January 2003 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

One-a-day Viagra?

Should men take Viagra daily to prevent impotency? As outlandish as that sounds, that's a marketing angle that Pfizer may try to launch for their superstar pharmaceutical Viagra.

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Micro management

They're convenient, they're fast, but are microwave ovens really safe?

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Passing on the bypass

Last week a colleague sent me a news item with critical information for anyone who is advised to undergo a heart surgery procedure. More than just saving you quite a bit of money, this information might very well save your life.

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A frightening trend

I hate to be the bearer of bad trends, but according to a report in Employee Benefits News, spending on prescription drugs for children through age 19 increased by 28% last year – a greater jump than for any other age group.

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Take care of your largest organ

I'm writing about skin as a follow up to last week's e-Alerts about detoxification ("From the Bottom of Your Sole" 1/14/03, and "Not By Juice Alone" 1/15/03). Just as the interior of the body benefits from detox, so does the skin.

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Laugh lines

The New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, and the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association recently teamed up earlier this month to deliver a not so prestigious study that amounts to little more than an advertising sales pitch.

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Behind closed doors

When is it our turn? That's a question I frequently hear from women wanting to know what they can do to revitalize their sex lives in the age of Viagra. The men – they have tons of options. What about us?

For many of these women, the answer has arrived in the form of a long-used botanical, fresh from the Amazon.

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