The Country Doctor Alive And Well

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Present-day country doctoring comes to real life in "The Country Doctor Alive and Well" by John G. Hipps, M.D. In his new 384-page book, Dr. Hipps shares his experiences of being a country doctor - whether in the mountains of Pennsylvania, the Ethiopian escarpment, or with the Black Foot people of the Dakotas. Discover how Dr. Hipps fights the conventional medical establishment and becomes a maverick helicopter doctor for the people. This book is a treasure of exciting and inspiring real-life encounters with people from around the world.

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Dr. John has been a medical doctor for forty years after preparing himself with three years as a World War II U.S. Navy Corpsman, an Allegheny College biology and chemistry major, a University of Pennsylvania medical student, a Wilmington, Delaware Hospital intern, and a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center resident in occupational and environmental medicine.

The doctor has taken his commonsense and compassionate approach to medicine, coupled with the spirit of the country doctor, from the rural Allegheny Mountains to the Dakota and Montana Indian country, the African countries of Ethiopia and Sudan, the Pennsylvania Correctional Institutions, and back again to Rainbow's End Nature Sanctuary in Cameron County, Pennsylvania. He provides consulting services for occupational, environmental, alternative, and holistic medicine as personal physician to individuals and families, family doctor to the workplace (employee and employer), and as country doctor to the environment.

The doctor and his wife live, work, and love there, offering sanctuary to indigenous wild plant and animal life and to patients, friends, and acquaintances. Rainbow's End is a multidimensional center for promoting the physical, psychological, and spiritual well being of humankind, the earth, and the universe. Personal Health Services include:

Comprehensive General Health Assessment

Chronic Fatigue

Chronic Pain

Fibromyalgia

Chemical Toxicity and Sensitivity

Weight Management

Personal Injury Evaluation

Worker's Compensation Evaluation

Future plans include onsite workshops and seminars on a wide variety of subjects; i.e., landscape design with native shrubs and wildflowers, healthy homes and buildings, nature photography and writing, environmental aesthetics, the magic of the daytime sky, and the mystery of the sky at night.

Review:

A believer in home remedies . . . he describes why he is in favor of acupuncture, herbal remedies and alternative medicine. -- Allegheny Magazine - Spring 2000

Along with the homespun stories, he dispenses practical medical advice kindred to homeopathy . . . It's a down-to-earth, pleasant read. -- Today's Librarian - July 2000

His descriptions of his travels through the Pennsylvania countryside are priceless and make you wish to be there. . . -- Carlene Stroup - Community Affairs Publishing - February 12, 2000

Like any good author, Hipps believes in making a connection with the reader, which he does through his . . . humor . . . -- Andrew Swasta - The Daily Press - December 4, 1999

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