Departments: Short CommunicationsChicken Soup Cure May Not be a Myth Author Information ABOUT THE AUTHOR Alan B. Hopkins, BSEE, RN, is an ACNP with Bell International Medicine, Atoka, Tn. Short Communications enables clinicians to trade practice tips, experiences, information, and research findings. Short Communication articles are not reviewed by the editorial review board; the goal is to allow a free dialogue among journal readers. The Nurse Practitioner 28(6):p 16, June 2003. Buy © 2003 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.