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GMP Certification Explained

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) is a global system for ensuring that products are consistently produced and controlled according to quality standards.


GMO Labeling…Don’t Poke The Bear

One of the most divisive issues in the US since 2013 has been GMO labeling of foods.


Medicare Ruling Levels Playing Field Between Nutrition Professionals

Among the private health insurance reforms introduced by Section 1201 of the Affordable Care Act is a new Section 2706 of the Public Health Service Act, “Non-discrimination in health care.” This provision, which went into effect in 2014, states that health plans (including group and individual plans) “shall not discriminate with respect to participation under […]


Washington Insurance Exchanges Open October 2013

The Affordable Healthcare Act continues to move forward and the various states are due to have their Insurance Exchanges open and available by the end of this year. The exchange for Washington is Washington Healthplanfinder. People living in Washington State can begin enrollment October 1, 2013 with coverage taking effect January 1, 2014. For Washington […]


Washington State New Pain Management Legislation

Back in 2010, Dr. Paul Brown predicted, “”We’re going to go back to a period where noncancer pain is vastly under treated. It will happen.”