Dear Friends and Colleagues: In March and April 2020, my advice was sought regarding a patient with covid on a ventilator in New York. A few days later, a prominent UCSF pulmonologist, during one of the first grand rounds on covid, listed an intravenous vitamin C...

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The Premonition

The Premonition

The Premonition -- A Pandemic Story, by Michael Lewis, should be required reading for anyone with a serious interest in the pandemic. Better still, it is so well written, by such brilliant in depth deconstruction of complex subjects, that it reads like a thriller...

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Preparing to Be Vaccinated: An Integrative Approach

Preparing to Be Vaccinated: An Integrative Approach

If you’re planning to be vaccinated against COVID-19, you might be wondering if there’s anything you can do to optimize your vaccination response. The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) has developed a Pre-Vaccination Protocol with actions you can do by yourself as well as with your doctor that may improve your immune response to vaccination.

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