Tag Archives: Benefits

Different Takes: Public Charge Ploy Is Just Another Attempt To Close The Borders; Why Put Public Health Benefits, Safety Net On The Line For Everyone?

Opinion writers weigh in on health care issues for immigrants. The Wall Street Journal: The ‘Public-Charge’ Ploy President Trump in his better moments has said he wants, and the U.S. needs, more legal immigrants. But that’s hard to square with the way his Administration is now trying to curtail legal immigration under the pretext of… Read More »

Few supplements have proven heart benefits

Few nutritional supplements can protect people from developing or dying from cardiovascular disease, and some may actually be harmful, a research review suggests. Researchers examined data from 277 trials with a total of almost one million participants to assess the effects of 16 different nutritional supplements and 8 dietary interventions on the risk of heart… Read More »

Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb says some claims about health benefits of CBD are ‘pretty hokey’

Scott Gottlieb, former Commissioner of the FDA Adam Jeffery | CNBC Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb warned Monday that health benefit claims about CBD have gotten well ahead of what science actually knows about the substance. CBD is not a “benign compound,” and regulations will be needed to protect people from possible unknown side effects,… Read More »