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April 2010
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The Vitamin D Newsletter
Vitamin D Studies of Interest
by John Cannell, MD
Online publication only

Book review
A Return to Healing:
Radical Health Care Reform and the Future of Medicine

review by Miriam Knight

Online publication only

From the Archives: October 2007
Preventing Menopause
by Beth Rosenshein
Menopause, this author states, is nothing more than organ failure. Author Rosenshein argues that treatment for the hypogonadism that results from that failure is not only necessary, but also imperative. Ovarian Replacement Therapy (ORT) is aimed at restoring ovarian function and, consequently, avoiding the devastating effects of menopause.

From the Archives: April 2006
Women's Health Update

Bio-Identical Hormones
by Tori Hudson, ND

Letter from the Publisher

Scurvy Today
by Reagan Houston, MS, PE
Although popular concept may hold that this disease disappeared with 18th-century "Limeys," it is still a current health problem – whose symptoms may mimic or exacerbate those of other conditions.

Treating Teenage Girls:
What We Need to Know and How We Can Help

by Kellie Raydon-Feeney, ND, MSOM
As teen pregnancies and STDs continue to rise, health-care providers must reach out to adolescent girls. But many young women are justifiably hesitant to share their health concerns. Dr. Raydon-Feeney, who specializes in working with this population, shares practical insights into the issues involved.

Management of Cervical Dysplasia and Human Papillomavirus
by Marianne Marchese, ND
Naturopathic medicine offers an alternative approach to abnormal Pap results. Dr. Marchese discusses the new ACOG guidelines, various abnormal Pap scenarios, and detailed protocols for proactive naturopathic treatment.

The Infection Deception
Unanswered Questions about the Swine Flu Controversy: Part 2
by Byron Belitsos and Dr. Len Saputo
The authors explore the question of whether H1N1 could be a plot for population control, the validity of claims of vaccine safety, and influence of drug companies on the global swine flu campaign.

How to Heal Alzheimer's Disease
by Dr. James A. Howenstine
An MD specializing in natural health looks at the causes of this debilitating condition and offers numerous treatment suggestions.


Anti-Aging Medicine
Women Who Adopt the Anti-Aging Lifestyle Improve Their Quality of Life
Ronald Klatz, MD, DO, and Robert Goldman, MD, PhD, DO

Men's Health: To Truss or Not to Truss?
Linda Grace, BA
Inguinal hernias are one of the most common afflictions of adult men, usually treated by surgery. Trusses are usually not prescribed. The author, founder of a company providing a support product, discusses possible benefits of the truss for quality of life during "watchful waiting" programs.

Natural Therapeutics
The Power of Synergy
Stephen Holt, MD

Healing with Homeopathy
Homeopathic Treatment of a Sensitive Woman with Insomnia
Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND, and Robert Ullman, ND

Exercise is Medicine
Building Bone and Plyometrics
Jade Teta, ND, CSCS, and Keoni Teta, ND, LAc, CSCS

Women's Health Update
Selected Hormone Research in Women's Health: 2009 In Review
Tori Hudson, ND

Jule Klotter

Pathways to Healing
Mind-Body Methods 'Unstick' Depression, Heal Trauma
Elaine Zablocki

Integrator Blog
Researchers from Harvard and Employer Group Find Chiropractic 'Highly Cost-Effective' Versus MD Treatment
John Weeks

Health Risks & Environmental Issues
Bees vs. Bayer
Rose Marie Williams, MA

Townsend's New York Observer
Dr. Raphael Kellman on the Need for TH Testing for Low Thyroid
Marcus A. Cohen

War on Cancer
Ralph Moss, PhD

Literature Review & Commentary
Alan R. Gaby, MD

Optimizing Metabolism
News to Use for Women's Health
Ingrid Kohlstadt, MD, MPH


Does Folic Acid Cause Cancer?
Alan R. Gaby, MD

Screening Mammography: What to Do Now?
Tori Hudson, ND

Letters to the Editor

Armour Thyroid Shortage

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Due to a Copier and a Laser Printer

Asafetida vs. Amantidine vs. Tamiflu vs. 'Scamiflu' vs. H1N1 Full version of abridged print letter

In the News

No Deaths from Vitamins, Minerals, Amino Acids, or Herbs

Maitake Products Inc. Changes Name to Mushroom Wisdom Inc.

Douglas Laboratories to Offer Breakthrough Omega-3 Products

New iPhone Application Sorts Health Apps

'Eye Health' Supplements Vary





The Sexy Years and Ageless
by Suzanne Somers
reviews by Jonathan Collin, MD

The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia
by Carol Schiller and David Schiller
review by Katherine Duff

Womenopause: Stop Pausing and Start Living
by Dr. Lovera Wolf Miller and Dr. David C. Miller

A Return to Healing
by Dr. Len Saputo and Byron Belitsos
review by Miriam Knight



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