Research published in the October 2008 issue of Pediatrics says that some of free prescription drug samples being distributed to pediatric patients may be unsafe. The researchers found that one in twenty American children received free drug samples in 2004—and that the most frequently distributed samples were unsafe to children. Four of the 15 most […]
One of the greatest public health successes of the 20th century, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is the fluoridation of most public water systems in an effort to control tooth decay. But recent research is showing that fluoride has several significant downsides—including harming the creation of tooth enamel.
“America has the best healthcare in the world.” But is that true, or just more political jargon? Certainly Americans spend more than any other industrialized country on healthcare. But America falls short in how long we live—or how well.
More and more evidence being published in conventional medical journals show a correlation between heavy metals and heart disease. Lead is linked to high blood pressure; mercury is linked to the incidence of heart attacks.
The Food and Drug Administration has released proposed guidelines for regulating genetically engineered animals, paving the way for them to enter the food supply. This news has stunned many consumer groups. It is estimated that as many as two dozen applications to sell genetically engineered animals are already pending before the FDA.
Conventional Medicine Ignores the Science behind Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death with Fish Oil The U.S. has waged a five-decade war on heart disease thanks to the information gleaned from the Framingham Study and the studies that followed it. That war has been dominated by the use of prescription drugs, surgery, and procedures that include angioplasty […]
As discussed in the 9/9/08 issue of Pulse of Health Freedom, the FDA has ignored other government experts and sided with industry on BPA, a widespread chemical that another government agency has deemed potentially dangerous. An important update to that story is the 9/16/08 Journal of the American Medical Association article linking BPA to both […]
Source: Alliance for Natural Health The vitamin D paradox Here we have yet another study demonstrates the benefits of the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D.
AAHF and its project HOMECoalition.org are joining the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists and other groups in a nationwide call-in campaign to protect our access to estriol and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT. The BHRT National Congressional Call-In Day will be Wednesday, Sept. 10th. Our goal is to generate thousands of […]
Haven’t we heard this story before? The FDA is charged with regulating BPA (bisphenol A), a chemical found in plastic bottles, baby bottles, food cans, dental fillings, sealants, and cements. It knew that the government’s National Toxicology Program (another division of Health and Human Services) was about to issue a report and that Yale researchers […]