Newsletter Subject Index 2008-2009

Updated November 14, 2013

January 2008

  • For the Love of Grains

February 2008

  • Intensive Therapy Means You Will Die Sooner with Good
    Looking Numbers

March 2008

  • Cutting Food Costs in These Times of Economic Downturn
  • Favorite Five Articles from Recent Medical Journals
    • DIGOXIN IS BEST FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
    • MAD COW PROTEINS DETECTED IN DAIRY PRODUCTS
    • DIET, FERTILITY AND BIRTH DEFECTS
    • ANTACIDS REDUCE VITAMIN B12
    • YOU CAN CONTROL YOUR FUTURE

April 2008

  • Four More Health and Medical Considerations for Your
    Financial Future
  • Patients Commonly Receive Misinformation on Osteoporosis
    Treatments
  • Readers’ Comments on Bill Clinton’s Madness

May 2008

  • International Year of the Potato, 2008
  • Favorite Five Articles from Recent Medical Journals
    • Should You Drink 8 Glasses of Water Daily?
    • Animal Fat May Accelerate Prostate Cancer
    • Monitor Blood Pressure at Home Says the AHA
    • Eat Yourself Impotent
    • Vitamin Supplements May Increase Breast Cancer
  • Further Discussions on the Use of Fosamax for
    Osteoporosis

June 2008

  • A Posthumous Interview by Tim Russert, Former Host of
    Meet the Press, with John McDougall, MD
  • Report on the Celebrity Chef Weekend of June 27 to 29,
    2008

July 2008

  • Overcoming Four Greatest Obstacles to Following the
    McDougall Diet
  • Comments on My Posthumous Interview with Tim Russert

August 2008

  • Salt: The Scapegoat for the Western Diet
  • Highlights from the July 2008 Costa Rica Adventure Trip

September 2008

  • Our President’s Personal Health Matters
  • Report from the September 5 to 7, 2008 Advanced Study
    Weekend

October 2008

  • The Organic Food Movement—Too Little, Too Late
  • Comments on my September 2008 Newsletter Article: Our
    President’s Personal Health Matters

November 2008

  • The First Imaginary Conversation between President-Elect
    Barack Obama and His Newly Appointed Surgeon General, John
    McDougall, MD
  • Advertising Passed Off As Research Confuses the Public
    Study Published in New England Journal of Medicine Expands
    the Indications for Statins—and the Public Suffers
  • More than 2000 people have viewed the 17 minute video
    about the 10-day McDougall Program in Santa Rosa, California

December 2008

  • The Fat Vegan
  • Favorite Five Articles from Recent Medical Journals:
    • Undeniable Evidence: Diabetes Treatments Do More
      Harm Than Good
    • Brain Impairment from the Atkins Diet
    • Breast Cancers Spontaneously Disappear
    • The Ancient Human Diet Is Starch-based Diet
    • Benefits Prostate Cancer (Another Ornish
      Contribution)
   January 2009

  • The Multiple Sclerosis and Diet Saga—The End and a New
    Beginning
  • A Personal Profile
by Jeff Novick, Registered Dietitian
    at the McDougall Program

February 2009

  • Introduction to New McDougall Book — The Starch Solution
  • Report from the February 20-22, 2009
Advanced Study
    Weekend

March 2009

  • People Passionate About Starches Are Healthy and
    Beautiful
  • Urgent: Support the Proposed New Law in California
    Requiring Doctors to Provide Patients with Information on
    Diabetes and Heart Disease
  • Report on the February 2009 Costa Rica Trip

April 2009

  • Dr. McDougall, Why Do You Act That Way?
  • Urgent: Support the Proposed New Law in California
    Requiring Doctors to Provide Patients with Information on
    Diabetes and Heart Disease. Part 2 – Diabetes

May 2009

  • A Starch-based Diet Supports Spontaneous Healing:
    Atherosclerosis, Arthritis, and Sometimes Cancer
  • Preparing for Swine Flu and Other Animal-borne
    Infections

June 2009

  • Real Healthcare Reform Has Health As the Primary
    Goal
  • Favorite Five Articles from Recent Medical Journals
    • Swine Flu Alert: Do Not Take Aspirin or Other
      NSAIDs
    • Red Yeast Rice Is an Alternative to Statins for
      Cholesterol-Lowering
    • Meat Kills People and Planet Earth
    • Fish Is Not Brain Food
    • A Vegan (No Milk) Diet Is Healthy for Bones

July 2009

  • Two Teaching Opportunities for Healthcare
    Reform in America: Sonia Sotomayor, US Supreme
    Court Judge; Regina Benjamin, MD, Surgeon
    General
  • Vegetarian Diet “Weakens Bones” ?(Worldwide
    headlines July 2, 2009)

August 2009

  • Larry King Live on Prostate Cancer
    Screening (PSA)Show Sets a New Standard for
    Disease Mongering
  • Report on the July 2009 Costa Rica
    Adventure

September 2009

  • It Is Better to Be Hated than Ignored—When Change Is the
    Goal
  • My Favorite Five from Recent Medical Journals
    • Profound Statements from the Former Editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association

      Seven Ways to Reduce Unnecessary Medical Costs — Right
      Now! by George Lundberg, MD.

    • “No Treatment” IS Better for Prostate Cancer
    • Vegetarians Make Plenty of Essential Fats (DHA)
    • Cholesterol-lowering Statins Weaken Muscles and
      Cause Falls
    • Osteoporosis Drugs May Cause Esophageal Cancer

October 2009

  • The American Cancer Society Reverses Its Strong Position
    on Mammograms and PSA Testing
  • Report from the September 11 to 13, 2009 Advanced Study
    Weekend

November 2009

  • Nuts Come in Hard Shells—for Reasons
  • How I Treat Patients with Elevated Blood Pressure

December 2009

  • Pick a Category to Work on This Year—A New Years
    Resolution Based on Three Decades of Success
  • Simple Care for Diabetes
  • How A Bone Disease Grew To Fit The Prescription—by Alix
    Spiegel