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More evidence of CBD’s benefits—but will the FDA make it available to us at reasonable prices? Action Alert! Researchers have reported that CBD, one of the compounds found in hemp, has shown promise against antibiotic resistant infections such as methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA). This is in addition to the other benefits of CBD for pain, anxiety, and a number of other conditions. We must ensure that the FDA does not make CBD a monopoly drug and allows CBD to be sold in supplements at therapeutic levels. The researchers found that CBD was “remarkably effective” at killing a wide range of...

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Did you know that saffron, the world's most expensive spice, is a natural antidepressant agent that has shown efficacy equal to drugs like Zoloft and Prozac, but is much safer? Saffron (Crocus sativus) is so expensive because the threadlike portion of the flower used for cooking, the stigma, must be hand-picked and separated from the flower. To obtain one pound of saffron, a minimum of 50,000 flowers are needed. A pound of saffron will have a price between $500 to $5,000. Thought to have originated in Greece, saffron has been used throughout its history to boost mood, enhance libido and...

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Medicare: Saving Cents Makes No Sense February 13, 2020 Category: Stop Crony Healthcare Maintaining appropriate vitamin D levels is crucial to our health, particularly in warding off viral infections —so why won’t the government health agencies charged with serving the most vulnerable citizens cover vitamin D tests? Action Alert! Medicare and Medicaid cover 118 million people in the US (44 million and 74 million, respectively). This group includes the elderly and the most financially vulnerable citizens. These plans generally cover healthcare services that participating physicians consider “medically necessary”—that is, by conventional medical standards. To get a vitamin D test covered...

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B12 Shots Banned? February 6, 2020 Category: War On Natural Medicine California is threatening to ban B12 shots, which sets a dangerous precedent. We must act now. Action Alerts! The California State Board of Pharmacy has proposed regulatory language that would block patient access to vitamin B12 (methylcobalamin) injections, IV glutathione, intranasal glutathione, alpha lipoic acid, as well as numerous other medications. This serious threat to crucial medicines must be opposed immediately to prevent significant harm to patients suffering from debilitating illnesses. We are also concerned that California’s actions regarding compounding provide a dangerous precedent as the FDA also considers...

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Fortunately, there are powerful ingredients that relieve pain, stop damaging inflammation, and help rebuild the cartilage that cushions your spine. This combination of curcumin, boswellia, devil’s claw, DLPA, and white willow bark provides you with a targeted, effective, and safe approach with no serious side effects.

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