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Being rich and famous does not necessarily mean you get better healthcare. Hillary Clinton’s campaign has released a letter from one of her doctors giving her a clean bill of health after a full medical exam and attesting to her physical ability to serve as president. The letter revealed that Mrs. Clinton is being treated… Continue reading Hillary Clinton Prescribed a Dangerous Blood-Thinner
Help us make sure your legislators on Capitol Hill hear about this. Action Alert! A recent article published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) calls on lawmakers to label genetically modified foods. The authors begin by pointing out the well-established fact that genetic modifications to make plants resistant to herbicides and pesticides have… Continue reading Most Prestigious Medical Journal in America Calls for GMO Labeling!
The senator’s bill has been repeatedly defeated. Why capitulate now? A trade journal reports that some in the supplement industry are apparently considering supporting a Durbin-style proposal for a supplement pre-market notification system. It was reportedly discussed at a recent trade meeting. What is the explanation? One that we have heard is that some supplement… Continue reading Why Are Some Supplement Companies Thinking about Giving Durbin What He Wants?
Richard Pan, the California state senator whose infamous pro-vaccine bill sailed to victory on the winds of pharmaceutical industry dollars, is now in serious hot water with his constituents. A major recall effort seeks to remove Sen. Pan from office. If the movement garners enough signatures—which must equal 20% of the total votes cast in… Continue reading Author of Mandatory Vaccination Bill Facing Recall Efforts
The Los Angeles Times says yes, and low-fat won—which will make some big advertisers happy. Unfortunately, the Times made a hash of the actual study. Here’s the headline: “For fat loss, low-fat diets beat low-carb diets handily, new research finds.” Unfortunately not a word of this is true. The article, which was published in the… Continue reading Has Science Just Settled the “Low-Fat vs. Low-Carb” Debate for Weight Loss?
The FDA knew all about the endoscope risk six years ago, but has ignored it. Action Alert! Over the last few years, you may have seen one of the several tragic stories of antibiotic-resistant “superbug” outbreaks in major hospitals that have killed dozens of patients and sickened hundreds more. Some of these outbreaks are linked… Continue reading Are Endoscopes and Colonoscopes Killing People?
Your messages to Capitol Hill accomplished this. But Sen. Durbin reportedly plans to reintroduce his usual anti-supplement bill soon. Earlier this summer, we alerted you to the latest under-the-radar attack on supplements perpetrated by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and his allies. This time, they tried to attach their amendments, which would have limited supplement usage… Continue reading Sneak Attack on Supplements, Slipped into Defense Bill—Stopped in Its Tracks!
Crony science is on full display in the new partnership between the giant beverage company and a nonprofit looking to exonerate junk food in the obesity debate. The New York Times reports that Coca-Cola is pouring millions of dollars into a nonprofit organization that is trying to promote a peculiar solution to the obesity crisis.… Continue reading Coca-Cola Subverts Science
The agency reverses itself—and capitulates to the sugar lobby. Action Alert! Recently, the FDA announced a proposal to include a daily recommended value (DRV) for added sugars on the Nutrition Facts label of packaged foods and dietary supplements. The “added sugars” designation has nothing to do with the amount of sugar that already occurs naturally… Continue reading FDA On Sugar: Not So Sweet