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The plan appears to be to rush Sen. Pat Roberts’ voluntary GMO labeling legislation through Congress before opposition can form. We may only have days to stop it. Urgent Action Alert! Last week, we reported that another voluntary labeling bill in the Senate was in the works, introduced by Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS). Last Friday… Continue reading URGENT—Bad GMO Bill on Fast Track
Will they listen? Action Alert! A few weeks ago, we reported on PBS Frontline’s attack piece on the dietary supplement industry. The show’s producers trotted out many of the same debunked arguments that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), and supplement critic Pieter Cohen typically cite—supplements are unsafe, unregulated, and are… Continue reading Turning Up the Pressure on PBS
New research suggests that a common household food attacks cancer at the root. A recently published study in PLoS indicates that a substance found in ginger called 6-shogaol is a potent agent in fighting breast cancer—much more potent than chemotherapy and much less dangerous. Shogaol—from the Japanese word for ginger, shōga (生姜)—is special because it… Continue reading Natural Alternative 10,000 Times More Effective than Chemo
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We think this is to pave the way for a new blockbuster drug. Action Alert! In October we told you about a potential new blockbuster drug for Alzheimer’s from drug giant Eli Lilly. Solanezumab is in the third and final phase of FDA drug trials, and if approved, could bring in at least $7.6 billion… Continue reading FDA Attacks Brain Health Supplements
These three want lab-testing pioneer Theranos to be history. The future of medicine is at stake. Action Alert! In 2013, we reported on Theranos, a new and exciting venture that had the potential to revolutionize medicine by making medical testing cheaper, faster, and more convenient. The basic idea was simple—to create testing technology that would… Continue reading FDA, Allied Monopolists, and Allied Media Continue War on Medical Testing Innovation
…plus other GMO updates. Federal and State-based Action Alerts! A recent USDA report acknowledging the spread of genetically engineered alfalfa into the wild is just further proof of what natural health advocates have known for a long time: that genetically engineered crops cannot “coexist” with traditional, organic agriculture. The report details the findings of a USDA… Continue reading New Study: GMO Crop Contamination Spreading
It may be—if a secretive, private, and powerful organization called the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) gets its way. State-based Action Alerts! For years now, we have been reporting on the machinations of the FSMB, especially their most recent efforts to pass their Interstate Medical Licensure Compact in as many states as possible. Don’t… Continue reading Is Your State Being Targeted by a Medical Monopoly?
New bills in both chambers of Congress agree. Action Alert! Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and three of his colleagues, Sens. Rubio (R-FL), Barrasso (R-WY), and Johnson (R-WI), have introduced a bill that would allow Health Savings Account (HSA) funds to go toward dietary supplements without having to get a doctor’s prescription; the same would apply to health… Continue reading HSAs Should Cover Supplements!