“Supplements Killing Children?” Alliance for Natural Health USA Aug 22/17

Media Fear Mongering. This July 26, 2017 article from Alliance for Natural Health (USA), “Supplements Killing Children?” (3 minute read) sheds light on the repeated publications by mainstream media to promote a sense of fear and danger about the safety of NHPs. ”Children are far more likely to die from swallowing batteries than vitamins” the […]

“Why Canadian Scientists Aren’t Happy” Maclean’s Aug 22/17

This June 29, 2017 Maclean’s article, “Why Canadian Scientists Aren’t Happy”, by Paul Wells (9-minute read), explains the challenge to allocate research funding between priority-driven targeted research projects that attract big name researchers and put Canada on the world’s research destination map and the smaller independent investigator-led research that supports innovation and more practical knowledge. […]

“Natural Health Products: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You” Pincher Creek Echo, AB Aug 18/17

In this July 4, 2017 article (2 minute read) “Natural Health Products: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You”, published in the Pincher Creek Echo, Dr. Lena Derie-Gillespie writes, “The Oxford definition of a “drug” is a medicine or other substance which has a physiological effect when introduced into the body. Therefore, natural health products […]

“Metis Man Uses Traditional Medicines to Treat Terminal Cancer” CBC News Aug 4/17

This is encouraging news for those of us who believe that an integrated healthcare system would benefit most people, and certainly respect your right to choose. In this July 20, 2017 CBC News article (3 minute read time) by Stephanie Taylor, “Sask. Metis man uses traditional medicines to treat terminal cancer“, she wrote about a […]

“Canada’s Pharma Companies Disclose Payments to Doctors for the First Time” CBC News Aug 1/17

Big Pharma and its inadequate financial disclosure. Back on June 20, 2017 CBC ran this piece (4 minute read), “Canada’s pharma companies disclose payments to doctors for the first time”. We are just able to draw attention to it now, for those of you who hadn’t seen it. “The backbone of any physician-patient relationship is […]