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Orthomolecular is a term that comes from ortho, which is Greek for "correct" or "right," and "molecule," which is the simplest structure that displays the characteristics of a compound. So it literally means the "right molecule."

Two-time Nobel Prize winner, and molecular biologist, Linus Pauling, Ph.D.,coined the term "Orthomolecular" in his 1968 article "Orthomolecular Psychiatry" in the journal "Science."

Orthomolecular medicine describes the practice of preventing and treating disease by providing the body with optimal amounts of substances which are natural to the body.

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A Poetic Tribute to Abram Hoffer and Orthomolecular Medicine

A Tribute to
Humphry Osmond M.D.
1917-2004 (pdf)

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Hugh D. Riordan M.D.
1932-2005 (pdf)

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Medical Mavericks, Volume Three (Now Available)
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Journal Of Orthomolecular Medicine
International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine
International Schizophrenia Foundation
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Ortho Europe Institute
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Harold D. Foster
Dr. Robert Cathcart
American Holistic Medical Association
Ortho Bulletin Board
National Foundation For Alternative Medicines

"Orthomolecular treatment does not lend itself to rapid drug-like control of symptoms, but patients get well to a degree not seen by tranquilizer therapists who believe orthomolecular therapists are prone to exaggeration. Those who've seen the results are astonished."

---Abram Hoffer, M.D., Ph.D.

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