Although the old barefoot doctor
system was abandoned nearly ten years ago, the village doctors were divided on whether they should be in private practice as in Western countries.
It may seem strange -- not least a little hypocritical -- that the Barefoot Doctor
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In an increasingly secular society starved of spiritualism, it seems that the Barefoot Doctor
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But long before these celebrity endorsements Stephen Russell, or Barefoot Doctor
as he is known, was on a mission to bring natural healing into mainstream popular culture.
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Holistic healer The Barefoot Doctor
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Your body is a temple but it's also a nightclub, " says the Barefoot Doctor
in his book Return of the Urban Warrior.
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5 Health guru Barefoot Doctor
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