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Guest Editorial
Strong Opposition to the McCain-Sponsored Dietary Supplement Safety Act
Nicholas J. Gonzalez, MD
Online publication only

Remodeling of the Connective Tissue
by Albert Garoli, MD Ay, TCM
Online publication only

From the Archives: May 2006

reviewed by Jule Klotter
Posted online May 2010

From the Archives: May 2006
Acupuncture & Moxibustion

The Acupuncture Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis
by Honora Lee Wolfe, Dipl Ac, Lic Ac, FNAAOM
Posted online May 2010

From the Archives: May 2006
Phytotherapy Review & Commentary
Phytotherapy for the Management of Asthma: Part 2
by Kerry Bone, FNIMH, FNHAA
Posted online May 2010

Robotic Assisted Mitral Valve Surgery: When the Publisher Becomes a Patient
by Jonathan Collin, MD

Swine Flu School Epidemics: Air Toxicology
by Jim West
Influenza is nearly always considered viral, and yet its symptoms are indistinguishable from those of environmental poisoning. An outbreak at a New York City school exposed to high levels of vehicular fumes helps illustrate this argument for mandatory air pollution review during flu diagnoses.

Healing the Many Faces of Glandular Failure
by William Ferril, MD
In an alternative view of hormone therapy, Dr. Ferril describes how nine important secretions interrelate, and why he prescribes bioidentical hormones to help heal a variety of diseases.

Stem-Cell Consciousness: The Divine Ground of Healing
by Laurance Johnston, PhD, and Amanda Boxtel
Paraplegic for 15½ years, Amanda Boxtel travelled to India to try human embryonic stem cell (HESC) therapy. But this experimental treatment could only go so far in restoring her functioning – until she radically shifted her consciousness and began truly healing.

Weight Loss Without Dieting, Drugs, or Packaged Meals: Incorporate Whole-Food Nutritional Counseling into
Your Practice During a Recession

by Christopher Fuzy MS, RD, LD
A practitioner of over 20 years' experience, the author is seeing an increasing demand for customized nutrition plans. Here he offers his successful model to physicians and patients.

Autonomic Digital Reflex: A Revolutionary Noninvasive Technique for Diagnosis and Treatment
by Daniella Remy
Modern medical diagnosis is both an art and a science, combining experience, intuition, and technology. Even so, some cases remain inconclusive. Now, Dr. Albert Garoli has developed a method to identify and modify a patient's state, by testing spontaneous subconscious reflexes using neuromuscular feedback.


Jule Klotter

Literature Review & Commentary
Alan R. Gaby, MD

Environmental Medicine Update
Air Pollution and Air Filtration: What You Need to Know
Marianne Marchese, ND

Optimizing Metabolism
Preparing for the Food Allergy Storm
Ingrid Kohlstadt, MD, MPH

Anti-Aging Medicine
Environmental Links to Disease: An Anti-Aging Medical Approach to Risk Reduction
Ronald Klatz, MD, DO, and Robert Goldman, MD, PhD, DO

Pathways to Healing
Better Ways to Cope with Chronic Disease
Elaine Zablocki

Healing with Homeopathy
From Mountain Shaman to Amazon Indians: An Ecuadorian Adventure
Robert Ullman, ND, and Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND

Exercise is Medicine
Is Muscle an Immune Organ?
Jade Teta, ND, CSCS, and Keoni Teta, ND, LAc, CSCS

Oxygen Homeostasis
Oxygen, Insulin Toxicity, Inflammation, and the Clinical Benefits of Chelation: Part 2
Majid Ali, MD

Townsend's New York Observer
Cancer Chemotherapy: How Profitable? How Effective?
Marcus A. Cohen

Women's Health Update
Three Studies Demonstrating Lifestyle Habits to Lower the Risk for Endometrial Cancer
Tori Hudson, ND


Statins Cause Diabetes
Alan R. Gaby, MD

Letters to the Editor

On Manic Depression

Notes on a Battle with Acute Radiation Poisoning

In the News

Obituary: Dale Humpherys

'The Mind Heals': A New Approach for Treating Chronic Pain


The Rife Handbook of Frequency Therapy with a Holistic Health Primer
by Nenah Sylver, PhD
review by Peter Walker

The Most Effective Ways to Live Longer
by Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS
review by Mark Houston

The Silent Revolution in Cancer and AIDS Medicine
by Heinrich Kremer, MD
review by Katherine Duff





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