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With the World Health Organization, the Global Self-Care Federation has launched a pioneering report for self-care, the Self-Care Readiness Index. The Index reveals factors that influence the uptake of self-care practices in health systems around the world.

Sep 22, 2021

Is healthcare upside down? What does that mean exactly, and what can the scientific breakthroughs of COVID-19 vaccines mean for further wellness innovation? Hear from Oscar Franco, MD, as he shares his own journey to wellness.

Sep 20, 2021

State and local policy issues impacting dietary supplements across the country.

Sep 20, 2021

RSQ showcased the increased conversation around Rx-to-OTC switch among regulators, industry experts, and other stakeholders.

Sep 20, 2021

CHPA applauds Representatives Curtis and Gottheimer for introducing bipartisan legislation that would make dietary supplements eligible expenses under tax-preferred flexible spending arrangements or health savings accounts.

Sep 16, 2021

As noted in last week’s Weekly Voice, late last week Representatives John Curtis (R-Utah) and Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) introduced H.R. 5214, legislation to allow consumers to use HSA and FSA accounts to purchase dietary supplements. This past March, CHPA hosted official meetings with both members of Congress separately to help build relationships and discuss our priorities. This legislation is a direct result of those conversations. Both representatives are leaders in the 60-Member Problem Solvers Caucus, made up of centrist members of Congress, so their leadership on this issue is important.

Sep 15, 2021

This week CHPA filed an amicus brief urging the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to confirm an appellate panel’s holding that a class in a class action lawsuit cannot be certified with more than a de minimis number of uninjured class members.

Sep 9, 2021

Congratulations to our U.S. Self-Care Marketing Awards Finalists! With more than 50 outstanding entries received, a judging panel of nine independent experts narrowed the field to 21 finalists who will be honored at the foundation’s virtual annual gala.

Sep 8, 2021

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Executive Committee adopted 96 policy resolutions during their 89th Annual Meeting, which was held virtually this year. The environmental committee of the organization introduced a policy resolution (resolution #57) supporting plastic pollution reduction as a response to a growing inability by municipalities to handle waste management systems.

Sep 8, 2021

CHPA’s argues both constitutional precedent and federal rules on class action lawsuits require classes that capture members who actually have a viable claim and potential right to recovery; not classes in which some consumers are even plausibly harmed.

Sep 7, 2021

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