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Dr. Rienstra,

I am so impressed with the level of research you must go through to provide the monthly newsletters Medicine-for-People. It is obvious you have a passion to provide medical information to the general public for which no strings are attached. How refreshing is this!

In this day, we are marketed beyond belief. We read and watch only to find that the underlying reason for most information is to sell something. Sometimes I feel we are in the Twilight Zone, with only a few left who can give us information that we need to prevent illness and lead a better quality life. This is not to say that doctors and those in the medical field are trying to take that away from us. I think they are in a survival mode as regulation, insurance and drug companies squeeze every bit of common sense out of them.

What you are offering via these newsletters is a service, and your expertise, experience and willingness to spend huge amounts of time in ongoing research should be compensated. I would be the first paying subscriber.

Thanks again and again,

Judy Peterson
Port Hadlock, WA


January 2020: Marijuana

February 2020: The Common Cold - 2020 Update

March 2020: COVID-19


January 2018: Decomplexifying Our World - The Metric System

February 2018: Age and the Ears

March 2018: Calf Sleeves

April 2018: Germs - The Surprising Truth

May 2018: Living With Our Imperfections

June 2018: Aging Eyes

July 2018: Your Teeth Vs. Biofilms

August 2018: Labor Day

September 2018: Easy Steps for Healthy Teeth

October 2018: Topical Anti-inflammatory Medication

November 2018: Thanksgiving

December 2018: Season of Birth


January 2017: Adding Up Renewables

February 2017: Nuclear Waste

March 2017: Safe Use of Warfarin AKA Coumadin

April 2017: People and Things as They Could Be - A Picture of my Father

May 2017: Drug Side Effects

June 2017: General Medical Practice

July 2017: Stretching

August 2017: Nutrition for Road Warriors

September 2017: The Show

October 2017: State of the Art 2017

November 2017: Smartphone Tricks

December 2017: Those Who Give


January 2016: Religion and Health

February 2016: Sudden Cardiac Death

March 2016: Sharing Our Humanity

April 2016: Climate Change and Health - Win/Win

May 2016: Cows and Coal

June 2016: Memorial Day

July 2016: Future Shock

August 2016: Radiation Danger: The Surprising Truth

September 2016: Climate Wedges

October 2016: Nuclear Disasters

November 2016: Red Neighbor, Blue Neighbor

December 2016: Season of Renewal

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