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  • Mar 1, 2016 4

    Crony FDA Chief Approved by Senate

    Do your senators support crony medicine? Last week, the Senate voted overwhelmingly to approve the nomination of Dr. Robert Califf as FDA Commissioner. The final tally was 89 “yea” votes, seven abstentions—and only four “no” votes. The four were Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Richard Blumenthal (D-C...

  • Feb 22, 2016 4

    Natural Alternative 10,000 Times More Effective than Chemo

    New research suggests that a common household food attacks cancer at the root. A recently published study in PLoS indicates that a substance found in ginger called 6-shogaol is a potent agent in fighting breast cancer—much more potent than chemotherapy and much less dangerous. Shogaol—from the J...

  • Feb 9, 2016 28

    Is Your State Being Targeted by a Medical Monopoly?

    It may be—if a secretive, private, and powerful organization called the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) gets its way. State-based Action Alerts! For years now, we have been reporting on the machinations of the FSMB, especially their most recent efforts to pass their Interstate Medical Li...

  • Feb 9, 2016 15

    HSAs Should Cover Supplements!

    New bills in both chambers of Congress agree. Action Alert! Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and three of his colleagues, Sens. Rubio (R-FL), Barrasso (R-WY), and Johnson (R-WI), have introduced a bill that would allow Health Savings Account (HSA) funds to go toward dietary supplements without having to ge...

  • Feb 9, 2016 1

    Tide Turning against Ag-Gag Laws?

    After last year’s landmark decision in Idaho, more ag-gag laws are being challenged in court. State-based Action Alert! Last year, we reported that a federal district court found Idaho’s “ag-gag” law unconstitutional on First Amendment grounds. Like similar ag-gag laws in seven other states,...

  • Feb 2, 2016 7

    War on Natural Medicine Continues

    If a mainstay treatment of natural medicine doctors is shown to be safe and effective by government research, what do you do? Ban it! Action Alert! Congress passed the Drug Quality and Security Act in response to bad medicine from a rogue compounded-drug company, which the FDA had known about and re...

  • Jan 28, 2016 0

    Action Alert: Protect Vaccine Choice in Virginia

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  • Jan 26, 2016 1

    Nominee for FDA Commissioner Clears Another Hurdle

    Dr. Robert Califf has deep ties to the drug industry—and he’s one step closer to becoming the new FDA commissioner. We must stop this. Action Alert! He recently cleared the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and is now headed for a full floor vote. Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK...

  • Jan 19, 2016 57

    Grass-Fed Label For Meat—Gone!

    The US Department of Agriculture is nixing its grass-fed standard, but they’re doing it for the most absurd reason imaginable. Action Alert! Last week, the USDA announced it would be withdrawing its standard for the grass-fed meat label. The agency is giving producers who used the grass-fed label...