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Beating the Flu
The Natural Prescription for Surviving Pandemic Influenza and Bird Flu
J.E. Williams, O.M.D.
ISBN: 9781571745071
Book (Paperback)
Hampton Roads Publishing Company
$15.95
5 1/2 x 8 1/2
198 pages
July 5, 2006


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"Strong medicine! In Beating the Flu, Dr. Williams offers real-world options in the realm of natural and food-based therapies while the rest of the medical profession is paralyzed with fear and inertia in the face of a killer epidemic projected to kill 150 million." —Ron Klatz, MD, DO, President of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, (www.worldhealth.net) and author of Infection Protection
Be Prepared to Beat the Flu

Every year, 36,000 Americans die of the flu and one million die worldwide. The possibility of a super flu pandemic is frightening. If no one has immunity, it could cover the globe in 250 days and conceivably infect 20 percent or more of the world's population of 6.6 billion. The 1918 Spanish flu killed 675,000 Americans and at least 50 million worldwide. The death toll from the bird flu virus--with a 50% kill rate in adults and a frightening 89% in children--could reach an apocalyptic 360 million.

Worse yet, without a vaccine (or adequate supplies), and without enough antiviral drugs, modern medicine doesn't have a specific, effective, and safe treatment for the flu.

This nightmare scenario may not happen, but if it does, it’s essential that individuals and families arm themselves with up-to-date information. Dr. J. E. Williams is an oriental and natural-medicine expert who has used herbs and vitamins to treat influenza and other viruses for more than two decades. In Beating the Flu, he begins not by telling you how to treat the flu bug, but how to avoid it altogether through a combination of good hygiene and super foods that offer the quick boosts your immune system needs to ward off the virus. Should you get sick, Dr. Williams also offers a "natural medicine cabinet” of vitamins, herbs, and minerals that work best against any kind of flu—along with the clinical evidence to back up the remedies.

Dr. J. E. Williams has practiced Oriental Medicine for more than two decades and is the author of three books. Presently, he is the academic dean at the East West College of Natural Medicine.

In more than twenty-five years of clinical practice with over 100,000 patients, Dr. Williams has earned a well-deserved reputation for his work in integrative medicine. He has served as a professional advisor to national health companies, medical groups, and hospitals including world famous Scripps Health. In addition to his many books, Dr. Williams is an internationally published author of numerous scientific papers, articles on ethnography and biodiversity, and bilingual poetry. His ethnobotanical research has taken him among more than twenty Indian tribes in North and South America in the search for the soul of healing. He spends his time between Peru and Sarasota, Florida.
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