Altmetrics’ most talked about open access vitamin research of 2017, sitting at #61 of 100, was “Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory tract infections: systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data” British Medical Journal, February 2017

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“‘Hidden Dangers’ of Mammograms Every Woman Should Know About”, GreenMedInfo

This September 29, 2017 article (6 minute read) by author, researcher, activist and natural health expert, Sayer Ji of GreenMedInfo, “’Hidden Dangers’ of Mammograms Every Woman Should Know About”, draws attention to its effectiveness as means of screening for, and preventing, breast cancer. According to Canadian Cancer Statistics, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Early detection is critical as is the use of effective and accurate screening processes if personal health risks call for it. But are women being provided with information about available alternative screening options or the risks associated with mammography?

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“Non-Profit Suing CBC for Defamation Over Series of Articles”, Calgary Herald

This August 18, 2017 article (2 minute read) by Kevin Martin of the Calgary Herald, “Non-profit suing CBC for defamation over series of articles”, shares the details of a law suit brought by Pure North S’Energy Foundation (“Pure North”), against the CBC for inaccurate and defamatory reporting about the organization. Pure North is a non-profit preventative wellness organization co-founded by natural health enthusiast, philanthropist, and former Calgary Flames owner, Allan Markin.

“Pure North has repeatedly requested that the CBC change its reporting to publicize accurate facts, and Pure North has supported its requests with multiple pieces of scientific research and practice guidelines for medical practitioners which supports Pure North’s practices and operations”, the article reports.

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