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  • May 10, 2019 0

    Fracking Ourselves to Death

    What a decade of research says about the health consequences of fracking. A new study looking at ten years of fracking research, including several hundred studies, has found that the drilling practice is linked to preterm births, high-risk pregnancies, asthma, migraines, fatigue, nasa...

  • May 10, 2019 0

    Court to EPA: Stop Stalling

    …on a decision to ban a brain-damaging pesticide. A federal court has ordered the EPA to decide by mid-July whether to ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide that has been linked to neurodevelopmental effects in children. Chlorpyrifos is an organophosphate, which were chemicals de...

  • May 10, 2019 0

    Statins Work…for Less Than Half of Patients

    Want to flip a coin on your health? Researchers assessing the effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs found that they didn’t work for 51% of the 165,000 patients studied (statins have to reduce LDL cholesterol levels by 40% after two years to be considered effective). ...

  • Apr 25, 2019 0

    New Treatment Slashes Autism Symptoms

    A promising treatment has shown remarkable success in treating autism—but will the FDA turn it into a Big Pharma blockbuster? Action Alert! Recently we reported on the advancements in research regarding fecal microbiota transplants (FMT), which harness the power of the gut microbiom...

  • Apr 25, 2019 0

    Will FDA Turn Natural Autism Treatment Into Drug?

    A promising treatment has shown remarkable success in treating autism—but will the FDA turn it into a Big Pharma blockbuster? Action Alert! Recently we reported on the advancements in research regarding fecal microbiota transplants (FMT), which harness the power of the gut microbiom...

  • Apr 10, 2019 0

    Taxpayer-funded HIV Treatment Making Big Profits for Big Pharma

    And we wonder why health care costs are so high. Action Alert! Researchers using government funds have found a novel way of using an old prescription drug to prevent HIV infection. But once again, the government is allowing the pharmaceutical industry to reap the benefits of publicly-...

  • Apr 10, 2019 0

    FDA’s Absurd Logic On CBD

    Hemp products have been used for hundreds of years, but FDA insists they are a new dietary ingredient. Huh? Action Alert! We’ve been monitoring the FDA’s treatment of CBD oil, a cheap, safe, and effective natural medicine for pain and other ailments. The agency has stated that CBD...

  • Apr 10, 2019 0

    New Bill Could Help Save Natural Medicines

    Legislation has been introduced to protect patient access to customized natural medicines. It needs our support. Action Alert! Representative Morgan Griffith (R-VA) has reintroduced a bill to ensure continued consumer access to customized natural medicines made at specialized pharmacies (know...