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Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients'
June 2005
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Letter from the Publisher

Drug-Supplement Interactions: A Counter-Offensive
by Leo Galland, MD
This expert advises practitioners to become educated about drug-supplement interactions as the best way to counter the current anti-supplement media reports.

Oral Health is Critical to Total Health
by P. Piero, DDS
There is an accumulation of evidence now linking poor oral health to such serious systemic diseases as cardiovascular and pulmonary illness.

New Therapy Allows Predictable Resolution of TMJ, Fibromyalgia and Other Related Conditions
by Farrand C. Robson, DDS
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ) are on the rise and are related to other modern illnesses such as fibromyalgia. This dentist has created a new protocol called the Oral Systemic Balance Therapeutic Systems, which has shown excellent results.


briefed by Jule Klotter

The War on Cancer
by Ralph W. Moss, PhD

Health Risks and Environmental Issues
Cell Phone Controversy
by Rose Marie Williams, MA

Literature Review & Commentary
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

Chinese Medicine Update
The Treatment of Periodontal Disease with Chinese Medicine
by Bob Flaws, Dipl. Ac & CH, FNAAOM, FRCHM

Therapeutic Nutrition
Medicinal Properties of Natural Nutrients and Extracts that Favor Oral Health
by Gina Nick, PhD

Pathways to Healing
Acupuncturist Finds Profession More Than She Expected
by Elaine Zablocki

Phytotherapy Review & Commentary
Phytotherapy for Periodonal Disease and Improved Oral Hygiene
by Kerry Bone, FNIMH, FNHAA

Web Page Potpourri
by Marjorie Roswell

Naturopathic Perspectives
Natural Medicines and Oral Health: A Look at the Literature
by Jason Barker, ND and Chris Meletis, ND

Townsend's New York Observer
Two Exemplary Tales of Medical License Suspensions Vigorously Opposed and Overturned
by Marcus A. Cohen

Oxygen Homeostasis
Of Metalicized Mouths, Mycotoxicosis, and Oxygen
by Majid Ali, MD

Highly Effective Treatments for Pain and Fatigue
Treating Infections without Antibiotics
by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

Psychoneuroimmunoendocrinology Review & Commentary
by Robert A. Anderson, MD

Holistic Marketing
Dental Disease – Dental or Medical?
by Andrea H. Brockman, DDS

Acupuncture and Moxibustion
Treating Diseases of the Teeth and Mouth with Acupuncture
by Honora Lee Wolfe, Dipl. Ac., Lic. Ac., FNAAOM

Healing with Homeopathy
Homeopathic Treatment of Acute Dental Conditions
by Judyth Reichenberg and Robert Ullman, NDs

Medical Anthropology
Dental Evolution
by Tim Batchelder, BA

Women's Health Update
Oral Health Issues and Women's Health
by Tori Hudson, ND

Nutritional Influences on Illness
Nutritional Influences on Periodontal Disease
by Melvyn R. Werbach, MD


American Style Dying
by Irene Alleger, Editor

Pricing Health Care Back into the Market
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

Letters to the Editor

Dr. Klenner's Protocol for MS

Hyperbaric Oxygen for Stroke

In the News

Maitake Products, Inc. Named Corporate Cancer
Research Sponsor of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Whitaker Sues FDA for Refusal to Warn Statin Users of Drug Risks

Metagenics Nutritional Supplements Help Sri Lankan Tsunami Victims


A Clinical Guide to Blending Liquid Herbs
by Kerry Bone
review by Jule Klotter

The New Detox Diet
by Elson M. Haas, MD with Deniella Chace, MS, CN
review by Irene Alleger

Cellular Wisdom
by Joan C. King, PhD
review by Katherine Duff

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




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