Obamacare doesn’t even need to be repealed and replaced in order to do it. Action Alert! Last week, the Senate considered a number of bills to repeal and/or replace Obamacare—all of which failed. For those interested in keeping score: One version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act included Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) initiative that insurers… Continue reading Fixing Health Care Not That Complicated
Month: July 2017
Supplements Killing Children?
No, but this false narrative is being pushed by the mainstream media. Last week, a paper in the Journal of Medical Toxicology reported that calls to poison control centers concerning dietary supplements were up 50% over the period 2005-2012, with most of those calls relating to small children. The mainstream media pounced, questioning whether parents… Continue reading Supplements Killing Children?
Congressional Freedom Caucus Takes Wrong Turn
The Caucus’s new bill ironically misses what is most needed: consumer medical freedom of choice! Action Alert! Last week, the House Freedom Caucus took steps to move forward on an Obamacare repeal bill. It is the same bill that passed both Congressional chambers in 2015 but vetoed by President Obama. The bill repeals the individual mandate,… Continue reading Congressional Freedom Caucus Takes Wrong Turn
Time to Face Facts About Drinking Laws
Raising the drinking age in the United States has been a total public policy failure. It has been doing for 18-21 year olds what national prohibition did for the whole country in the 1920’s—promoting rather than restraining binge drinking. In 1984, President Reagan signed the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, which gave states an ultimatum:… Continue reading Time to Face Facts About Drinking Laws
Same Old Cronyism At CDC
Recently, President Trump announced his pick to head the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the government agency charged with monitoring and managing significant public health problems. That pick is Georgia physician Brenda Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald served most recently as Georgia’s Public Health Commissioner. One of her signature achievements in that role was a childhood… Continue reading Same Old Cronyism At CDC
Is Fructose Really That Bad For You? (Ronald Hoffman, MD)
I remember a time in the 70s and 80s when I was just getting started in the field of nutrition when fructose was considered a harmless sweetener for diabetics. Marketed as “diabetic sugar,” fructose syrup was dispensed in clear plastic containers and consumed with impunity by persons with blood sugar problems. The embrace of fructose… Continue reading Is Fructose Really That Bad For You? (Ronald Hoffman, MD)
Help Us Remember Dr. Warren M. Levin, MD
The staff and leadership at ANH-USA are remembering and honoring a true legend in integrative medicine, Dr. Warren M. Levin, MD, in light of his recent passing on July 21 at the age of 85. Not only did Dr. Levin open the first alternative medical center in NYC in 1974, but his landmark defense of his… Continue reading Help Us Remember Dr. Warren M. Levin, MD
Stop Fake Organics
New Danger for Small, Organic Farmers?
Fake organics aren’t the only threat to farmers growing real food. Next year, the FDA’s new produce safety rule will go into effect. This rule is part of the suite of new regulations that came about as a result of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that was signed into law in 2011. The produce… Continue reading New Danger for Small, Organic Farmers?
More Mainstream Media Censorship
This time directed at Joseph Mercola, MD. Mercola.com is a key natural health resource on line. We couldn’t recommend it more strongly for advice on every imaginable topic. And it is free. Dr. Mercola recently released a new book, Fat for Fuel. This cutting-edge book focuses in particular on how to optimize mitochondrial function, but… Continue reading More Mainstream Media Censorship