All posts by: Lisa Platt

Is Medicine a Profession or a Business?

by in Blog November 19, 2018

A recent article in the free journal published by MedScape poses that question. My instinctive reaction was to pull back in alarm. “Profession” means an occupation which requires a certain number of years of training – generally in what is called “higher” education, distinguished from a “job” by the fact that a job pays money […]

Interview with VoyagePhoenix Magazine

by in News November 19, 2018

Today we’d like to introduce you to Martha M Grout. Dr. Grout, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today? I started out in the field of Emergency Medicine – largely because (a) we see just about everything in the ER – there is no specialization, we were […]

Legislative Subcommittee: Abolish Nevada Board of Homeopathic Medicine

by in News November 15, 2018

According to an article published on nevadappeal.com The Sunset Subcommittee of the Legislative Commission has recommended the abolishment of the state Board of Homeopathic Medicine. The said board is currently facing a debt amounting to $145,000. The subcommittee has also recommended the review of the licensing fees of other boards and commissions, significantly noting that […]

Martha M. Grout, M.D.(H), brings a diverse and rich background of training and experience to her profession of healing

by in News November 13, 2018

Martha M. Grout, M.D., M.D.(H), brings a diverse and rich background of training and experience to her profession of healing. Having earned her A.B. degree from Radcliffe College (Harvard University), she went on to earn an M.D. from the Medical College of Pennsylvania with a specialization in emergency medicine. Her Scottsdale integrative medical center is […]

Ultra-diluted Toxicodendron pubescens attenuates proinfammatory cytokines and ROSmediated neuropathic pain in rats

by in Blog November 6, 2018

Despite the availability of multiple therapeutic agents, the search for novel pain management of neuropathic pain is still a challenge.Oxidative stress and inflammatory signaling are prominently involved in clinical manifestation of neuropathic pain. Toxicodendron pubescens, popularly known as Rhus Tox (RT) is recommended in alternative medicines as an anti-inflammatory and analgesic remedy. Earlier, we reported […]

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