State medical boards across the country routinely target doctors who practice outside the rigid norm of conventional medicine. Some states, like Kentucky and North Carolina, banned the entire profession of integrative and nutritionally oriented physicians from practicing in years past. Other states, like Connecticut and Texas, are notorious for their vigorous assaults against physicians who […]
Other B vitamins have generated some legislation in the North Carolina General Assembly. They began considering a bill last week that would create a statewide vitamin distribution program in an effort to prevent or reduce birth defects. The bill would appropriate $480,000 for each of the next two years to purchase multivitamins with folic acid, […]
Physicians who use complementary and alternative therapies in their clinical practices often face charges from their respective state boards of medicines for practicing “outside the standard of care.” USA Today has conducted a review of the state pharmacy board panels, who are assigned to oversee prescription drug safety for American consumers. They found that nearly […]
At the web site of CA’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), Prop 65 is described as the approval by CA voters in 1986 of an initiative to address their growing concerns about exposure to toxic chemicals.
Freedom of healthcare choice in New Jersey is facing a serious threat with the NJ Assembly Bill A2933 / Senate Bill S1941 vote scheduled for early in October. This bill and its identical counterpart in the NJ Senate would prevent any practitioner other than a dietician to teach, consult, or advise about health, nutrition, supplements, […]