May 24, 2018 0
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 ...
Nov 9, 2017 1
Many in Congress do, according to a letter nearly 80 representatives just sent to the FDA, USDA, and EPA. Action Alert! The letter, presumably inspired by big corporate donors, calls for the agencies to provide a “consistent, appropriate” approach to the regulation of biotechnology. On the on...
Jan 10, 2012 14
There are many questions about how the healthcare act will actually work, but complex regs just released seem likely to doom the very programs that help us pay for our integrative medical treatments. New Action Alert! (more…)...
Aug 28, 2007 2
Thousands of cases of breast and colon cancers might be averted each year if people in colder climates raised their vitamin D levels, researchers estimate in a new report. A number of studies have suggested that vitamin D may be important in cancer risk. Much of this research is based on cancer rat...
Feb 7, 2017 1
Another example of profits coming before people in the medical establishment. (Note that prostate and breast cancers have many similarities, so women may want to read this for themselves as well as for the men in their lives.) Last year, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) publish...
Nov 4, 2008 1
According to the October 27 edition of USA Today, increasing numbers of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans are seeking treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). According to the chief of the traumatic stress program at the National Institute of Mental Health, it’s a biologically based co...
Nov 18, 2009 0
Until that date, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine seeks input on its strategic plan. A column by journalist John Weeks in Integrative Practitioner, “Why we should seek to influence NCCAM’s next 5-year strategic plan” should spur you to voice your opinion. (more&he...
Nov 24, 2015 44
We must stop this attempt to create a new and potentially even bigger monopoly. Action Alert! Monsanto recently reached a deal with Deere & Co. that could dramatically alter the US agricultural market, and not for the better. John Deere, the world’s largest producer of agricultural machinery, ...
Nov 13, 2019 0
Roundup is the best-selling weed-killer in the world, used regularly by farm workers and landscapers. Roundup has recently been linked to non-Hodgkin lymphoma and leukemia. There are currently thousands of lawsuits faced by Bayer/Monsanto alleging Roundup caused cancer, and that Monsanto knew of thi...
Jan 10, 2018 4
January 11, 2018 | By Dr. Stephen Sinatra I’m often asked if the health benefits of coconut oil are good for your heart, and my answer is a resounding yes. The ordinary coconut—known for its sweet milk, great fiber and ability to conk people on the heads in Marx Brothers movies—can do...