Coevolving with the Influenza Virus: A bit of history, some pathophysiology and one suggested herbal treatment among many possibilities.

The Flu INTRODUCTION/ A BIT OF HISTORY The early 20th-century witnessed it's first global flu pandemic; the H1N1 strain known as the "Spanish Flu," or "La Grippe" killed somewhere between 20-40 million people in 2 years. The Spanish Flu killed more people in one year than in ...

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In 2010 I boat out to an Island off the coast of San Francisco. I am thinking about citizenship and radicality for my friend Mary Walling Blackburn; about how radical means roots, and citizenship refers to cities, how thorns can guide or teach. I wander through the ruins of ...

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I looked down at the short scythe handle and across at the tall nettles. "It will hurt," I said. Then he looked at me with half a smile and a little shake of the head. "You decide for yourself when it will hurt," he said, suddenly getting serious. He walked over to the ...