The C.A.M. Report
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fair, Balanced, and to the Point
  • About this web log

    This blog ran from 2006 to 2016 and was intended as an objective and dispassionate source of information on the latest CAM research. Since my background is in pharmacy and allopathic medicine, I view all CAM as advancing through the development pipeline to eventually become integrated into mainstream medical practice. Some will succeed while others fail. But all are treated fairly here.

  • About the author

    John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at, a complementary and alternative medicine website.

  • Common sense considerations

    The material on this weblog is for informational purposes. It is not medical advice or counsel. Be smart, consult your health professional before using CAM.

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    Is eating fish good for you?

    Modest consumption of fish — one to two servings a week — may reduce the risk of coronary death by 36% and the actual death rate by 17%, according to Harvard researchers.

    But what about the risk from mercury?

    Unfortunately, the public is bombarded with confusing messages about mercury contamination and may be avoiding fish in their diet at the expense of its benefits.

    There is a healthy middle ground. Read more about the benefits and risks of eating fish in the age of mercury at Nubella.

    10/16/06 21:21 JR

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