Medicine: Homeopathic Hassle

For 80 years homeopathic physicians* in Maryland peacefully carried on their practices. They also ran their own medical society, which, by state law, appoints a licensing board of examiners. But last week the homeopaths were hassling among themselves and with the law. Subject of the dispute: Dr. Robert H. Reddick's crusade to "save Homeopathy."

In Maryland, as in the rest of the U.S., homeopathic practice has never been popular. Today there are only 75 "pure" homeopaths practicing in the U.S., but more than 5,000 physicians combine homeopathy with M.D. practice. Reddick has an M.D....

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