Health Regulation & Politics

2017 Update on GMOs and Organics

July 1, 2017

THE WORST OF TIMES – THE BEST OF TIMES People are getting smarter, science is getting louder, courts around the world are defying corporations, and...

Lyme Disease Update – May 2017

May 5, 2017

As Infection Spreads Across the Country, Feds Fail to Protect the Public “A Lyme diagnosis is a clinical diagnosis when you make it, and then...

Natural Health Products Under Threat

December 2, 2016

FREEDOM OF CHOICE IN HEALTH CARE FACES UNCERTAIN FUTURE We all have defining moments when it becomes clear that what we believe is simply not...

BREXIT AND CETA

November 1, 2016

The Real Story Behind the Drama – And How it Affects Your Access to NHPs “The times they are a-changin’…”  Nobel laureate Bob Dylan’s 1964...

Health News Round-Up

March 1, 2016

Latest Developments in the World of Nutrition, Politics, and Medical Fraud How the mighty are falling! The latest developments in medicine are conjuring up images...

HEAL YOUR HEART – Causes and Cures of Heart Disease

February 1, 2016

The Role of Stress, Malnutrition, and Environmental Toxins In the May 28, 1997 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, Duke University researchers...

HOW SAFE IS OUR FOOD SUPPLY?

June 30, 2015

And whose interests do regulators serve – those of industry or the public? History of Food Safety Regulations In Canada, as in the United States,...

LYME DISEASE LEGISLATION

April 29, 2015

There Ought to Be a Law, and There Is! Readers of Vitality magazine will know that May is Lyme Disease awareness month. This magazine has...

Postcard From Europe

October 1, 2014

Could the EU’s Draconian Natural Product Regulations Extinguish Natural Healthcare? In a democratic society, every regulation needs some kind of justification. It doesn’t matter which...

Government Moves to Restrict Access to Natural Health Products

April 1, 2014

Exploring the Federal Prejudice Against Natural Health Products Are we moving out of the eye of the hurricane and into the storm? ~ Shawn Buckley...

The Doctor Who Fought For Our Health Freedom

September 1, 2013

DR. JOZEF KROP – A PIONEER IN ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE “The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the...

Who Stands on Guard for Thee? On Resources for Patient Empowerment, A Proposed New Ministry of Wellness, and Health Canada’s Latest Antics

May 1, 2013

“A 2012 study estimated that 40,000 Canadian patients die every year as a result of medical error. That is the equivalent of 80 jumbo jets...

When Governments Abandon the Public Interest

April 1, 2013

Son: “Dad, I’m considering a career in organized crime.” Dad: “Government or private sector?” (Courtesy of HealthRanger) Public interest: the welfare or well-being of the...

Health Canada: Where are the Dead Bodies?

April 1, 2013

Do you know that every day 290 North American citizens are killed by prescription drugs? To kill the same number of people, a jumbo jet...

Poison Pills: How Prescription Drugs are Harming Patients and Bankrupting the Healthcare System

March 1, 2013

“Hearing the truth about drugs is like trying to hear a mouse tap dance during a hurricane.” K.L. Carlson, Diary of a Legal Drug Dealer,...

NEW YEAR – New Hope for Improving Public Health with Nutrition and Natural Therapies

February 1, 2013

Fifteen years ago, finding “the good” in medical research was very much harder than it is now – but it existed. Today, the conscience of...

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