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April 2005 - Page 4 of 5 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Don't smoke, exercise more, eat healthy, get screened

More than 60 percent of all cancer deaths could be avoided if everyone would do these four things: Stop smoking, Exercise more, Eat healthier, Get screened for cancer

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External-beam radiation may be creating more health problems

Radiation treatment is a common form of prostate cancer therapy. But those who undergo external-beam radiation may be creating more health problems than they solve.

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Drug therapies

Natural supplements can sometimes interfere with the efficacy of prescription drugs, and the opposite is also true

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Age-related macular degeneration

That’s the dilemma for those who develop age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a retina disorder that begins at the center of the field of vision and gradually enlarges.

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"A fantastic day for health freedom!"

That was the leadoff sentence of an e-mail I received from the Alliance for Natural Health (ANH) last week. And while the news in the e-mail was certainly good, I think it’s premature to uncork the champagne just yet.

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Adverse effects of CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid)

The primary problem cited: Although CLA has been researched for many years, no studies have examined the potential adverse effects in the long-range use of the supplement.

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The dangers of MSG

Unfortunately, MSG has also been found to trigger headaches, depression, fatigue, dizziness, ADHD and – in the most extreme cases – possibly even Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and other neurological problems.

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