Jim Turner

May 11, 2010: We Want To Hear From You

By Jim Turner, Chair of Citizens for Health Over the next two or three weeks, as Congress begins focusing its attention on several issues that affect natural health and organic food consumers, we at Citizens want to be careful of your time and resources. We would like to hear from you about how frequently you want to hear from us….

Apr 28, 2010: New Report About EMF Near Schools

By Jim Turner, Chair of Citizens For Health Today I participated in a teleconference unveiling a new report on the dangerous proximity of cell phone towers to schools. The BRAG™ Ranking report is the result of a multi-year study of school children’s potential exposure to cell phone antennas and base stations in U.S. state capitols. It assesses exposure metrics for…

Mar 18, 2010: Reform Threatens Alternative Medicine

Original link: www.realclearpolitics.com By Jim Turner & Curt Levey We are the heads of two non-profit organizations – one of us liberal and the other conservative – who are concerned that the impending healthcare legislation will negatively impact holistic and natural medicine and limit the healthcare choices of the people who consume it. Because alternative medicine is highly effective in…

Mar 08, 2010: We Need Your Help

Dear Friend, Today, you have the right to choose which vitamins, herbs, and supplements are best for you and your family. But your freedom to choose these products and your access to alternative and complementary treatment is under attack in Congress. Please donate to Citizens for Health today so that we can protect your rights and keep you informed. Citizens…

Feb 05, 2010: New Battle for Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA)

Senators McCain and Dorgan Let Down Dietary Supplement Consumers On Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Byron Dorgan (D-ND) introduced The Dietary Supplement Safety Act (DSSA) of 2010. This bill would amend DSHEA, undermining, if not entirely eliminating, consumer access to valuable dietary supplements, according to Jim Turner, Citizens for Health Board Chair. Over the next week,…

Jan 14, 2010: Vaccine Update

By Jim Turner, Esq. The legal team that filed a law suit in federal district court in Washington DC against the New York state mandatory swine flu vaccinations got preempted before a hearing could be held when the state withdrew the mandate. The team then amended its complaint to include plaintiffs under five years old in New Jersey who faced…

Nov 17, 2009: Food Safety: Congress Loses Its Way

By Jim Turner, Chairman, Citizens For Health This Wednesday, November 18th, the U.S. Senate plans to consider a massive “food safety” bill entitled “The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act”. This bill (S. 510) will strengthen the forces that for the past fifty years have led to unsafe, nutritionally compromised food and will undermine growing efforts working to thwart those forces….

Oct 19, 2009: Citizens For Health Statement Regarding Current Action Request

By Jim Turner The CDC says “By law, parents, guardians, or patients must be given information in writing about the risks and benefits of vaccination before a vaccine is administered.” The CDC also recognizes that: “All states offer medical exemptions (individuals who are immune-compromised, have allergic reactions to vaccine constituents, have moderate or severe illness, etc.).” It is our policy…