Author: Thomas Kruzel

Do We Really Want to Vaccinate Children Against Covid-19?

Almost immediately after the Covid-19 pandemic was declared, and the race to develop a vaccine began, at least one influential individual started calling for the Covid vaccine to become part of the infant immunization schedule.

A Year Later – Where Are We With Covid-19?

It has been over a year now since Covid-19 came on the scene and we have tried to sort through the plethora of information that has been put forth by the press, special interest groups, and the pharmaceutical companies as well as the scientific literature in order to help you make informed choices for prevention and treatment.

COMMONLY PRESENTING ILLNESSES IN THE ELDERLY

This article discusses some of the more common illnesses seen by physicians in clinical practice. It was written initially for a medical journal to help educate clinicians to better serve the geriatric population.
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Aren’t masks supposed to stop the spread of COVID-19? Why do the number cases continue to rise?

Lyle R asks: With all of the masking going on in Arizona and elsewhere, why do the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise? Aren’t masks supposed to stop the spread?
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What Message is Society Sending to Our Children

Despite ours and many other physicians [1] and parental groups requesting that students not be required to wear masks or be socially distanced due to the COVID-19 issue, many school districts have set up plans to do so. The question is what message is society sending to our children and what may be the impact now and in the future?
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A Look Back at Previous Vaccine Efforts

With all of the recent talk about fast tracking a vaccine for COVID-19 we thought that we would take a look at previous efforts to produce a vaccine for pandemics to see how things turned out.  
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Following the Money on COVID 19 Vaccine

“So why are we racing to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, a common cold and flu virus when we can acquire immunity naturally? In order to answer this question I believe that we really only need to follow the money.”
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Breast Feeding and the Introduction of Solid Foods for Immune System Development

Breast feeding and the introducing of solid foods during infancy has long been recognized by naturopathic physicians as being vital to the development of a child’s immune system that ultimately translates to good health and well being throughout their life.
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Clinical Analysis Thyroid Function Testing: Dealing with Interpretation Difficulties

Thyroid function tests have always presented the clinician with difficulties in their interpretation. Clinical laboratory testing will often not reflect the diagnostic picture the physician is developing for the patient based on their history, signs and symptoms.
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Natural Immunity

So why are we racing to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, a common cold and flu virus when we can acquire immunity naturally? There are several things that need to be considered in answering this question.