Stop Crony Healthcare Archives

  • Apr 8, 2021 10

    COVID: What About Those Who Don’t Recover?

    What causes ill health months after infection, and what can be done to prevent it. Action Alert! One of the mysteries of the COVID-19 pandemic is why some people who become infected with the virus continue to have symptoms months after infection. Much is still unknown, including what causes...

  • Apr 1, 2021 19

    Is Vitamin D a COVID Bust?

    Not even close. We need to support Americans’ supplement access through expanded Health Savings Accounts. Action Alert! Two new studies appear to contradict the idea that vitamin D offers protection against COVID, but the preponderance of evidence still indicates that D can help us stay safe. ...

  • Apr 1, 2021 3

    Pregnant and Poisoned

    Researchers have found 55 new chemicals in people’s bodies, adding to existing concerns about the connection between chemicals and chronic disease. Action Alert! The chemicals were discovered in a study of pregnant women and their newborns. Of the 55 chemicals never before detected in people...

  • Mar 25, 2021 25

    What Really Causes Diabetes?

    A diabetes epidemic is ravaging our population, particularly communities of color, and we’re told it’s because of obesity and poor lifestyle choices. Here’s why that’s wrong. Action Alert! Diabetes affects more than 10 percent of the US population, while one-third of Americans are e...

  • Mar 25, 2021 2

    FDA Considers Acid Blockers Warning

    The FDA is considering ANH’s petition to add a pneumonia warning on acid blocker medications. Let’s keep up the pressure to make sure it happens. Action Alert! Last year, ANH submitted a Citizens Petition to the FDA calling for the addition of a pneumonia warning on all proton pum...

  • Mar 18, 2021 6

    Food Is Medicine: More Evidence

    A large study found that prenatal diets are linked to obesity in childhood. Action Alert! A study of more than 16,000 mother-child pairs in seven European countries found that prenatal diets high in fruits and vegetables and low in refined carbohydrates and processed meat through pregnancy may h...

  • Mar 18, 2021 23

    GE Salmon is Coming

    AquaBounty, the purveyor of the genetically engineered (GE) salmon, said the fish could reach store shelves by April of 2021. Action Alert! In a recent online press conference, a chief executive for AquaBounty said that its genetically engineered salmon would be on sale to the US public in April...

  • Mar 11, 2021 19

    FDA Ensures Pharma Profits on COVID

    The agency trashes a cheap, off-patent drug for COVID-19, clearing the way for a new blockbuster drug. Action Alert! The FDA recently issued a statement warning patients not to use the drug ivermectin, an off-patent drug for river blindness, to treat COVID-19, despite substantial evidence of its...

  • Mar 4, 2021 15

    Your Action Counts! 1.2 Million Messages Sent to Lawmakers!

    …in support of our campaign to allow the free flow of information about food and supplements. Action Alert! Together, we have reached a key milestone in our campaign to promote natural health by allowing scientific studies to be shared describing the benefits of natural products. With your hel...

  • Mar 4, 2021 15

    Big Pharma: Killer Profits…Dud Medicines

    A new Congressional report explains how Big Pharma earns billions of profits from often ineffective and unsafe and almost always super expensive drugs. Action Alert! The report, released by Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45), details the monopolistic practices of Big Pharma, finding that mergers...