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Obama Signs Legislation To Make Supplements and Alternative Health Remedies Illegal
Examiner.com ^ | September 14th, 2010 | James Williams

Posted on 05/15/2011 9:01:04 AM PDT by Windflier

Right through the back door, while everyone was focused on the gulf oil spill, Barack Obama gave his signature to legislation permitting the U.S. Government to outlaw supplements and alternative health treatments.

That means that the supplements you take and therapies you use to keep your body healthy, can now be made illegal by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Obama quietly gave permission for Codex Alimentarius - the United Nation's worldwide plan for food standards - to take effect in the U.S. via Executive Order 13544 of June 10, 2010. The President's decision creates the National Prevention, Health Promotion, and Public Health Council, a group of 'experts' that carry out whatever activities Obama deems appropriate.

According to an article at Rense.com, after five years of fighting this bill in Congress and the House, Obama has decided to try to kill the supplement and alternative health industry; all alternative health remedies can be deemed "unscientific" and not provable by the FDA, which can lead to them being banned.

It means that supplements may have to be removed from sale permanently, or have their potency capped at ultra low levels, making them almost worthless. The very same thing happened in Europe just a few years ago.

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Food
KEYWORDS: codexalimentarius; congress; executiveorder; executiveorder13544; govtabuse; health; healthfood; legislation; may2011; obama; supplements; tyranny; unitednations
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1 posted on 05/15/2011 9:01:08 AM PDT by Windflier
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To: Windflier

Does this mean supplements like fish oil pills, vitamins etc? What a way to control people! For example, my husband reduced his BP and bad cholesterol by using fish oil rather than a statin. A boost for the pharmaceutical companies or what?


2 posted on 05/15/2011 9:03:52 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: Windflier

Any doubt this jackass is a communists pig.


3 posted on 05/15/2011 9:04:26 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: Windflier

He can “sign” whatever he wants. He is a pretender, and people will not follow this chump wannabe dictator. They just won’t do it.


4 posted on 05/15/2011 9:04:50 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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5 posted on 05/15/2011 9:04:52 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

Thanks Windflier.


6 posted on 05/15/2011 9:07:26 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: momtothree
Does this mean supplements like fish oil pills, vitamins etc?

It means exactly that. The health and wellness, natural foods, and nutritional supplements industries have been fighting against the introduction of Codex Alimentarius for decades.

Naturally, Fuhrer Obama LOVES this sort of top-down, totalitarian control, and he signed it into law.

7 posted on 05/15/2011 9:10:15 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: momtothree

It doesn’t matter, momtothree.
Just go get the real thing instead of a suppliment.
If your hubby needs fish oil, I’ll be happy to take a day off work and go fishing for you.
Better yet, come to WI and we can all go fishing. :)


8 posted on 05/15/2011 9:13:39 AM PDT by Nonsense Unlimited
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To: Recovering_Democrat

“He can “sign” whatever he wants. He is a pretender, and people will not follow this chump wannabe dictator. They just won’t do it.”

Really?

Are you going to make your own supplements in your home? Do you know how complicated it is to just making whey protein powder?

Someone will reply soon that we will just take this to court. Ya, good luck with that also.

We are running out of options folks


9 posted on 05/15/2011 9:13:42 AM PDT by precisionshootist
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To: Recovering_Democrat
people will not follow this

It won't be aimed at individuals. It will be aimed at providers = stores. They can prohibit it that way, by restricting commerce -- making it illegal to sell specified products.

The pharma industry has been wanting 'controls' on herbals for a long time. Now, they are one step closer.

They have already done it with many OTC sinus and cold products. I have to show more ID to purchase those little red pseudoephedrine sinus tablets than I do to pick up my prescriptions.
10 posted on 05/15/2011 9:13:57 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Recovering_Democrat
He can “sign” whatever he wants. He is a pretender, and people will not follow this chump wannabe dictator. They just won’t do it.

So where are you going to get your high quality nutritional supplements when Obama's Nazi health food agency has them removed from every store shelf and online source?

Maybe you'll still be able to order your supplements from outside the country for a while, but there's no doubt they'll crack down on that, as well.

11 posted on 05/15/2011 9:14:37 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: SunkenCiv; ExTexasRedhead
Thanks

You bet. Got it this morning from ExTexasRedhead.

12 posted on 05/15/2011 9:15:41 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

Please note a minor error: Executive Orders are *not* legislation, though they are one of the more offensive abuses of the “Imperial Presidency”, and as often as not are sounding boards of presidential mental health.

