H-E-B to Receive AAHP Integrative Medicine Award

The American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) has named H-E-B as the 2022 recipient of their Integrative Medicine Award. This honor recognizes a retailer organization or retailer executive that promotes and sells products that encompass a broad range of therapeutic approaches to achieve optimal health and wellness for consumers seeking readm more…

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What is the Future of Retail?

What was old is now new, or maybe not as new as we think. If you’re a baby boomer you probably remember that home delivery was commonplace in the 60s. Everybody did it, including the local grocery store, pharmacy, and department store. There was no Internet, computers, or credit cards. readm more…

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Retail is Alive and Well

By Mark Land, AAHP President Retailers represent a strong touchpoint within a community, providing goods and services in a way that promotes stability, accessibility to products, and more. The “more” means different things depending on the distribution channel. For example, the grocery channel encourages the health of the community it readm more…

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Homeopathic Community Responds to BJM Article on Reporting Bias

By Mark Land, AAHP President   You may have seen recent reports about a new study claiming that most homeopathic research is of poor quality, with positive results overestimated. AAHP members should be aware of this study, published on March 15 in BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine. An insightful response from Homeopathy readm more…

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Ushering in CPG 400.400 & Modern Homeopathy: Interview with Al Lorman

For those in the AAHP community who don’t know him already, we’re thrilled to introduce you to Alvin J. Lorman. Not only is Al our legal counsel, but he has been working with AAHP and the homeopathic industry since 1985. In fact, Al helped negotiate CPG 400.400, which ushered in readm more…

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Homeopathic Community Mourns the Loss of Researcher Luc Montagnier

The French virologist Luc Montagnier who won the Nobel Prize in 2008 for discovering the AIDS virus passed away on Feb. 8, 2022 in the Paris suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine. He was 89. In January 2009, his work on electromagnetic waves produced by DNA in water was published in Interdisciplinary Sciences: readm more…

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New FDA Documents on Cough/Cold Products and Annual Reporting

The Food and Drug Administration recently released two documents of interest to manufacturers and distributors of homeopathic drugs. The first is a “consumer update” concerning the use of cough/cold products in young children. It specifically calls attention to the fact that homeopathic products have never been reviewed by the agency readm more…

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50 Years a Homeopath: Interview with Eric Foxman

AAHP had a chance to catch up with the association’s Secretary, Eric L. Foxman, for a quick look back and his perspective on where we’ve come.   AAHP: It is rumored that you have been involved with homeopathy for some time. How did it come about, and how long has readm more…

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The History of the American Institute of Homeopathy (AIH)

Established April 10, 1844, the year after the death of homeopathy’s German-born founder, Dr. C. F. Samuel Hahnemann, the American Institute of Homeopathy (AIH) is the oldest, extant, national professional medical organization in the United States. The Institute has survived the vicissitudes of fortune attendant upon homeopathy and, indeed, upon readm more…

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Pharmacy Spotlight: Steve Litvak of Santa Monica Homeopathic

Steve Litvak (Right) and his uncle Robert in Santa Monica Homeopathic Pharmacy. Long before national retailers like Whole Foods and CVS carried homeopathic medicines, small independent pharmacies sold most of our industry’s products. Many of these independent retailers are still alive and well today. Not only do they help consumers readm more…

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