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November 2009
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Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD
interview by Andrew W. Saul
Online publication only

Chinese Medicine
Treating Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) Via the Liver
abstracted and translated by Bob Flaws, LAc, FNAAOM (USA), FRCHM (UK)
Online publication only

Letter from the Publisher

An Interview with Suzanne Somers
by Richard A. Jaffe, Esq.
In this exclusive TL interview, Somers talks about how her personal history has led her from acting fame to entrepreneurial success, to her current role as a leader in bringing alternative medical treatments to a wide audience.

Excerpt from:
Knockout: Interviews with Doctors Who Are Curing Cancer and How to Prevent Getting It in the First Place
by Suzanne Somers
In Chapter 16 of her newest book, readers meet Somers's personal integrative anti-aging doctor, Dr. Michael Galitzer, whom she calls one of her great teachers. He shares his approach to treatment, including his "FIGHT EM" program for preventing cancer.

A Case of Migraine Headaches Treated by Clearing a Chemical Miasm and an Ergot Miasm
by Linda Showler, ND
A naturopath applies her specialized muscle-testing protocol to a client's health issue, demonstrating how miasms, or vibrational templates, may contribute to a condition.

The Magnificent Three: Previously Static Stroke Patients Respond to 3LT (Low Level Laser Technology)
by Lawrence E. Bertolucci, PT, MA
The author, a longtime physical therapist, achieved unprecedented results using the Erchonia laser. Here, after giving a synopsis of the technology, he presents three detailed case studies.

Immune Defense and Repair Systems in Biologic Medicine: Part 2
by Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD
In the second part of this series, Dr. Jaffe continues his discussion of autoimmunity, including sections on clinical tests and cofactor replacement.


by Jule Klotter

Literature Review & Commentary
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

Environmental Medicine Update
Treatment of People with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
by Marianne Marchese, ND

Anti-Aging Medicine
Obama White House Can Save $3.7 Trillion and Extend Lifespan 29+ Years
by Ronald Klatz, MD, DO, and Robert Goldman, MD, PhD, DO

War on Cancer
Kombucha Reconsidered
by Ralph Moss, PhD

Pathways to Healing
Americans Spend $33.9 Billion Annually on Alternative Medicine
Elaine Zablocki

Quantum Medicine Update
Efferent-Afferent and Microbiotica Imbalances in Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Fibromyalgia
by Paul Yanick, Jr., PhD  

Pain Free 1-2-3!
Eliminating Fibromyalgia Pain
by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

Optimizing Metabolism
Liver Toxins in Your Medicine Cabinet
by Ingrid Kohlstadt, MD, MPH

Healing with Homeopathy
A Pair of Twins with Down Syndrome
by Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND, and Robert Ullman, ND

Exercise is Medicine
Revisiting Exercise for Weight Loss
by Jade Teta, ND, CSCS and Keoni Teta, ND, LAc, CSCS

Women's Health Update
Tori Hudson, ND

New York Observer
Talk with Suzanne Somers about Knockout, Her First Book on Alternative Cancer Treatment
by Marcus A. Cohen


Can We Save Obama Care?
Alan R. Gaby, MD

Letters to the Editor

Reply to 'Is Vitamin D Bad For You?'

Caffeinism Masks Panic Disorder

TL Is a Resource for Personal Health Issues

How I Cure Chronic Pain and Reverse the Aging Process
Naturally without Drugs

In the News

Alticor Joins Forces with Metagenics

Healing Touch Reduces Fatigue and Nausea in Leukemia Patients

Burzynski Research Institute Begins Trial of CAM Treatment in Children with Rare Brain Cancer


On Becoming an Artist
by Ellen J. Langer, PhD
review by Jule Klotter

Living in the Moment
by Gary Null
review by Irene Alleger

Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art
by Kathi Keville and Mindy Green
review by Katherine Duff

Living Life as if Thinking Matters
by R.L. Wysong
review by Lucas Gillis

Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms When My Lab Tests Are Normal?
by Datis Kharrazian, DHSc, DC, MneuroSci
review by Datis Kharrazian

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