August 2004 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Fat chance

There may be an effective way to help manage your triglyceride levels without dr

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Homeland Security color-coded Advisory System

After the Department of Homeland Security raised the threat level to Orange for the areas mentioned above, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Lester M. Crawford sat down with The Associated Press to discuss "cues" that had been picked up "from chatter."

And guess what? It turns out that one potential terrorist target just happens to be an FDA target too!

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Automated external defibrillators (AED)

Until recently, the only place to receive that life-saving shock was on an operating table or in an ambulance. But thanks to an advanced technology, and to the efforts of the Red Cross, defibrillators have taken on a new life outside the operating room, as automated external defibrillators (AED).

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Alternatives to both milk and soy

There are four alternatives to cow milk and soy milk: rice, almond, oat and multi-grain. Unfortunately, none of them are entirely free from concern.

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Flaxseed and prostate cancer

The dangers of prostate cancer are widely reported.

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Dealing with memory lapses

“Many of my friends including myself have been having memory lapses.” That comment can be found in an HSI Forum thread titled “Memory Loss” that I first told you about last December.

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Staking their claim

If you think the current political scene is divisive, just try mentioning soy to

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