Canada Well On Its Way To Being “Codexed”

Consider a multinational pharmaceutical conglomerate that does business in many countries throughout the world. It is an inconvenient barrier and expense that every country has a different set of regulations governing the drugs it sells, and the corporation has to go through a different approval process in each state. So to eliminate this regulatory obstacle … Continue reading Canada Well On Its Way To Being “Codexed”

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The Biggest Problem with Natural Health Products Might Surprise You

Natural Health Products have been the subject of scrutiny for a very long time and though critics of their use often try to argue that manufacturers of them make unrealistic health claims or that the product inside the bottle is not what is on the label, the reality is that these baseless arguments are not … Continue reading The Biggest Problem with Natural Health Products Might Surprise You

Pain Management: A Complex Problem for a One-Dimensional Approach

Though it may vary in frequency and intensity, most everyone feels pain. What’s more is that most people recognize the variety of options there are for getting rid of pain in their day-to-day lives - whether it’s a bath for a sore back, ointment on a burn, or balm on aching muscles. So why isn’t … Continue reading Pain Management: A Complex Problem for a One-Dimensional Approach

The Unfair Cost of Natural Health Remedies

Since the regulation of NHPs as drugs by Health Canada, there have been a number of costs associated with the change: producers were required to jump through expensive hoops in order to satisfy new licensing requirements, retailers had to thin out their shelves, and the new, higher costs of supplements were passed onto consumers. Even … Continue reading The Unfair Cost of Natural Health Remedies

What is Health Freedom?

At Citizens for Choice in Health Care, we take pride in being health freedom advocates; however, not many people know the principles behind health freedom and what its advocates stand for. This short article summarizes what proponents of health freedom value and strive towards. Health freedom refers to a social movement among alternative medicine organizations, … Continue reading What is Health Freedom?