ACTION ALERT — The Terminally Ill Deserve Right-to-Try Laws

Posted September 28, 2016
The FDA’s approach to drug approval means that patients die waiting for possibly lifesaving drugs.  Right-to-try laws establish the freedom for patients and their doctors to try safe therapies where the potential benefits far outweigh the risks terminal patients are eager to take.  Read moreContact your legislator to voice your opinion about this health freedom issue.  Look up your legislator at  USA.GOV.

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By being aware, you can bring about effective change. You have busy schedules, so we scan major advocacy news sites to keep you informed about important legislation that could restrict your health freedom.

Dispensing with Flouride

Posted October 19, 2016
Evidence-based medicine requires evidence before medicating. Fluoridation of water is not evidence-based. It has not been tested in well-controlled studies. Fluoridation of public water is a default medication, since you have to deliberately avoid it if you do not want to take it.  Read more. 

Beware of Baby Carrots

Posted October 19, 2016
Baby carrots, which are now one of the most popular carrot forms, were not invented until 1986, when a California carrot farmer created them to save some of the broken and misshaped carrots in his harvest.16 Baby carrots are not actually ‘baby’ carrots at all but rather are less-than-perfect carrots that have been shaved down to a smaller size. Not only are baby carrots more expensive than whole carrots, they’re also typically given a chlorine bath to prolong shelf life.  Read more.

How to Eat to Beat Winter Bugs

Posted October 19, 2016
It’s that time of year again – when everyone at work, school and home seems to be ill.  But if you want to avoid a winter bug as the nights get colder, you may find that tweaking your diet could have a powerful effect.  Read more. 


Tired of Taking Pills? Try These 6 Natural Pain Relievers

Posted October 19, 2016
Your head hurts, you pop a pill. Your knees hurt, you pop a pill. Basically, anytime you feel pain, you’re probably popping a pill. Sure, these pills can help relieve pain, but in a day, you’re probably up to four pills, and in a month, you can be up to 120! Taking pain-relieving pills has been tied to health complications, a sick liver, for example.  Read more. 

Regulation of Probiotics in the USA: Dietary Supplements

Posted October 19, 2016
The United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulation of products containing probiotics is complex and largely depends on the claims that are made for the product. For example, they can be regulated as foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, or drugs/biologics (a class of drugs which are extracted from or derivatives of living organisms). In this second of a four part IPA Counsel Corner series, we will focus on the second category: dietary supplements.  Read more. 

Stop CDC Proposed Rule for Forced Detention, Isolation, Vaccination and Quarantine

Posted October 19, 2016
The new CDC FAQ about the NPRM( discusses some, but not all, of the most serious concerns that the public has about different provisions within the NPRM that allows federal health officials to take citizens into custody and involuntarily quarantining them for having common infectious disease symptoms such as a skin rash, coughing and mild fever. This NPRM is a clear threat to travel within the U.S. by airplane, ship, bus and train for simply appearing “unwell” or having been in contact with someone who is “unwell.”  Read more.