Author: Larry Malerba, DO, DHt

Larry Malerba, DO, DHt has been a practitioner, educator, and leader in the field of holistic medicine for more than twenty years. He is the author of Green Medicine: Challenging the Assumptions of Conventional Health Care. Dr. Malerba is a featured author at Natural News and a regular contributor to Huffington Post. He is board certified in Homeotherapeutics, is Clinical Assistant Professor at New York Medical College, and a visiting lecturer at Albany Medical College. He is past president of the Homeopathic Medical Society of the State of New York. He received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University, his medical degree from Des Moines University, and his residency training at Albany Medical College. Dr. Malerba has a private practice in Upstate New York.

A Healing Vision for December 2012

With the end of the Mayan calendar now upon us, I would like to offer some thoughts regarding where we have been, where we are going, and what this may all mean for our present lives and the future of humankind. The more aware we are about the choices we make, the less likely we …continue

Homeopathy Makes a Real Difference in Whooping Cough

All indications are that whooping cough (pertussis) is on the rise in the U.S. this year. Given the general ineffectiveness of conventional medical treatment once a person has contracted the illness, it is incumbent upon the medical profession to consider other options. One such option with a long-standing clinical track record for reducing the duration …continue

How Suppression Causes Chronic Illness

Most people have some understanding of the concept of suppression as it applies to medicine—but what is it really and what impact does it have upon health? 1. What is suppression? If asked, the average person is likely to describe suppression in immunologic terms; in other words, it is believed to be a type of …continue

Natural Healing for Strains and Sprains

If one were to follow the prevailing wisdom regarding injuries to muscles, tendons, joints, and ligaments, one would apply ice to the affected region in the acute phase, heat in the later stages, and administer painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs for symptomatic relief. This protocol stems from conventional medicine’s one-size-fits-all desire for uniformity. Problems can occur, …continue

Is There a Safe Alternative Treatment for Chicken Pox?

A large percentage of us have contracted chicken pox at some point in our lifetimes. We’ve experienced its infamous itch and other symptomatology to varying degrees, and survived not only unscathed, but immunologically better off, just as Nature intended it. In medical lingo, chicken pox is an exanthem, which is to say, a viral condition …continue

Unexpected Help for Victims of Traumatic Brain Injury

The recent and tragic death of New York Rangers hockey player, Derek Boogaard, highlights a serious deficiency in the conventional medical approach to head trauma. Although his death remains a mystery it cannot be overlooked that this young man had been sidelined by a season-ending concussion five months earlier. It was the 28 year-old’s fourth …continue