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April 2006
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Healing with Homeopathy
A Family Affair: Treating the Whole Family with Homeopathy: Part Two
by Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND, LCSW, DHANP and Robert Ullman, ND, DHANP
Online publication only

Digestion and Inflammatory Disease
by Judy Kitchen
Online publication only

An Easy Way to Evaluate Digestion
by Judy Kitchen
Online publication only

Iodine Debate Continues
by Guy E. Abraham, MD and David Brownstein, MD
Online publication only

Gaby Replies to Latest Iodine Rebuttal
by Alan R. Gaby, MD
Online publication only

Letter from Publisher

Chemical Exposures at the World Trade Center: Use of the Hubbard Sauna Detoxification Regimen to Improve the Health Status of New York City Rescue Workers Exposed to Toxicants
by Marie A. Cecchini, MS; David E. Root, MD, MPH; Jeremie R. Rachunow, MD; and Phyllis M. Gelb, MD
A timely and remarkably simple protocol for detoxification, the Hubbard Sauna Regimen restores quality of life to rescue workers exposed to high levels of toxins during natural catastrophes, terrorist attacks, and war-related incidents.
Article put online December 2006

A Promising Cure for URTI Pandemics, Including H5N1 and SARS: Has the Final Solution to the Coming Plagues Been Discovered (Part II)
by Eric Gordon, MD and Kent Holtorf, MD
Part II of an intriguing article about the promising benefits of silver oxide hydrosol continues with further study of silver's unique virotoxic properties, along with suggestions for a protocol and ongoing support.

An Unorthodox Treatment for Fibromyalgia
by Chuck Bates, PhD and David Fairbrook, MD
An encouraging treatment emerges from a consideration of the role of fibromyalgia patients as human "mine canaries," who provide crucial warnings about environmental toxicity and "trigger foods" that promote the disease.

One Program, Two Months
by Jonathan V. Wright, MD
Looking for a silver bullet for long-term symptomatic pain? A two-month course of supplemental nutrients given intravenously may be the answer.

Vesitrol™ Featuring UroMax™ — Effects on Urinary Incontinence and Overactive Bladder
by Tracey Seipel, ND
Urinary incontinence and overactive bladder are two common and extremely uncomfortable conditions. Now a new product, containing Horsetail, Crateva, and minerals, works to tone and support the bladder wall and surrounding area. The result: a dramatic improvement in symptom relief.


briefed by Jule Klotter

The War on Cancer
Unmasking a "Cure"
by Ralph W. Moss, PhD

Literature Review & Commentary
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

Townsend's New York Observer
New York's OPMC Issues Memo on "Minority" Therapy
by Marcus A. Cohen

Pathways to Healing
New Textbook Explores Functional Medicine
by Elaine Zablocki

Web Page Potpourri
Looking from the Inside
by Marjorie Roswell

Health Risks & Environmental Issues
Makeup Goes Organic
by Rose Marie Williams, MA

Phytotherapy Review & Commentary
Phytotherapy for the Management of Asthma: Part One
by Kerry Bone, FNIMH, FNHAA

Therapeutic Nutrition
Inflammation and Detoxification
by Gina Nick, PhD

Pain Free 1-2-3!
Using Comprehensive Medicine to Safely and Effectively Eliminate Pain
by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

Chinese Medicine Update
Rheumatoid Arthritis
by Bob Flaws, LicAc, Dipl Ac & CH, FNAAOM

Women's Health Update
Bio-Identical Hormones
by Tori Hudson, ND
(Added online March 2010)

Nutritional Influences on Illness
The Influence of Minerals on Atherosclerosis: Part Two
by Melvyn R. Werbach, MD


Restless Legs Syndrome Hits the Big Time
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

Letters to the Editor

Questioning Gottfried Kellermann's "The Validity of Urinary Neurotransmitter Measurements"
NeuroScience replies

The National Center for Homeopathy

A Vegetarian Diet for Better Health

More About Iodine

Heavenly Heat Saunas for Cardiovascular Health

In the News

World Apitherapy Day to Celebrate Health Benefits of Bee Products

Melatonin in Walnuts Protect Against Cancer and Heart Disease

Israeli Health Ministry Issues Soy Warning

The World Medical Conference Looks at Avian Influenza and Homeopathy

A French Study on the Safety and Benefits of Phytoestrogens in Food


Hope or Hype
by Richard A. Deyo, MD, MPH and Donald L. Patrick, PhD, MSPH
review by Jule Klotter

On the Ground After September 11: Mental Health Responses and Practical Knowledge Gained
edited by Yael Danieli, PhD and Robert Dingman, EdD
review by Katherine Duff

The China Study
by T. Colin Campbell, PhD with Thomas M. Campbell II
review by Irene Alleger

. . . the regular features, commentary and opinions we can count on each month from our distinguished columnists.




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