Even more troubling are Presidential Signing Statements, where the president effectively rewrites legislation by saying what parts he will enforce and what parts he will ignore, taking away congressional authority; and how he wants to “interpret” the law, taking away federal judicial authority.

As such, PSS’s are clearly unconstitutional and a threat, and must be stopped; and EO’s must be limited to directives for enforcing new and existing laws, not to promulgate new parts to the executive branch.


13 posted on 05/15/2011 9:15:53 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Windflier
Obama quietly gave permission for Codex Alimentarius - the United Nation's worldwide plan for food standards - to take effect in the U.S. via Executive Order 13544 of June 10, 2010.

Is that the correct date? It's almost a year ago and I'm still buying OTC supplements.

Cheers!

14 posted on 05/15/2011 9:16:44 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers
"...to take effect in the U.S. via Executive Order 13544 of June 10, 2010."

Is that the correct date? It's almost a year ago and I'm still buying OTC supplements.

Rome wasn't built in a day. It's coming. The feds now have the authority to build these agencies and begin implementation of this draconian law.

16 posted on 05/15/2011 9:20:45 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: TomGuy
They have already done it with many OTC sinus and cold products. I have to show more ID to purchase those little red pseudoephedrine sinus tablets than I do to pick up my prescriptions.

You need to show more ID for a cough drop than Obama needs to show to be occupant of the White House, Commander in Chief, and caretaker of the big red nuclear button that could easily annihilate all life on the globe!

17 posted on 05/15/2011 9:20:45 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: precisionshootist
We are running out of options folks

We've simply got to outlast this little tin horn dictator and vote him out in 2012. The next president and congress are going to have their hands full undoing all of the damage he's done to our country, but that is the task.

18 posted on 05/15/2011 9:23:12 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: TomGuy
They have already done it with many OTC sinus and cold products. I have to show more ID to purchase those little red pseudoephedrine sinus tablets than I do to pick up my prescriptions.

You do know that is to try to curb the manufacture of Meth, right? It has nothing to do with this legislation.

19 posted on 05/15/2011 9:27:07 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (OBL's death is President Bush's fault! ..... thanks GWB!)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
Please note a minor error: Executive Orders are *not* legislation, though they are one of the more offensive abuses of the “Imperial Presidency”

You're right. Good catch. It appears that Der Fuhrer enacted this law by imperial edict.

The bright side to that, is that it won't take a ruling by the Supreme Court to abolish this. A stroke of the pen by our next president, and it will be gone.

You listening, Sarah?

20 posted on 05/15/2011 9:27:25 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier
Big Pharma must have cut a deal with him. Eliminate their competition, and get large campaign donations. Not to mention Single Payer Drug preference........

This is Nationalist Socialism at the very definition of the term.

21 posted on 05/15/2011 9:27:28 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (Always Remember You're Unique.......(Just Like everyone Else.))
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To: Windflier

Is anyone, anyone at all surprised by this?

Not me:

http://bloggingmothersmagazine.com/2010/06/05/h1n1-vaccine-miscarriage-article/

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/jenny-hatch/2010/06/12/a-few-questions-for-the-president-of-the-usa-from-


22 posted on 05/15/2011 9:28:21 AM PDT by Jenny Hatch (Mormon Mommy Blogger)
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To: Windflier
Start stocking up now.

Puritan's Pride

23 posted on 05/15/2011 9:30:13 AM PDT by SouthDixie (The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and lie about your age.)
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To: grey_whiskers
The date of the article is September 14, 2010. : )
24 posted on 05/15/2011 9:31:10 AM PDT by Chgogal (American Mugabe, get your arse out of my bank, my car, my doctor's office & my elec. utility.)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
Big Pharma must have cut a deal with him. Eliminate their competition, and get large campaign donations. Not to mention Single Payer Drug preference........

This is Nationalist Socialism at the very definition of the term.

BINGO.

Did you ever imagine in your wildest dreams, that we'd one day be under the boot heel of a black muslim Nazi, illegally usurping the office of President?

The Founders must be screaming in unison.

25 posted on 05/15/2011 9:32:26 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat
people will not follow this chump wannabe dictator. They just won’t do it.

Really? They followed him right into the voting booth.

26 posted on 05/15/2011 9:32:39 AM PDT by bgill (Kenyan Parliament - how could a man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: SouthDixie

Thanks for the link, Dixie.


27 posted on 05/15/2011 9:34:09 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Chgogal
The date of the article is September 14, 2010.

