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Canada Loses Medical Icon; Dr. Abram Hoffer Dies at age 91

Orthomolecular Health would like to express its sadness at the loss of a Canadian medical icon who dedicated his life to the research and development of alternative medical therapies for psychiatric patients.


Pioneer in Orthomolecular Health Recognized with Largest Award for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Toronto, Ontario — Dr. Abram Hoffer, 90, of Victoria has won the inaugural Dr. Rogers Prize for Excellence in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for his work using nutrition and vitamins to treat and prevent disease. The $250,000 award, funded by the Vancouver-based philanthropic Hecht Foundation, is the first award of its kind in Canada, and the largest in the …


$1.6 Million Grant by Calgary Philanthropist to Enhance National Public Education in Orthomolecular Medicine

Toronto, Ontario – The International Schizophrenia Foundation (ISF) is pleased to announce a major grant of $1.6 million by Calgary philanthropist, Allan P. Markin. The grant will spearhead an ambitious national educational program aimed at improving public awareness of the many health benefits of orthomolecular medicine and orthomolecular psychiatry. Mr. Markin’s generous grant will enhance the Foundation’s existing educational programs …



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