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

The right amount of sleep

Getting too much or too little sleep can have dire consequences for your heart health.

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Milk and antibiotics

A member writes in to defend milk's reputation for containing antibiotics.

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Fear the turtle

Last month I sent you an e-Alert (“Graceful Aging” 2/27/03) about the dramatic anti-aging benefits that DHEA supplements can provide.

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Proper dosage for supplements

Although dietary supplements and herbal remedies are far safer than pharmaceuticals, they should be treated with the same respect that you would give any prescription drug.

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The best defense

SARS, terrorist activity and other international issues cause for concern and increase stress levels.

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Take a deep breath

I'm sure that at some point in the midst of a crisis you've heard someone say, "let's calm down and take a deep breath." This is not only a good way to smooth out a tense moment, but it's also good health advice.

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Preventing breast cancer

I recently came across a couple of articles with startling headlines: "Eggs 'Protect Against Breast Cancer'" read one. The other, even more promising, claimed: "Eggs Can Prevent Breast Cancer."

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