Blew my mind, too. I did a search of the archives on FR for the title, and came up blank. I couldn't believe that Freepers missed this one. It's big.

28 posted on 05/15/2011 9:35:36 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier
Obama is also on the verge of Nationalizing Oil also. Since Obamacare passed, he already HAS Nationalized the Drug/vitamin supplement industry.
29 posted on 05/15/2011 9:35:41 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (Always Remember You're Unique.......(Just Like everyone Else.))
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To: Windflier

Shut these companies down and he’ll have even more in the unemployment line.

But that might be what he wants.


30 posted on 05/15/2011 9:37:08 AM PDT by bgill (Kenyan Parliament - how could a man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
Obama is also on the verge of Nationalizing Oil also. Since Obamacare passed, he already HAS Nationalized the Drug/vitamin supplement industry.

The 'man' is everything we've ever accused him of being. We Freepers have had his number since day one.

Obama is what the Framers were guarding against in Article II, Section I, Clause 5.

31 posted on 05/15/2011 9:40:55 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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Agenda 21 goodies originally given the green (pun intended) light on George “New World Order” H. W. Bush’s watch. I’m not blaming BOzo for this one, he’s just doing what he’s told and carrying on the legacy of evil. Prepare yourselves folks.


32 posted on 05/15/2011 9:41:18 AM PDT by Hayride
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To: bgill
"people will not follow this chump wannabe dictator. They just won’t do it."

Really? They followed him right into the voting booth.

Fool me once, shame on me. Fool me twice, shame on me.

I honestly do not believe, that after all Obama has done to undermine our constitutional republic, that the American people are going to make the same mistake twice.

If he's not the real anti-Christ, he sure bears a mighty strong resemblance to him.

33 posted on 05/15/2011 9:44:28 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
You do know that is to try to curb the manufacture of Meth, right?

If you say so I guess. All I know is that my dermatologist suggested I try an OTC of Claritin. When I went to the pharmacy, there were several Claritins on the shelf and one that had a tag that you had to take to the pharmacist to get the Claritin she had there. So I did that and she asked me for my drivers license. She said that the Claritin she was going to give me, while no prescrip. was needed, had to reported via her computer to the State Police.

I told her what I needed it for and she said the stuff that was on shelf would work just fine........

34 posted on 05/15/2011 9:50:03 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (It's a beautiful day and I'm glad I can see it in color.......)
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To: Hot Tabasco

The homemade concoction that becomes Meth uses over the counter cold meds, allergy meds, etc. The hillbillies who make that stuff were going into Walmart, etc and buying tons of the otc meds. Once law enforcement started noticing the pattern, they decided to pull it off the shelves, or quantities of it so you had to show ID. It was an easy way to try to track who was buying large amounts in short periods of time. At least it was a cheap way to track, with mimimal inconvenience to the regular consumer - usually government involvement turns into a huge time and money waste.


35 posted on 05/15/2011 9:55:30 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (OBL's death is President Bush's fault! ..... thanks GWB!)
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To: momtothree

same with me, statins tear up my system, so I went on flax seed tablets, then to fish oil tablets, dropped my bad cholesterol a ton.

also, one of my neighbor’s kids was on prescription this and that for depression for years, but the kid wasn’t getting any better. he started doing research, and found St. Johns wart. Kid has been on that for probably 2 years now (in high school) and doing great. He said the kid drinks a cup of tea made from it in the AM, and one before bed. Saves him a ton of money, and it is natural, not some chemical compound made by pharmacy.

guess those will be outlawed as well. who knows.


36 posted on 05/15/2011 9:57:11 AM PDT by esoxmagnum
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

I didn’t know that, thanks


37 posted on 05/15/2011 9:59:11 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (It's a beautiful day and I'm glad I can see it in color.......)
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To: Hot Tabasco

I was questioned about buying several packages of cough gels once - when they explained why it made sense.


38 posted on 05/15/2011 10:05:08 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (OBL's death is President Bush's fault! ..... thanks GWB!)
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To: Nonsense Unlimited

Unfortunately, the amount of fish he would have to eat to equal the amount in the fish oil pills is close to impossible. Plus, the pills he takes are purified. No mercury, for example, like in some of the fish you buy over the counter. My point is he managed to control a pretty serious medical condition by using a supplement instead of a statin (which made him physically ill). More control of our lives, more control of our freedoms. The U.S. USE to be known as a country of freedoms. However, we now look at other countries and realize that they have more freedoms than we do.


