Since 1983, Townsend Letter has been publishing
a print alternative medicine magazine. As a forum for the entire
alternative medicine community, we present scientific information
on a wide variety of alternative medicine topics —including
EDTA Chelation Therapy.
Call to Action: Alliance for Natural Health The US Food and Drug Administration has issued its newly revised policy on dietary supplements. Despite overwhelming public outcry against the initial proposal, the agency's new guidance seems designed to eliminate new supplements once and for all. It's nothing short of a disaster. Read more.
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400 and Counting by Jule Klotter
With our 400th issue, Townsend Letter celebrates more than 30 years of examining – and supporting the growth of – alternative and integrative medicine.
FDA Issues Revised Draft New Dietary Ingredient Guidance for Supplements
Sniffing Out Pain | Part 1
Olfaction's Complex Connections of Emotions, Memory, and Pain Perception by Sarah A. LoBisco, ND
Fibromyalgia: Proper Diagnosis is Half the Cure by David M. Brady, ND, DC, CCN, DACBN
Using HLA Typing To Subgroup Patients Could Be an Important Tool in CFS and MCS Research by Laurie Dennison Busby, BEd
Integrative Medicine for Suicide Prevention: Effective Models to Prevent a Global Public Health Epidemic | Part 2 by James M. Greenblatt, MD, and Virginia Ross Taylor, PhD
The Vagus Nerve's Role in Chronic Fatigue, Depression, Obesity, and Other Common Diseases by Chris D. Meletis, ND, and Kimberly Wilkes
A Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: Hypoxia May Trigger Lesions; Oxygen and High-Dose Biotin Offer Promising Interventions by Todd A. Born, ND, and Stephen A. Levine, PhD
The Connection of Mind, Body, and Psychospiritual Medicine Jim Massey, ND
Anti-Aging Approaches to Pain Management Ronald Klatz, MD, DO, and Robert Goldman, MD, PhD, DO
Kirkland physician Dr. Jonathan Collin and his wife, Deborah Nissen-Collin.
Local physician receives two awards from Emord and Associates September 15, 2014
Kirkland physician and editor and publisher of the Townsend Letter was presented with two awards from Emord and Associates. Dr. Jonathan Collin received the Excellence in Integrative Medicine award and the Excellence in Medical Journalism award during the Sacred Fire of Liberty Gala Sept. 5-6 in Cambridge, Maryland. Read story here...
Watch the video below.
Dr. Jonathan Collin's acceptance speech for his Excellence in Integrative Medicine and Excellence in Medical Journalism awards. (Note: Volume is very low. It's not your computer.)
NIH Trial Gives Surprising Boost To Chelation Therapy(Offsite link) With a result that is likely to surprise and baffle much of the mainstream medical community,
a large NIH-sponsored trial has turned up the first substantial evidence in support of
chelation therapy for patients with coronary disease.
Announcing The Best of Naturopathic Medicine Competition 2017 Townsend Letter is pleased to announce our eighth Best of Naturopathic Medicine competition. Naturopathic students, faculty, researchers, and practitioners are invited to submit research papers, reviews, and articles. Selected papers will be published in our February/March 2017 issue. The author of the winning paper will be awarded $850. Runner-up papers will be published and authors will receive an honorarium.
Papers should be 1500 to 3500 words and referenced.
Papers should be submitted digitally, preferably as a Microsoft Word document. (Author guidelines pdf) Papers authored by multiple writers are acceptable; the lead author should be an ND graduate or candidate of an accredited four-year naturopathic school.
Papers submitted for the competition may not be submitted to other publications or have previously been published.
All entries must be submitted by Nov. 20, 2016.
Send papers to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line of "Paper for Best of Naturopathic Medicine 2017".