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  • Apr 14, 2017 0

    Momentum: Natural Solutions Increasingly Seen as Solution to Opioid Crisis

    The opioid epidemic is wreaking havoc—destroying lives and families—and the only true solution is through natural alternatives. Increasingly, people are waking up to this fact. More than 30,000 Americans each year die of opioid overdoses, half of which involve a prescription painkiller, accordin...

  • Apr 13, 2017 3

    “Pesticides OK, Despite Risks,” Says EPA

    Apparently, diminished brain function and reduction of children’s IQs is insufficient cause for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to overturn the approval of a chemical manufactured by one of the largest producers on the planet. The EPA recently rejected a petition to ban the use of insect...

  • Apr 12, 2017 5

    Scott Gottlieb Appointed by Trump Administration to Head FDA

    President Trump’s pick for FDA commissioner, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, faced Congress recently. As you know, this nomination could prove pivotal for the future of natural health. It is important for our readers to be aware of his background. Dr. Gottlieb is currently a practicing physician at Stamford H...

  • Apr 11, 2017 2

    Employee Privacy at Risk

    Want a job AND privacy? Congress is on the verge of making us choose one or the other, as it paves the way for employers to access both our private medical history and our genetic information. Action Alert! Recently, a House committee approved a bill that would give employers more power to probe int...

  • Apr 7, 2017 6

    EPA Ignores Fluoride Warnings

    When presented with evidence that fluoride is linked to the development of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and lower IQs, the Environmental Protection Agency essentially said, “We don’t care.” This occurred when the agency responded to a petition filed by the Organic Consumers ...

  • Apr 6, 2017 1

    Animal Poop in Your Water?

    Don’t we have a right to at least some information? A recent court case offers mixed results for transparency on factory farms. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the American Farm Bureau Federation, and the National Pork Producers Council have been locked in litigation for years over the ...

  • Apr 5, 2017 8

    An Aspirin a Day…Doubles Heart Attack Risk?

    Those taking aspirin every day to thin blood and reduce stroke risk, take heed. Researchers have found that, compared to those taking warfarin for atrial fibrillation (irregular and fast beating of the heart that can lead to stroke), patients taking aspirin were 1.9 times more likely to suffer a hea...

  • Apr 4, 2017 5

    Federal Trade Commission Attacks the Environment

    No, this is not yet another story about the Trump administration’s war on the environment. Action Alert! This tragic story proves how totally confused the debate over environmental regulation really is. This powerful agency addresses a huge environmental problem by illegally blocking progress on i...

  • Apr 4, 2017 4

    Cancer Control Within Reach? Only If It’s Profitable!

    Promising studies are lacking follow-up and funding. The problem? The solutions are too cheap! One such potential treatment is an experimental, synthetic cancer drug—DCA (dichloroacetate)—which has, in the early stages of clinical trials, demonstrated effectiveness at fighting cancer. The drug s...

  • Apr 4, 2017 1

    Losing Your Sense of Smell? It May Be a Predictor of…Death

    Need another reason to avoid prescription drugs? Researchers in Sweden followed 1,744 Swedes between the ages of 40 and 90 years old for ten years and found that their performance on a “smell test” was linked to their chance of death, adding to a growing body of literature which suggests that th...