Reform Healthcare Archives

  • Sep 3, 2014 0

    Catch 22

    Decades of research has affirmed that natural products are safe and effective, and in many cases, can be a desirable alternative to pharmaceutical drugs for promoting health, alleviating symptoms, and curing disease. However, regulators such as the FDA have created a “Catch-22” that prevents die...

  • Sep 3, 2014 0

    Current Science

    Supplements vs. Pharmaceuticals “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” –Hippocrates (Father of Western Medicine) Like food, dietary supplements are one of the safest things we put in our bodies. Products like multivitamins, omega-3/fish oil, vitamin D, vitamin C, and calcium can ...

  • Sep 3, 2014 0

    How Supplements Are Regulated

    Dietary supplements are zealously regulated by multiple federal agencies in order to ensure products are safe and that product labels are truthful and accurate. Claims that dietary supplements are unregulated completely overlook the extensive regulatory framework that governs the industry, and ignor...

  • Aug 12, 2014 14

    Tylenol Use During Pregnancy May Increase ADHD Risk for Children

    The manufacturer and some doctors are trying to dismiss the new research, despite mounting evidence of Tylenol’s dangers. Action Alert! A study just published in JAMA Pediatrics finds that Tylenol (acetaminophen) taken by women during their pregnancy may raise the risk of ADHD (Attention Deficit H...

  • Jul 15, 2014 11

    What If the Government Standardized All Medical Testing?

    You guessed it. Many tests essential to patients’ health would no longer be available. And the future of medicine seems to lie more and more in innovative, sophisticated, and custom testing—just what the FDA won’t like. Action Alert! Laboratory-developed tests (LDTs) are diagnostic tests dev...

  • Jul 15, 2014 17

    FDA Proposes New Rules for Compounding

    It looks to us that they’re trying to interfere with the practice of medicine. Action Alerts! The FDA has released a number of documents—draft guidances and proposed rules—that are supposed to “provide clarity” on the whole issue of compounding. These “clarifications” will severely dim...

  • Jul 1, 2014 8

    Are Drugs Safe?

    ANH-USA submits a legal petition to the FDA. Action Alert! (more…)...