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Newsletter #19

APPRECIATING THE BLESSINGS OF LIFEEn-joy-ing The Book of Joy           How would you like to be a fly on the wall for a week-long intimate discussion devoted to the subject of joy by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu?  The

Newsletter #18

RESISTANCE TO CHANGE:A DIFFERENT MODEL TO UNDERSTAND ITPart I of the Cell Danger Response 2.0      In the next few newsletters I would like to delve into Dr. Robert Naviaux’s latest discussion of the Cell Danger Response which he published

Newsletter #17

NEWSLETTER # 17  THE COURAGE TO HEAL           I was inspired to write about this subject when I recently re-read one of my favorite books, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, by Elizabeth Gilbert. What Elizabeth Gilbert is writing

Newsletter #13 Toxic…. Heal Your Body….

This is the current working title of my new book, scheduled for release on October 9th. I am really excited about this project—-I have enjoyed this creative endeavor more than any other book I’ve written and feel that the information

Mast Cell Activation

BOOK REVIEW   NEVER BET AGAINST OCCAM: MAST CELL ACTIVATION DISEASE AND THE MODERN EPIDEMICS OF CHRONIC ILLNESS AND MEDICAL COMPLEXITY   By Lawrence B. Afrin, MD Published by Sisters Media, Bethesda, MD, 2016, pp 456   First, the title:

Newsletter #11 Lessons from the recent AAEM Mold Conference

NEWSLETTER #11 WHAT I LEARNED ON MY SPRING “VACATION” Lessons from the recent AAEM Mold Conference   A few weeks ago, I was privileged to be part of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine’s Mold Conference, held in Dallas, Texas.

Newsletter #7 Critical Thinking Skills

NEWSLETTER #7 CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS Essential to Diagnosis in Complex Medical Patients Ah, here’s an old fashioned phrase for you: Common Sense. It is a bit of an oxymoron that common sense is actually, not common at all, but rare.

Neil’s Book Review: The Oxygen Advantage

The Oxygen Advantage  by Patrick McKeown, published by HarperCollins, (2015) This fascinating book introduces us to the concept of chronic overbreathing. Based on the work of Russian physician Dr. Konstantin Buteyko, the author reviews with us the physiology of breathing

Neil’s book reviews: The Dalai Lama’s Cat…and The Art of Purring

The Dalai Lama’s Cat A novel by David Michie Published by Hay House, Inc., 2012, 216 pp   In this novel, we follow the adventures of a kitten saved from near-death by the passing car of the Dalai Lama. As

Neil’s Gluten Free Crab Cake Recipe

GLUTEN-FREE CRAB CAKES (serves 2 for full meal) For those of us unfortunate souls who have become gluten-intolerant, missing the taste of crab cakes in restaurants who dilute their fresh crab with bread crumbs is a way of life. Living

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