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  • Jan 12, 2016 31

    Superbugs to Kill Millions Soon?

    Just because Big Pharma can’t make big money from the potential solutions is not a reason for further delay. Action Alert! Antibiotic-resistant illnesses currently kill an estimated 700,000 people a year globally. By 2050, these illnesses are expected to kill 10 million people. Based on recent res...

  • Jan 12, 2016 18

    FDA: Your Own Cells Are a Drug!

    To protect Big Pharma, the FDA is coming after stem cell therapies. Don’t let the agency classify your body as a pharmaceutical drug. Action Alert!  In the next few months, the FDA will hold a public meeting to discuss its recent actions to clamp down on the use of autologous stem cell treatments...

  • Jan 5, 2016 13

    Medicine’s Future: Will the FDA Let It Happen?

    The most exciting and innovative advancement in medicine today is the field of medical testing. So why is the FDA strangling it? Action Alert! Natural medicine is said to stand on three legs: a natural diet, nutritional supplements, and integrative treatments. But an essential fourth leg is medical ...

  • Dec 15, 2015 49

    Your Family’s Meat—Will You Know Where It Comes From?

    A powerful international body is overriding laws passed by Congress that tell you what country your meat comes from—and Congress is letting it happen. Action Alert! Last week’s World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling is pushing some members of Congress to cave in to Big Food. The international bod...

  • Dec 8, 2015 9

    Big Food vs. Big Medicine: One Fluid, the Other Frozen

    As consumers demand safer and more natural foods, the market is starting to comply. So why doesn’t Big Medicine do the same? Action Alert! Consumers, according to the New York Times, have been leaving Big Food in droves, and are increasingly buying organic (not to mention free-range, cage-free, gr...

  • Dec 1, 2015 8

    “Agent Orange” Herbicide Pulled by EPA

    After initially receiving the agency’s rubber stamp, a dangerous pesticide has been removed, at least temporarily, from the market. Following a lawsuit filed by a coalition of groups led by the Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has stated that it is...

  • Nov 10, 2015 6

    Kombucha Madness

    The government is considering regulating Kombucha as an alcoholic beverage. ...

  • Nov 3, 2015 3

    Why Is the FDA Smothering Innovation in Lab Testing?

    Recent actions against the trailblazing medical testing company Theranos only protect the status quo, drive up the cost of medicine, and thwart better treatments. Action Alert! Natural medicine is said to stand on three legs: a natural diet, nutritional supplements, and integrative treatments. But t...

  • Nov 3, 2015 3

    Are Prescription Drugs on Your Menu for Dinner?

    No, we didn’t think so. But you might get them in your dinner anyway. Action Alert! “Biosolids”—a euphemism for human waste—are being used by some farmers as cheap fertilizer, according the New York Times, but it is usually done very quietly. In most states and counties, details about wher...