COVID Corner

At Citizens for Health we are watching closely as the global and local ramifications of the spread of COVID-19 continue to develop. We are bringing information to your attention in the interests of empowering more fully informed consumers. The opinions expressed in COVID Corner are those of the individuals or groups who write the statements. Only items signed by the Citizens for Health Team represent the views of Citizens for Health. Citizens for Health is committed to advancing and protecting Consumers' Right to Informed Choice. We believe in the intelligence, capability and commitment of health consumers to collect, review and evaluate information from a wide variety of sources and make the choices that they believe best serve their personal health interests. The information in COVID Corner is presented with this intention.
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09 Sep: ‘Fowl’ Play with Chicken Rules Could Conceivably Bring About the Next Pandemic

In the midst of a pandemic with a pivotal election fast approaching, I would like to talk to you about chicken. And if you’re a member of the chicken-eating public, it could well affect how you feel about those nuggets, breasts, chicken soups and salads – and all the other ways we feast on fowl. The National Chicken Council (NCC)…

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01 Sep: Rumors, Fake News and Other Derisive Labels

A NEW LOW IN HUMAN DISCOURSE   Hello, Everyone, We have reached a new low in human discourse since the birth of SARS-CoV-2 which has morphed into the COVID-19 infection and occupied center-stage for the last 6 months. I find problematic the labeling of everything outside the conventional line of reasoning as “rumor,”  “fake news,” “debunked by science” or a…

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27 Jul: Introducing EAT TO BEAT DISEASE

Hello, Everyone, Molecular medicine has finally been joined by molecular nutrition which is being brought to us by  Dr. William Li, MD, New York Times bestselling author of  EAT TO BEAT DISEASE: the New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself.  Perhaps you have seen  Dr. Li’s Ted Talk or one of his YouTube video presentations. Dr. William Li…

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24 Jun: Does this Simple Vitamin Play a Pivotal Role in Decreasing COVID-19 Mortality?

You don’t need to look very hard to find a multitude of studies touting the importance of adequate vitamin D levels. Now, research out of Trinity College Dublin appears to have found a connection between vitamin D deficiencies and high death rates from COVID-19. Recently published in the Irish Medical Journal, the study elicited almost immediate indifference from the mainstream…

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10 Jun: Immune System: Under OUR Control to Prevent/Treat Infection

Hello, Everyone, COVID-19 certainly has changed our lives in general and our relationship to others in our species in particular. Interesting that 60 countries are calling for an independent investigation of how WHO (World Health Organization) has handled the pandemic or “plan-demic” which has determined our CDC, FDA, and media response. Aside from all of the uncertainties actual and fabricated,…

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10 Jun: Vitamin D – The Role of Vitamin D in Reducing Risk of COVID-19: A Brief Survey of the Literature

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, June 9, 2020 by William B. Grant, PhD (OMNS June 9, 2020) The evidence that higher vitamin D status is causally linked to lower risk of COVID-19 incidence, severity, and death continues to increase. This brief report outlines what has been learned through early June 2020 and provides links to some of the…

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06 May: Vitamin C and Coronavirus: Not a Vaccine; Just a Humble Cure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, May 4, 2020 Commentary by William F. Simmons and Robert G. Smith, PhD (OMNS May 4, 2020) During the pneumonia epidemic in North Carolina in the 1940’s, after American soldiers returned from the war in Europe, a small-town physician used an anti-infective protocol of intravenous vitamin C to cure 42 cases of viral…