Sustainable Healthcare Archives

  • Jul 21, 2015 8

    Three New FDA-Approved Diabetes Drugs May Cause Diabetic Comas

    However, there are good natural approaches to managing or even curing some forms of diabetes. The FDA recently posted a warning that three drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes—canagliflozin (brand name: Invokana), dapagliflozin (Farxiga), and empagliflozin (Jardiance)—may lead to diabetic ketoaci...

  • Jul 14, 2015 50

    The Grave Dangers of Statin Drugs—and the Surprising Benefits of Cholesterol

    Once again the medical establishment gets it completely backward. NPR recently ran a story that suggests terminally ill patients can safely stop taking cholesterol-reducing statin drugs. The final quote of the article is illuminating: “Most of the studies focus on when to start a medication; th...

  • May 26, 2015 66

    Big Pharma Meds Turned Her into a “Walking Zombie,” Unable to Have a Child

    But natural medicine transformed her into a happy, energetic mother. This is a story about one couple who were given one of the greatest gifts of all: the child they wanted but were told they could not have. (Note: names have been changed to protect the privacy of the family involved.) This month, T...

  • May 22, 2015 0

    ANH Interviewed Regarding 21st Century Cures

    The Alliance for Natural Health- USA has been very vocal in its criticisms about the 21st Century Cures Bill that has been introduced. The fact that the bill exists shows a recognition of the broken nature of our medical system, but its contents demonstrate an inability to look for innovative approa...

  • May 12, 2015 35

    Government Agencies Agree to Undertake Research on Folic Acid Risks

    Will this convince the FDA to drop its proposed folate ban? Last year, we reported on a proposed rule coming out of the FDA that would ban the word “folate” from Supplement Fact labels. Only “folic acid” could be listed on the labels. We noted that the FDA’s maneuver would result in natura...

  • May 12, 2015 5

    “21st Century Cures” Bill Is Actually a Throwback to the 20th Century

    This legislation reveals once again that government will always be decades behind cutting-edge healthcare, and beholden to special interests as well. Action Alert! After a year of discussions and negotiation, Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI), together with three other co-sponsors, fi...

  • Apr 28, 2015 1

    Is the FDA Now Going After Arthritic Patients and Their Doctors?

    Vague FDA regulations could spell the end for platelet treatments that use centrifuges, most likely to protect Big Pharma profits. Action Alert! You may have heard of platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) injections, which are used by orthopedic doctors to treat bone and joint pain. Essentially, PRP treatment ...

  • Apr 14, 2015 0

    A New Tool for Antibiotic-Resistant Killer Bacteria: Essential Oils

    What should you stock to protect yourself? A few weeks ago, we reported that, while many across the country are concerned about measles, which occurs in a largely vaccinated population and has caused no deaths, a larger threat wasn’t receiving proper attention: drug-resistant tuberculosis—and an...