Reform Healthcare Archives

  • Oct 22, 2019 13

    Is Conventional Medicine the Biggest Killer in U.S.?

    A new analysis from the British Medical Journal found that one in twenty patients experience preventable harm in medical care settings. The authors point out that patient harm in healthcare is a “leading cause of morbidity and mortality internationally.” We’ve been saying this for quite som...

  • Oct 8, 2019 7

    HSA Upgrade

    Help us fight for expanded Health Savings accounts. Action Alert! For many years, ANH-USA has supported efforts that would allow Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Saving Account (FSA) funds to pay for dietary supplements. Federal bills including this reform have been introduced in 2011, 2...

  • Sep 26, 2019 11

    Vitamin E Linked to Mysterious Vaping Sickness?

    Not so fast. Action Alert! Recently, reports of illnesses and death linked to vaping have been all over the news. Although the exact cause of the lung illness is not known, the FDA is investigating the presence of vitamin E in many vaping products as a possible culprit. This may cause consumers t...

  • Mar 28, 2019 2

    Inside FDA’s Supplement Power Grab

    Just as we suspected, the FDA is coming after supplements once again. Action Alert! Recently we told you about a statement made by Commissioner Scott Gottlieb (who has since resigned his post) concerning the FDA’s regulatory approach to dietary supplements. The statement was short ...

  • Jun 28, 2018 6

    Senate’s CBD Oil Rescue Offers Hope for Pain

    The Senate's version of the Farm Bill is a vast improvement on the House version, with provisions to protect organics and CBD. The Senate recently released its version of the Farm Bill. For advocates of natural health, it represents a significant improvement over the House’s version of the legi...

  • Jun 28, 2018 1

    New Danger for Supplements?

    A bill to increase oversight of certain opioids could create a new path for the federal government to ban supplements. Lawmakers are considering dozens of bills aimed at addressing the crippling opioid crisis our nation is facing. One bill, the Stop Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analog...

  • Jun 20, 2018 1

    FTC Clamps Down on Free Speech…Again

    Will we let FTC bureaucrats decide what “science” is, and how it can be interpreted? Action Alert! The legal claims that supplements can make are repeatedly attacked and restricted by federal regulators. This is a great situation if you’re a drug company selling expensive, dangerous drugs, ...

  • May 24, 2018 19

    Are Draconian Limits on Vitamins Coming to the US?

    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 ...

  • Mar 15, 2018 1

    Health Care Swindle: What Is Your Medical Bill Concealing?

    Efforts in Congress to make health care pricing more transparent for consumers need your support. Action Alert! Lawmakers in the Senate are in the midst of creating legislation intended to make health care pricing more transparent. It is imperative that they hear from consumers—and not just ind...