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    The Continued Importance of Consumer Access to Chinese Medicine in a Changing Climate

    This article discusses the need for continued researcher access to Chinese medicinal herbs as the need for new options to treat febrile disease increases. The author cites global warming and climate change statistics as potentially responsible for the increase in tropical diseases for which traditional Chinese medicine has been used for centuries. She also reviews policies from various agencies that govern the use of such herbal medicines and supplements and concludes that...
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    DSHEA: Preserving Legal Access to Chinese Herbal Medicine or Researching new Remedies for Malaria and Other Tropical Diseases

    This article explores the importance of continued access by researchers to Chinese medicinal herbs via DSHEA, in light of a potential increase in tropical diseases in historically non-tropical regions. Preserving access to traditional Chinese medicine will become important as tropical diseases gradually become endemic to the United States. As the climate warms 1 and mosquitos proliferate, 2 diseases formerly confined to the tropics are moving north. 3 Si...