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Shaken Baby Syndrome or Vaccine-Induced Encephalitis?
by Harold E. Buttram, MD
The evidence continues to grow that vaccines given to children may be causing serious neurological problems, including brain hemorrhages which are being defined as "shaken baby syndrome", resulting in prison terms for parents.

What is Coming Through That Needle? The Problem of Pathogenic Vaccine Contamination
by Benjamin McRearden
The threat of bioterrorism has prompted the government to prepare for possible mass vaccination of the populace. This article reviews the ample scientific evidence that viruses, bacteria, and cancer-related proteins and DNA are finding their way into commercial vaccines.

Vaccination: An Analysis of the Health Risks – Part I
by Gary Null, PhD and Martin Feldman, MD
In the first of a three-part series, a review of thousands of articles and references questions our assumption that vaccines are safe and effective. Autism, attention deficit disorder, brain dysfunction and other neurological abnormalities have now been linked to vaccinations.

Vaccines and Genetic Mutation
by Harold E. Buttram, MD, Susan Kreider, RN and Alan R.Yurko
A review of the work of three researchers who have discovered evidence that genetic changes are being found in some vaccinated children. There is also evidence that bypassing the natural immune system leads to asthma, allergies and other chronic illnesses.

Beneficial Effects of Enzyme-Based Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders
by Mark A. Brudnak PhD, ND, Bernard Rimland PhD, Roy E. Kerry MD, Margaret Dailey CRNP, Robert Taylor MD, Bruce Stayton MD, Frank Waickman MD, Michael Waikman MD, Jon Pangborn PhD & Ilene Buchholz RN
A pilot study was done to assess the exorphin (exogenous opiate-type peptides) theory of autism using dietary enzyme therapy. This enzyme formula showed significant benefits in only 12 weeks of supplementation.

Autism, ADD, ADHD, LD and The Power of Digital Medicine
by Savely Yurkovksy, MD
Bio-resonance testing reveals high levels of mercury in children from their mothers' amalgams combined with Thimerosol from vaccines. These heavy metals suppress the immune system and lead to many neurological symptoms.

Acid-Stable Probiotics and Their Application to Autism and Other Spectrum Disorders
by Mark Brudnak, PhD, ND
A look at 21st century genomeceuticals — a way of delivering both probiotics and enzymes as part of a new gut protocol. A pilot clinical study describes the formulation.

Nutritional Immune Modulation Therapies for CFIDS-Part II
Lecture by Michael Rosenbaum, MD
(presented at The Physician Conference on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia)
A cytokine "road map" leads to ways to boost interleukin-12, enhance natural killer cell activity and reduce virus reactivation, in the treatment of CFIDS.

Human Bloodprinting
by Morton Walker, DPM with Randall Walker
A diagnostic food assay which tests for antigens is becoming a standard part of new patient workups, as food allergies continue to plague more and more of us.

Autism: Causes Unknown or Causes Ignored?
by V. Bradshaw-Black
A report by our contributor from the UK suggests causal links to Autism from mercury (thimerosal) in vaccines, antibiotics, and pesticide- and chemical-laced foods, as well as cows' milk intolerance.

Enhancement of Exercise Performance
by Jason Barker, ND and Chris D. Meletis, ND
Supplements for preventing and healing exercise injuries include glucosamine sulfate, vitamin C, antioxidants, and herbal adaptogens.

In memory
Robert A. Good


briefed by Jule Klotter

Psychoneuroimmunoendocrinology Review & Commentary
by Robert A. Anderson, MD

The War on Cancer
by Ralph W. Moss, PhD

Chinese Medicine Update
Recent Chinese Medical Research on the Treatment of ADHD

by Bob Flaws, Dipl. Ac & CH, FNAAOM, FRCHM

Literature Review & Commentary
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

Health Risks & Environmental Issues
Irradiated Food in School Lunches

by Rose Marie Williams, MA

Healing with Homeopathy
A Case of School Phobia

by Judyth Reichenberg and Robert Ullman, NDs

Medicinal Properties in Whole Foods
Whole Food Nutrition for ADHD

by Gina L. Nick, PhD, ND

Phytotherapy Review & Commentary
The Potential Role of Phytotherapy for ADHD

by Fiona Dey and Kerry Bone, FNIMH, FNHAA

Medical Anthropology
ADHD and Modern American Culture

by Tim Batchelder, BA

Highly Effective Treatments for Pain and Fatigue
Adrenal Exhaustion and Chronic Fatigue Diagnosis

by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

Web Page Potpourri
by Marjorie Roswell

Marketing Tips: What is Positioning for Success?
by Terra Wellington

Women's Health Update
by Tori Hudson, ND, Professor

Nutritional Influences on Illness
Nutritional Treatments for Autism

by Melvyn R. Werbach, MD


"Safe Upper Limits" for Nutritional Supplements: One Giant Step Backward
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

What Else Could They Be Wrong About?
by Irene Alleger, Editor

Guest Editorial
Autism is Treatable: An Open Letter to the FDA
by Bernard Rimland, PhD and Jon Pangborn, PhD, ChE

Letters to the Editor

Correction Notice

When Herbal Medicine Turns Nasty

Nasty Herbal Medicine

DMSA and DMPS Administered Orally or IV to Detoxify Mercury

A Brief Look at Alzheimer's Disease

Lenair Technique Defended

Autoimmune Diseases Caused by Mycoplasmas

Kicking the Anti-Depressant Habit

In the News

Industry Petition to FTC for Reform of Non-Public

Investigations of Health Benefit Advertising

BioStar Nutriceuticals Nutrient NetworkLibrary™ Finds Many Cholesterol-Lowering

Supplements Poorly Made

McDonald's Will Stop Purchasing Meat Raised with Antibiotics

Parent Coalition for Vaccine Injured Children Call on Congress to Slow Down Compensation Bill

Series of Studies Confirm Action of Homeopathy on Childhood Diarrhea

New Hope for Cancer Patients


Winnicott On the Child
by D.W. Winnicott
review by Irene Alleger

Food & Your Health
by Beatrice Trum Hunter, Food Editor
review by Irene Alleger

The Probiotic Solution
by Mark A. Brudnak, PhD, ND
review by Llori Valenzuela, MS, RD

Conquering Autism: Reclaiming Your Child Through Natural Therapies
by Stephen B. Edelson, MD
review by Katherine Duff

Silent Waves: Theory and Practice of Lymph Drainage Therapy
by Dr. Bruno Chikly
review by Dawn Langnes, BS, LMT

Shelter from the Storm
by Joanne Hilden, MD and Daniel Tobin, MD with Karen Lindsey
review by Jule Klotter

The Vaccination Dilemma
by Christine Murphy, editor
review by Jule Klotter

Life Without Bread
by Christian B. Allan, PhD and Wolfgang Lutz, MD
review by Beatrice Trum Hunter

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


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