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Jun 16, 2015: Yet Another Sneak Attack on Supplements from Blumenthal and Durbin

Courtesy of our allies at Alliance for Natural Health This time it’s been slipped into a defense bill. Major Action Alert – Send Your Letter Now! We suspected it would only be a matter of time before Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) launched his next broadside against supplements. Once again, Durbin and his allies, including Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), are pouncing…

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Oct 23, 2013: Don’t Miss The Online GMO Mini Summit

Join 20 of the world’s leading experts as they reveal breaking news about the health and environmental effects of genetically modified foods. This is a virtual event you can enjoy at no cost from the comfort and convenience of your own home. If you want to know the TRUTH about GMOs and the risks Monsanto, the government, their paid advisors…

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Oct 14, 2013: Who’s Afraid of Supplements? “Do You Believe in Paul Offit?”

by Alison Rose Levy The Medical Establishment’s “Favorite” Doctor and His Crusade Against Supplements and Alternative Medicine Paul Offit’s new book and media blitz pretend to be objective, but really offer one-sided bashing of natural healthcare. Dr. Paul Offit, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at? Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia? has authored a new book, Do You Believe in…

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Jan 24, 2013: Capitol Wellness Expo – February 7, 2013

Capitol Wellness Expo Exhibits, Speakers, Networking February 7, 2013 10:00a to 5:30p, Cannon House Office Building, Rooms 121 and 122. Free Admission. All are welcome. Please take a moment to forward this flyer to your Representative and Senators. Ask them to send someone from their offices, and to post the flyer. Click here to find contact information for your Representative…

Dec 05, 2012: Victory Is At Hand! Bill Passes, Awaits Illinois Governor’s Signature!

By James J. Gormley The Illinois’ nutrition community bill (SB 2936) we told you about over the last week has passed the Illinois House of Representatives by a vote of 102 to 7, with two abstentions. Translation: The bill has passed and now awaits Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s signature! In an exception to the normal legislative procedures, a second and…

Nov 30, 2012: First Part of Battle Won in Illinois; With the Help of All of our Illinois Supporters, We Can Achieve Victory!

By James J. Gormley Illinois’  nutrition community bill (SB 2936) we told you about over the last few days has unanimously passed the Illinois State Senate (51 to 0)! This is an important move forward – and thank you for your commitment thus far! We now have one more, urgent step: the bill must pass the Illinois House of Representatives….

Nov 28, 2012: Dieticians and Efforts to Monopolize Nutrition

By James J. Gormley There are many healthcare professionals who provide dietary advice.  One subset is “Registered Dietitians” or RDs, a private credential offered by the private trade association, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), formerly known as the American Dietetic Association, or ADA. RDs typically provide government-sanctioned dietary advice, such as the USDA dietary guidelines.  There is a…

Nov 08, 2012: Chicago Conference Covers Latest Research on Natural Products for Women’s Health

By James J. Gormley On October 20th, 2012, the Natural Health Research Institute (NHRI) held its 8th Annual NHRI Scientific Symposium, entitled, “The Effectiveness of Natural Products for Women’s Health.” Presented by the University of Illinois (UIC) College of Pharmacy and the American Nutrition Association (ANA), the UIC College of Pharmacy auditorium was attended by a students and practicing pharmacists,…

Nov 01, 2012: Press Release: FDA Protects Supplement Consumers From Drug-Spiked Tainted Products

Citizens for Health Supporters Urged to Visit KeepSupplementsClean.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: James Turner, 202-462-8800 James Gormley, 202-695-2027 Washington, D.C., November 1, 2012 – Citizens for Health (CFH) believes that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should provide, and avoid blocking, useful information that consumers can use to make their own health choices. In this spirit, Citizen for…