September 2003 - Page 3 of 5 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Football season

“Flonase. Because Ravens football should take your breath awaynot asthma.” Next, they’ll be selling it at the concession stand. Well, at least something will be more expensive than a beer.

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Regular exercise improves your exercise capacity

But all the studies and dramatic breakthroughs in the world will rarely bring you better advice than this health tip: Regular exercise improves your “exercise capacity.”

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More menopause?!

“What is perimenopause?” asks an HSI member named Morgan. “Please don’t tell me I have ANOTHER kind of menopause to worry about!”

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Dietary fiber is good for your heart

You’ve probably heard that dietary fiber is good for your heart. But if you’ve been eating lots of whole wheat bread and high-fiber cereal in hopes that you’re doing your cardiovascular system a favor, then you may have been barking up the wrong tree.

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Bromelain and food

Supplements are probably best absorbed when taken with food, at mealtimes. But there are exceptions to every rule.

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Who needs stomach acid?

What a perfect metaphor for a heartburn medication; a drug that promises something positive, but delivers a time-bomb that can blow out your digestive system later on.

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Treating and preventing ovarian cancer

The yearly number of American women who are diagnosed with ovarian cancer could easily fill a football stadium. Fortunately, the success rate for treatment of ovarian cancer is very high when the disease is caught in the early stages.

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