Pulse of Natural Health Archives

  • Dec 13, 2018 0

    They Listened: Organics and CBD Get Boost in Farm Bill

    Plus, poison provisions removed from final bill. Action Alert! The last few weeks of 2018 have seen some rapid developments for the Farm Bill, the huge piece of legislation that gets passed every four years and allocates almost a billion dollars over ten years. For natural health advocates, th...

  • Dec 13, 2018 0

    Banned for Use in War, But OK for Our Crops

    Apparently the Geneva Convention doesn't protect against use in domestic agriculture. Action Alert! Researchers who recently examined studies sponsored by Dow Chemical and used by the EPA to approve chlorpyrifos, a type of insecticide, found inaccuracies in what the company reported to the age...

  • Dec 11, 2018 0

    Fungi Could Be Next Big Threat to Human Health

    Another class of medically important medicines is in danger of becoming ineffective—and they’re harder to make than antibiotics. Action Alert!   We’ve been telling you about the scourge of antibiotic resistance—when the overuse of antibiotics by doctors and factory farms causes bacteria ...

  • Nov 29, 2018 2

    Drug Ad Deception

    The drug industry is using deceptive practices to circumvent the law and sell you more drugs. Action Alert! We’ve all seen the drug TV ads: a couple walking together on a peaceful beach, or playing with the family dog in a sunny meadow—and then we get to the appalling list of side effects ...

  • Nov 29, 2018 3

    This Loophole Allows Chemicals to Hide In Your Food

    We often see “artificial” or “natural” flavors listed among the ingredients on foods we buy, but do consumers know what these terms mean? Action Alert! Recently, the FDA announced that a group of six artificial flavors would no longer be permitted to be used as food additives. They are...

  • Nov 8, 2018 27

    Vitamin D vs. Flu Shots

    New research shows vitamin D helps prevent infection. Will the crony medical establishment listen? Action Alert! Flu season is upon us again. To prevent the flu, we’re told that the best remedy is to get a flu shot—a shot which is consistently ineffective, and, incredibly, still contains merc...

  • Nov 8, 2018 8

    The Hidden Costs of Local Meat

    Federal rules are making locally raised meat more expensive. There is an increasing demand for locally-raised meat as more and more Americans reject the products of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), where animals are kept in squalid conditions. What many Americans may not know, howe...

  • Nov 1, 2018 15

    Crony Deal Between Telecom Giants and Feds to Radiate Your Home

    State and local government shut out. Health risks ignored. Action Alert! Telecom companies are preparing to unleash the next wave of wireless technology in neighborhoods across the nation, deployed block by block. The telecoms industry, with an assist by the federal government, is barring the ab...

  • Nov 1, 2018 4

    Two-Thirds of Americans Drink Industrial Waste Daily

    New evidence reveals additional dangers of adding fluoride to drinking water. Action Alert! Fluoride has been added to drinking water in towns across the United States since 1945 for the purpose of improving dental health. Now, 66% of people in the US receive drinking water with added fluoride. E...