New “21st Century Cures” Bill Is Yet Another Gift to the Pharmaceutical Industry

New “21st Century Cures” Bill Is Yet Another Gift to the Pharmaceutical Industry

It’s called a 21st century bill, but this extraordinarily dense legislative proposal follows an old, 20th century paradigm: if there’s an illness, create some new government-subsidized drugs to throw at it. Action Alert! The “21st Century Cures Act” is close to 400 pages long. If enacted, it would dramatically alter the ways pharmaceutical and medical device products are […]

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Breakthrough COVID Nasal Spray Blocked

Breakthrough COVID Nasal Spray Blocked

Data show a simple nasal spray can neutralize the SARS-CoV-2 virus and help alleviate symptoms of COVID disease, but the feds block any mention of these benefits. The FDA and the FTC have sent warning letters to at least five companies marketing a wide range of antiseptic nasal sprays containing xylitol, saline, povidone-iodine, or some […]

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Corrupt Pediatricians Disgrace Themselves

Corrupt Pediatricians Disgrace Themselves

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), hugely funded by vaccine makers, calls for a police-state approach to vaccination. Action Alerts! Last month, the Academy, in a report titled “Countering Vaccine Hesitancy,” called for the elimination of all non-medical exemptions to vaccinations, including religious exemptions, on the model of California. Released alongside this report was another report, also from the […]

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ANH Wall of Shame & Fame

ANH Wall of Shame & Fame

The good and bad health and food policies that we live with come about as the result of the efforts by individuals, special interest groups, policymakers and agencies pursuing agendas that either support or erode access to natural health. This is a list of some of the best and worst actors on these issues (click […]

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2022 Natural Health Advocacy Year in Review

2022 Natural Health Advocacy Year in Review

We saw a lot of action on natural health issues over the past year, including some big wins. Here’s where we stand on some of the top issues where ANH works to protect your access to natural health. Senator Durbin’s Push for FDA Supplement Registration Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) pushed hard this year for additional […]

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Your Poop is Now a Drug!

Your Poop is Now a Drug!

A few years ago, we asked if fecal microbiota transplants (FMT)—that is, human poop—would become a drug. The FDA just gave us the answer: yes! The FDA recently approved the first FMT drug last week for the treatment of Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) in patients who have already completed a course of antibiotic treatment. Only by […]

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