Alternative Medicine

Editor Emeritus on May 24th, 2011

Dr John Cannell of The Vitamin D Council writes: While I am not planning on researching and publishing any more theories in peer reviewed journals, new scientific theories on vitamin D are waiting to be written.  For example, take one of the most common medical conditions in the USA, heartburn or GERD.  It involves a […]

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Editor Emeritus on April 8th, 2010

This is a reprint of the periodic newsletter from the Vitamin D Council, a non-profit trying to end the epidemic of vitamin D deficiency. Swedish Researchers on the Right Trail I continue to get encouraging emails – like the one at the end of this newsletter – from parents of autistic children. At the same […]

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Editor Emeritus on February 21st, 2010

FDA is notifying consumers and healthcare providers of its warning not to use ear candles – a hollow cone about 10 inches long made from a fabric tube soaked in beeswax, paraffin or a mixture of the two – because they can cause serious injuries, even when used according to the manufacturer’s directions. According to […]

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Editor Emeritus on February 2nd, 2010

A Vitamin D Council newsletter is republished below. It should be of considerable interest to anyone with an autistic child and to those who care for such people, whether professionally or personally. Please read both the case report as submitted to Dr Cannell and Dr Cannell’s brief discussion following. The Vitamin D Newsletter  January 30, […]

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Editor Emeritus on December 16th, 2009

It is good to note that Harvard Medical School is aware of the importance of vitamin D. Consider this from a recent edition of the Harvard Health Letter: Heart disease. Falls and broken bones. Breast and prostate cancer. Depression and memory loss. These problems seem to have nothing in common, except that they are leading […]

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