Canadian PMU farms’ losses are China’s gain

PMU Farm in Xinyuan County, China (2012).

EXCLUSIVE REPORT by JANE ALLIN Canada braces for more cuts By now, I’m sure that most who care about the abuse of horses for human gain are aware of the shrinking need for the PMU (Pregnant Mare’s Urine) farms in Manitoba (ya, I’m late in getting this out). Urine collected from these pregnant mares is… Continue reading Canadian PMU farms’ losses are China’s gain

Alternatives to Premarin and Prempro

As a follow up to iFH’s patient-to-doctor letter regarding the Premarin family of drugs and the horrors they inflict on both horses and women alike, we have compiled a list of alternatives that may be safer, effective and humane. We encourage you to go online to further acquaint yourself with the effectiveness and safety of these compounds; there is a… Continue reading Alternatives to Premarin and Prempro

Alert your doctor not to prescribe Premarin for menopausal symptoms

We are not spiritually unconnected from the drugs we take, or from the pain and suffering that goes into their making." -- Alice Walker “We crush ’em and recycle ’em . . . just like aluminum cans.” -- Pat Houde, equine feed lot manager, regarding Premarin foals and mares The Int'l Fund for Horses is… Continue reading Alert your doctor not to prescribe Premarin for menopausal symptoms

Premarin regrets

by RON WILSON Thanks to my late father, a drug made from animal waste is the most widely prescribed drug in the world today. My father, Dr. Robert A. Wilson, penned the influential 1960s book "Feminine Forever," which promoted and popularized the idea of menopause as a disease. Menopause is a "living decay," he wrote,… Continue reading Premarin regrets

“It’s a Scandal! It’s an Outrage!” PMU’s (US)

Written by RACHEL STONE Did y’ever see the musical Oklahoma? Remember the character Ali Hakim? It’s funny but whenever I read something about Wyeth, I think of him – a truly self-serving man who only did the right thing when lookin’ down the barrel of a gun. I wonder what, if anything, would inspire Robert… Continue reading “It’s a Scandal! It’s an Outrage!” PMU’s (US)