ACTION ALERT — Compounded Medications Even More At Risk

Posted January 21, 2015
A new threat to compounded drugs (including bioidentical estriol for women and compounded time-release thyroid) has emerged. The US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has released an overreaching draft proposal that may inadvertently crush many small compounding pharmacies—unless we take action.  Please tell the USP that General Chapter <800> should not be considered a mandate for healthcare facilities and compounding pharmacies, but instead should be listed in the “recommendations” section of the USP standards.  Read more and TAKE ACTION.  Please send your message to USP today! 

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Antibiotic Boosts Parasitic Infection

Posted January 27, 2015
When mosquitoes encounter antibiotics in their meals of blood, their gut microbiomes are drastically reduced and less adept at fending off a subsequent malaria infection, scientists reported this month (January 6) in Nature Communications.  Read more.

25 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Apple Cider Vinegar

Posted January 27, 2015
A natural, inexpensive, anti-fungal, antibacterial, antiviral, metabolism-firing, immunity-building miracle worker, apple cider vinegar has been used for centuries for its positive lifestyle effects, and I, for one, couldn’t be more of an advocate.  Read more.

Common Ingredient is Worse Than Salt for Blood Pressure

Posted January 27, 2015
Whether you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure or told you’re at risk of developing the same, you’ve likely been advised to limit your sodium intake. But new research shows that sugar – particularly the kind found in processed foods – is more closely linked to high blood pressure than salt.  Read more. 

10 Toxic Chemicals in Personal Care Products

Posted January 27, 2015
Opting for locally sourced, whole foods is a critical step in taking care of your personal health. But, being concerned about what food goes into your mouth is only half the battle. You may be surprised to learn the personal care items you and your family are using – every day – are putting your health in jeopardy because of the toxic chemicals inside.  Read more.

The Widely Unknown Danger of the Flu Epidemic

Posted Janaury 27, 2015
Unfortunately, fear of a ‘flu epidemic’ motivates millions of people to allow life-threatening vaccine ingredients to be injected into the body like, thimerosal (mercury), aluminum and formaldehyde. These are known neurotoxins that actually increase your risk of getting sick, according to many peer-reviewed studies.  Read more. 

Acetaminophen Warning: A Leading Cause of Acute Liver Failure

Posted Janaury 27, 2015
In an ideal world, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would always function in the best interests of the consumer. However, the sad truth is that the FDA often behaves as though it is in the back pocket of the big pharmaceutical companies and their financial interests. This has been shown once again in the case of the over-the-counter pain reliever acetaminophen, a drug that causes an array of health issues and problems, yet is still on store shelves today. Read more.

Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski Talks About Curing Cancer

Posted January 27, 2015
Since 1967, Stanislaw Burzynski, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally recognized physician and biochemist-researcher, has been helping thousands of people overcome their cancer diagnosis. A pioneer in the development and use of biologically active peptides in diagnosing, preventing and treating cancer, Dr. Burzynski has a remarkable track record – especially with ‘incurable’ cases of cancer.  Read more.

GMO Potatoes Have Arrived. But Will Anyone Buy Them?

Posted Janaury 27, 2015
On the face of it, the new potato varieties called “Innate” seem attractive. If you peel the brown skin off their white flesh, you won’t find many unsightly black spots. And when you fry them, you’ll probably get a much smaller dose of a potentially harmful chemical.  But here’s the catch: Some of the biggest potato buyers in the country, such as Frito-Lay and McDonald’s, seem afraid to touch these potatoes. Others don’t even want to talk about them because they are genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.  Read more. 

The Secret to Immunity

Posted Janaury 27, 2015
With all the hype over vaccinations, the question of what constitutes a strong immune system is a major topic–especially during cold and flu season. What makes a strong immune system? Can an immune system be so strong that vaccinations are not needed? We would answer yes. However, the health of one’s immune system hinges on one main factor: antibodies.  Read more. 

Risk of Death at the Hands of Doctors

Posted Janaury 27, 2015
A physician friend sent the following to me regarding accidental deaths:
Doctors
(A) The number of physicians in the U.S. is 700,000.
(B) Accidental deaths caused by Physicians per year are 120,000.
(C) Accidental deaths per physician is 0.171
Statistics courtesy of U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services.  Read more.

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