Article – Notions About Disease – by Dr. Leslie Richmond

In western societies, we are accustomed to classifying disease by a description of signs and symptoms identified with the main body part involved, usually a Latin or Greek name. Examples: arthritis (inflamed joint(s), jaundice, yellowish), tonsillitis (inflamed tonsils), lung cancer, etc. Western medicine has a long history of this classification. Then in the 1800's, the germ theory of disease evolved... read more »