39 posted on 05/15/2011 10:07:33 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: esoxmagnum

There are many supplements that people take over pharmaceutical drugs that reduce or eliminate a health problem. The “up” side is that there are little to no side effects in some. You had the same good results as my husband with the fish oil. I will recommend to him the flax seed tablets as well. They don’t make you ill and they also don’t destroy your liver like many pharmaceuticals do.


40 posted on 05/15/2011 10:10:12 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: Windflier
So much crap comes out of Hitler Little's Administration it doesn't surprise me that we miss something.

Right now, we have putzes on FNC discussing who Navy Chaplains can marry, unimaginable just three years ago.

Hitler Little's ego is so big, yet his policies come from the little trash can known as the “Ash Bin of History”. What he is doing has been tried before and failed before. His policies will fail again because Hitler Little does not recognize nor rejoice in the exceptionalism and power of individuals and their inalienable rights given by God, a higher power than himself.

41 posted on 05/15/2011 10:17:05 AM PDT by Chgogal (American Mugabe, get your arse out of my bank, my car, my doctor's office & my elec. utility.)
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To: Windflier

“We’ve simply got to outlast this little tin horn dictator and vote him out in 2012. The next president and congress are going to have their hands full undoing all of the damage he’s done to our country, but that is the task. “

That is a must. Four more years of Obama and we will not recover. Even then much of the damage will take years to undo if ever.

Take this supplement issue. Even if it’s eventually reversed it will likely be too late. The businesses that make these products will be gone and contrary to popular belief they don’t just magically spring back to life when something like this is undone.

When you’ve been put out of business by a sweeping government action it’s unlikely a business entity will invest the money to go back into that same business. The risk of further government action is simply too high to take the chance.

This is the same for Mortgage companies, oil companies, firearms makers, light bulb makers. the list go’s on and on.


42 posted on 05/15/2011 10:31:01 AM PDT by precisionshootist
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To: Chgogal
Hitler Little's ego is so big, yet his policies come from the little trash can known as the “Ash Bin of History”. What he is doing has been tried before and failed before. His policies will fail again...

All too true. Liberals and Marxists will never understand that it's impossible to achieve their Utopian dreams through the overpowering force of totalitarian government.

43 posted on 05/15/2011 10:32:46 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier
http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/pdf/2010-14613.pdf

Actual EO

More BS

44 posted on 05/15/2011 10:38:49 AM PDT by Popman (Obama. First Marxist to turn a five year Marxist plan into a 4 year administration.)
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Obama Signs Legislation To Make Supplements and Alternative Health Remedies Illegal

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45 posted on 05/15/2011 10:49:40 AM PDT by LucyT
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To: TomGuy
>"those little red pseudoephedrine sinus tablets"

It's hard to be pleasant and give 4x forms of ID when yer blinded by a sinus attack. Those pills are a miracle.

46 posted on 05/15/2011 10:51:47 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: precisionshootist

Dude, it’ll be like drugs or prohibition...it’ll be more expensive, but available. Until a future Congress fixes the idiocy.


47 posted on 05/15/2011 10:54:41 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Windflier

It this is true, it’s very odd that the companies that would be affected first and most by this haven’t done anything to notify their customers or to initiate some sort of political action.

I order supplements online from some well know distributors and haven’t heard anything about this, or anything new on CODEX.


48 posted on 05/15/2011 10:58:50 AM PDT by Will88
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To: Popman
I read the EO, and didn't see Codex Alimentarius mentioned by name, but dig into it, and you'll see that Obama has created yet another position of direct command and control over a basic, and foundational part of our nation's infrastructure.

From the EO:

(g) carry out such other activities as are determined appropriate by the President.

Sec. 4. Advisory Group.

(a) There is established within the Department of Health and Human Services an Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health (Advisory Group), which shall report to the Chair of the Council.

(b) The Advisory Group shall be composed of not more than 25 membersor representatives from outside the Federal Government appointed by the President and shall include a diverse group of licensed health professionals, including integrative health practitioners who are representative of or have expertise in:

(1) worksite health promotion;
(2) community services, including community health centers;
(3) preventive medicine;
(4) health coaching;
(5) public health education;
(6) geriatrics; and
(7) rehabilitation medicine.

Not surprisingly, the Chair of The Council reports directly to the president, and is tasked with executing his mandates.

49 posted on 05/15/2011 11:00:20 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

50 posted on 05/15/2011 11:07:10 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Allen West 2012 Make it happen!)
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