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Dennis Godby, ND

Gluten sensitivity shows up all over the patient’s body

The celiac disease (CD)/gluten intolerance (GI) good news is that this condition is 100% curable
Realtor Julie Jalone

Homeowner Bill of Rights

Sacramento short sale specialist, Julie Jalone, who owns MagnumOne Realty in Roseville, writes about the brand new California Homeowner Bill of Rights and what protections it provides to families seeking a loan modification or facing foreclosure.
Daniel J Vance

Dr. Titlebaum and Dyslexia: Part 2

Last week, I featured 51-year-old Peter Titlebaum of Dayton, Ohio, who has dyslexia and has had lifelong difficulties writing, spelling, and reading. Other students often picked on him as a child for his inability
Daniel J Vance

Mayor with ALS Gets Support

Starting about two years ago, Binka Schwan, of Carefree, Arizona, couldn't figure out what was happening physically to her now 69-year-old husband, David
Dennis Godby, ND

Medical testing can find the source of what ails us

If you want to make dramatic improvement in your health in 2008, Dr. Chris Meletis, ND, recommends four simple laboratory tests before embarking on your health journey. Meletis tells his patients, "Tests Don't Guess."
Daniel J Vance

Talented Joe Griffin (part 2)

Last column, I featured 14-year-old Floridian Joe Griffin, who acquired a spinal cord injury in 1998 at age 2 after accidentally falling off a bed. Today, he only has feeling from his shoulders up
Daniel J Vance

Rodie Working Towards Paralympic Games

Jason Rodie of Gilbert, Arizona, has a dream that won't stop. Right now, he's training 35 hours a week to earn a spot on the U.S. Paralympic team competing in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil
Daniel J Vance

Multiple Myeloma

During March Madness this year, remember John Churan of Phoenix, Arizona. Since his childhood days in Dayton, Ohio, he has backed the Dayton Flyers, a team currently fighting to earn an NCAA men's basketball tournament berth.

2018 Acura TLX adds new stylish look

Roseville, CA- It was a luxury sedan that was missing that luxury look. Now the Acura TLX has it, thanks to a modest redesign this year.
Daniel J Vance

Learning about lupus

"Sharon" is from Spring Hill, Florida, reads this column in the daily Hernando Today, and prefers not using her real name. Not long ago, a medical doctor diagnosed her with lupus.