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Cease-And-Desist Orders Hit Walmart, Walgreens And Others For Herbal Supplement Sales

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Four large retailers were ordered yesterday (2/02/2015) by the New York State Attorney General’s Office to immediately stop selling their store brands of herbal dietary supplements due to allegedly mislabeled or adulterated product content. But herbal trade and education organizations immediately criticized the AG’s actions as premature, calling the testing flawed, scientifically-inappropriate, and inconsistent with […]

Report Finds FDA Deliberately Deceptive—and Slowly Poisoning Millions of Americans

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Now we need your help to make the FDA stop its cover-up. Action Alert! US consumers are in dark about mercury in dental products—and they are kept there deliberately by the government. This is documented in a new report being released this week by Consumers for Dental Choice called “Measurably Misleading: Evidence the FDA and […]

FDA Approves Many Drugs They Know Increase Heart and Stroke Risk

| August 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The agency charged to protect patients from dangerous drug side effects needs to be far more vigilant when it comes to medications that affect blood pressure. Robert P. Blankfield, MD, MS, a clinical professor of family medicine, issues this call to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in an editorial published recently in an […]

Will Human Beings Soon Stop Bathing?

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

And instead use pro-biotics for the skin? Meanwhile, must we try to kill every germ on us, good or bad, with triclosan? The New York Times Magazine recently ran a story about a fascinating new product, a spray called AO+ Refreshing Cosmetic Mist, from a small biotech company AOBiome. The spray contains billions of cultivated […]

FDA Allows Final Phase Review of Dr. Burzynski’s Lifesaving Brain Cancer Treatment to Proceed

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

This also means that additional patients will receive the treatment while it is being studied. It will be a Phase III study, in which the treatment is given to large groups of people to confirm its effectiveness. The patients will be split into two random groups. One group will receive just chemotherapy, and the other […]

“Don’t Take Supplements, but Feel Free to Electrocute Your Stomach!”

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The FDA’s obesity “logic” hurts Americans—and endangers supplements. On June 17, an FDA advisory panel moved closer to full FDA approval on VBLOC—a new implant designed to curb appetite by electrocuting stomach nerves. The device is implanted under the skin of the chest, and delivers electrical shocks down the two trunks of the vagus nerve […]

Gout and Colchicina

| February 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gout is one of the most painful forms of arthritis, and most often occurs after an excess build up of uric acid within the body. The buildup can leave lumps on the skin, kidney stones, and uric acid deposits – most often found in the big toe. The level of pan caused by this buildup […]

New Harvard paper slams FDA, says agency ‘cannot be trusted’

| December 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

A prominent Harvard University professor has compiled a new report that slams the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its failure to honestly and ethically approve new drugs. Set to be published in a special issue of the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, the damning report declares that the FDA “cannot be trusted,” […]

FDA determines partially hydrogenated oil is NOT SAFE

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration just announced its preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oil is no longer generally recognized as safe for use in food. The move paves the way for a ban, or at the very least, strict limits on the fake fats, which are the primary source of artificial trans fats in […]

FDA Declaring that Silver Has No Therapeutic Value

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

FDA Protects Big Pharma Products by Declaring that Silver Has No Therapeutic Value The EPA, on the other hand, allows its widespread use as a germ killer in clothing, bedding, cosmetics, electric shavers, baby bottles, and food containers. Silver has been used as an antimicrobial for thousands of years—that’s why forks, spoons, and platters were […]