger was here


Back to the nursing school-Universite Notre Dame D’Haiti- today. We started under the big top, where Lisette did a quick “introduction to homeopathy” teaching session with another class of students. During their lunch break we headed back to do a … Continue reading

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This was their lucky day


The morning was spent seeing patient at St. Vincent’s School for the Handicapped with the team from Homeopaths Without Borders. Mostly new patients but a few that came back for follow ups, with big smiles. Fevers were gone, pains were … Continue reading

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God Bless America


It was a special day for 100 nursing students at Universite Notre Dame D’Haiti . The team of volunteers led by Lauri Grossman taught a 3 hour first aid course in homeopathy. The students dressed in the school uniforms and … Continue reading

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