Meetings being held between the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and other world bodies to discuss “harmonization” (meaning restriction) of “nutrient intake” recommendations indicate that the answer may be yes. Action Alert! NAS, which is a United States non-governmental organization that advises the federal government on a range of issues, recently met with groups from… Continue reading Are Draconian Limits on Vitamins Coming to the US?
Month: May 2018
What do Opioids, Politicians, and Your Doctor Have in Common?
Bribery. Action Alert! Separate reports have surfaced that demonstrate both doctors and politicians are on opioid-makers’ pay roll. In return, it appears as though doctors have prescribed more opioids and lawmakers have backed legislation to make it harder to combat the opioid crisis. This is cronyism 101. First, the doctors. Researchers have reported evidence that… Continue reading What do Opioids, Politicians, and Your Doctor Have in Common?
Finally! Some Relief for Dying Patients
Thanks to ANH member activism over many years, Congress has finally approved Right to Try legislation. Now we need to expand it. Action Alert! Recently, the House of Representatives approved legislation that expands access to experimental drugs for terminally ill patients who have exhausted all other treatment options. It also frees drug companies from liability where… Continue reading Finally! Some Relief for Dying Patients
Update: Victory in the War on Natural Medicine!
ANH members played a key role in thwarting efforts to eliminate access to personalized medicine. Two years ago, the FDA released a draft guidance saying that a compounding pharmacy (a pharmacy that makes customized medicines for individual patients) cannot register as both an “outsourcing” (503B) and a traditional (503A) facility. We issued an action alert… Continue reading Update: Victory in the War on Natural Medicine!
Will the Government Tell You What Supplement Dosages You Can Take?
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A Step Towards Health Freedom in Australia
Consumers Down Under will have access to more information about alternative medicines. A bill was recently approved in Australia that loosens some of the regulations governing advertising claims made by producers of alternative and complementary products. The Therapeutic Goods Amendment Bill 2017 creates a list of “permitted indications” which can be used in advertising without… Continue reading A Step Towards Health Freedom in Australia
More Opioid Crisis Cronyism
One person’s health care crisis is Big Pharma’s golden opportunity. From Stat News: The White House’s national strategy to combat the opioid crisis, unveiled last week, would expand a particular kind of addiction treatment in federal criminal justice settings: a single drug, manufactured by a single company, with mixed views on the evidence regarding its use. Federal… Continue reading More Opioid Crisis Cronyism
Pesticides for Dinner?
Lawmakers in the House of Representatives think they’re safe enough to eat and drink. Don’t let them sell us out to Big Ag. Action Alert! Every four years, Congress passes a new Farm Bill, a huge piece of legislation that establishes policies for US agriculture, nutrition assistance programs, organic development programs, and more. While there… Continue reading Pesticides for Dinner?
Which Bottled Waters Contain the Most Plastic?
…in the water, not in the bottle! Action Alert! Many Americans drink bottled water, the market for which has grown to $147 billion in recent years. Despite this rapid growth, there are emerging health concerns with drinking bottled water, notably from the chemicals used in the production of plastic which, as our friends at Mercola.com… Continue reading Which Bottled Waters Contain the Most Plastic?
A Terrible Farm Bill
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