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INTEGRATIVE CAMPAIGN CHALLENGES FDA ON COMPOUNDING PHARMACY
John Weeks, Publisher/Editor | Integrator Blog News and Reports
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is engaged in a regulatory process that will restrict the ability of integrative doctors to FDAindividualize their natural medicine prescriptions via the services of compounding pharmacies. The Integrative Medicine Consortium, (IMC) - with the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) in a lead role - recently had success in saving access to one compounding agent. Yet the handwriting is on the wall. The AANP, working with the IMC and others, has announced a multi-year campaign to directly petition the FDA to maintain access to these agents. READ MORE
SINCE AMERICANS LOVE MEETINGS
At 6:45 PM on a Thursday evening, when I was feeling quite tired from my week, I received a text from the clinical lead of our therapists at my job, asking me to see if there were any outstanding billing issues with any of my patients in June. She is not my direct supervisor and being more a friend, I didn't hesitate to fire back to her that she should use caution when making demands of her team after hours. "After all, the healthy ones need time and space." She is new in this position in this location although she has experience as a clinical director. And much to her credit, she has a high degree of likability and is good at making people laugh. READ MORE
HOMEMADE POTATO SALAD
There is nothing better than homemade potato salad . Be creative and add in your own favorite vegetables. The sky's the limit! A word about Door County products; they are delicious! My Balsamic vinegar was a gift from my daughter and son in law, who grew up in Door County, Wisconsin. Bon Appetit! VIEW RECIPE
ANH ACTION ALERT!
As Bad as Glyphosate?
The world is focused on glyphosate, but another commonly used farm herbicide could be just as poisonous. READ MORE
ANH ACTION ALERT!
US Dept. of Monsanto (aka USDA)
This particular crony alliance isn't even secretive about it! READ MORE
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A NEW ORGAN HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED! Carol Petersen, RPh, CNP - Women's International Pharmacy
That's right. It has been there all along, but we are just now getting around to noticing it. This organ weighs about 3 pounds and by weight, it is the largest organ in the human body. The organ is a collection of microbes or single celled organisms that live on and in your body and it has been named the human microbiome. READ MORE
STUDY SHOWING DECLINE IN DOG FERTILITY MAY HAVE HUMAN IMPLICATIONS
26-year study of canine sperm shows an overall decline in quality, and may also shed light on fertility changes seen in male humans.READ MORE
GOT SLEEP? THE AMOUNT YOU GET COULD AFFECT YOUR MARITAL MINDSET
A new study found that when husbands and wives get more sleep than on an average night, they are more satisfied with their marriages, at least the following day.READ MORE
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