Consumers are targeted by the FDA’s newest GMO propaganda campaign. From the FDA: The U.S Food and Drug Administration is announcing public meetings to be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, and San Francisco, California, regarding its Agricultural Biotechnology Education and Outreach Initiative. Congress appropriated $3 million to fund this initiative, which calls upon the FDA to… Continue reading Sit Down and Eat Your GMOs
Month: October 2017
Will Dying People Get The Right to Try?
Legislation, approved in the Senate, must now pass the House of Representatives. Action Alert! Earlier this year, the “Right to Try” legislation introduced by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) passed by unanimous consent in the Senate. It had a hearing last week in the House, and awaits approval. As things stand now, FDA bureaucrats continue to… Continue reading Will Dying People Get The Right to Try?
Fake Organics: Will Congress Step In?
A new bill has important provisions that will help stop fake organics from flooding US markets. Action Alert! A bill has been introduced by Rep. John Faso (R-NY) to address some of the program’s shortcomings in ensuring the integrity of imported organics. This follows an Office of the Inspector General (OIG) audit report that found… Continue reading Fake Organics: Will Congress Step In?
Do You Want a CRISPR Baby?
No, not by Congress—by a Trump executive order signed today. President Trump has signed an executive order expanding access to “association health plans”—policies that do not have to adhere to a number of Obamacare rules. The idea, strongly supported by Sen. Rand Paul, is that individuals with a common profession or interest could band together and be… Continue reading Obamacare Reinterpreted?
A Door Opens for Insurance Coverage of Non-Opioid Pain Treatments
Thirty-seven state attorneys general recently wrote to American’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), saying that the status quo is unacceptable. We agree. Action Alert! The letter urges AHIP to encourage healthcare providers to prioritize non-opioid pain management options–such as physical therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic care, and massage—over opioid prescriptions in the treatment of chronic pain. Opioid addiction… Continue reading A Door Opens for Insurance Coverage of Non-Opioid Pain Treatments
Don’t Turn Vitamins into Drugs
We must keep the FDA from turning a vital nutrient over to Big Pharma. Action Alert! An important study finds that carbidopa, a standard Parkinson’s drug, “irreversibly binds to and permanently deactivates” pyridoxal-5’-phosphate (P5P), a key form of vitamin B6 in the body. The authors describe the essential role P5P plays in the body: “[P5P]… Continue reading Don’t Turn Vitamins into Drugs
Leyla Weighs In: Getting to the root of acne
By Leyla Muedin MS, RD, CDN Acne is not just the scourge of teenagers swimming in raging hormones, but in adults too who may have hormonal imbalances (i.e., perimenopause) or other health conditions that present as inflammation leading to a breakout. Rather than resorting to antibiotics which will eventually cause imbalances in the ecosystem of… Continue reading Leyla Weighs In: Getting to the root of acne
Ronald Hoffman, MD- Top supplements for immune support this flu season
ImmPower – AHCC to increase natural killer (NK) cell activity and immune support. One capsule twice daily. AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated Compounds) are beta glucan compounds derived from mushrooms. They specifically activate NK cells, which combat infections and cancer. In Japan, AHCC is used extensively as a medication to support immunity in cancer patients undergoing… Continue reading Ronald Hoffman, MD- Top supplements for immune support this flu season
Dr. Richard Nahas- Lymph and the Brain
This recent discovery of a lymphatic system in the brain has been reported as a revolution in neuroscience. It was always assumed that there was no connection between the brain and the immune system of the body. But powerful new evidence, which includes beautiful images, shows that a rich network of lymphatic vessels travel along… Continue reading Dr. Richard Nahas- Lymph and the Brain