December 2002 - Page 2 of 5 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Quicksilver

“Could you send me or publish information about mercury and its effects on humans when it’s used by dentists in fillings?”

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Mineral with muscle

Who knew selenium was such a hot topic? But I’m not surprised really. This naturally occurring mineral with excellent antioxidant properties has been shown to activate a cancer-suppressing gene, fight autoimmune disorders and help increase insulin efficiency.

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Sacrifice

Looking over postings on the HSI Forum yesterday I came across a thread titled "Sacrificing Jenny." And as soon as I began reading I realized I had not made my position clear about an important issue on the smallpox vaccine question

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Turning down the heat

I asked for stories from women who had found success with natural treatments for hot flashes. And just as I suspected, the human level revealed details, advice and insights that you rarely find in the formal language of a clinical trial.

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A vaccine with your name on it

As I've mentioned in previous e-Alerts, the smallpox vaccine campaign is a concern for me personally because I have eczema, a condition that will disqualify me and approximately 15 million others from receiving the vaccination, due to the high risk of side effects.

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The dangers of mercury

We may not yet be able to say with certainty that thimerosal causes autism, but it's clear that we're better off not injecting mercury into children throughout their infancy.

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When the cure is worse than the disease

A report from WebMD tells us that rheumatoid arthritis sufferers are normally prescribed a generic drug called methotrexate. Now a new study shows that they can safely add another drug to increase their pain relief.

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