Feb 17, 2009 0
Scientific Freedom of Speech in Medical Journals—What Role Does Pharmaceutical Advertising Play Regarding Vitamin Supplements?
In a recently published peer-reviewed study, researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and the University of Florida found that in major medical journals, more pharmaceutical advertising is associated with publishing fewer articles about dietary supplements. The research also note...
Dec 14, 2010 19
Breaking News: Judge Rules that a Provision in the Administration’s Healthcare Act is Unconstitutional
A federal district judge in Virginia has ruled that one of the central provisions in President Obama’s healthcare act is unconstitutional. ANH-USA has filed an amicus brief on the same provision, but in a different jurisdiction. (more…)...
May 16, 2018 6
…in the water, not in the bottle! Action Alert! Many Americans drink bottled water, the market for which has grown to $147 billion in recent years. Despite this rapid growth, there are emerging health concerns with drinking bottled water, notably from the chemicals used in the production of pla...
Oct 21, 2019 5
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Nov 18, 2008 2
The American Heart Association’s annual scientific session in New Orleans this month heard the presentation of a Drexel University study showing that the hospitalization rate for heart failure among older Americans increased dramatically over the past three decades. (more…)...
Oct 27, 2015 1
There are plenty of reason to wonder. Action Alerts! As we revealed in our related story, the attack on picamilon (a safe supplement combining the natural substances GABA and vitamin B3) spearheaded by the attorney general of Oregon, with the assistance of Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), has likely ...
Jul 19, 2018 0
Australia is further clamping down on vaccine choice by instituting a biweekly $20 fine for parents whose children are not “up to date” on their vaccinations. Previously parents who didn’t have their kids vaccinated lost an end of the year tax benefit worth around $500. The new fine costs p...
Dec 22, 2009 12
Are Mothers-To-Be Unwittingly Passing BPA and Other Chemicals to Their Unborn Babies? And When Will the FDA Wake Up to These Dangers?
Consider these sobering facts: Children exposed to both tobacco smoke and lead are 800 percent more likely to develop ADHD. (more…)...
Mar 28, 2019 0
And you might not even realize you are serving it to your family. Action Alert! The FDA has removed the last roadblock to genetically engineered (GE) salmon hitting supermarket shelves. The GE salmon will have to follow the labeling guidelines spelled out in the GMO labeling law passe...
Jan 27, 2015 0
A new law may help promote safer sunscreen ingredients. Action Alert! A new study by the National Institutes of Health found that sunscreen chemicals that filter out ultraviolet rays may impair male fertility. There are twenty-nine “benzophenone-type UV filtering chemicals” in personal care pr...