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  • Apr 8, 2020 97

    Why are Health Food Stores Closing During this Pandemic?

    One state governor is shutting down health food stores that sell vital supplements as “nonessential” businesses. We must fight back and make sure others don’t follow suit. Action Alert! Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has ordered all nonessential businesses in the state to close for 30 days. ...

  • Mar 24, 2020 131

    Last Chance to Protect Homeopathy

    We must oppose the FDA’s actions against homeopathic medicines now. Action Alert! For many months now, we’ve been telling you about the FDA’s latest actions with regard to homeopathic medicines. These actions upend decades of successful regulation of these important products that have been ...

  • Mar 24, 2020 13

    A Bill We Helped Write Might Hold Key For COVID-19

    A bill ANH helped write and pass may help get experimental treatments to COVID-19 patients. The COVID-19 pandemic has medical professionals scrambling to see what treatments they can offer patients. The latest estimates are that a vaccine is at least a year away. The World Health Organization has...

  • Mar 17, 2020 10

    Special Report: COVID-19—Fearmongering Born Out of Uncertainty

    Our friends at ANH-International go in depth to provide some context on the pandemic. We’re just settling in to a new normal around the US: social distancing, empty grocery stores, and major events are being cancelled or postponed. It is an anxious time, but our international counterparts put o...

  • Mar 12, 2020 7

    PPIs: New Danger

    Now we can add fractures to the list of side effects for these dangerous drugs. Action Alert! A new study has found that proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are associated with an increase in fracture risk among kidney transplant recipients. Unfortunately this is just one more item among the many dange...

  • Dec 19, 2019 8

    More Carcinogens Found in Drugs

    This time in the acid blocker Zantac. Action Alert! The FDA recently announced that it found Zantac, an acid blocker drug, was contaminated with N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which is classified as a probable human carcinogen. This follows reports that Valsartan, a blood-pressure drug, contained...

  • Dec 1, 2019 0

    The Effect of Smog on Health

    A recent study has found that exposure to car exhaust as a child can lead to lifelong mental health effects. The study lasted for 30 years and involved 579 people. The study was mainly looking at levels of lead in the blood. Levels in participants were taken at age 11, 18, 21, 26, 32, and 38 year...

  • Nov 27, 2019 0

    Processed Food Linked to Early Death

    If you needed any more reasons to cut consumption of processed foods, be sure to read this. Ultra-processed foods have been linked with a heightened risk for heart disease, stroke, and premature death by major studies. These foods include not just junk food like chips, cookies, and soda, but savo...