May 2006 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Vioxx risks

According to experts who reviewed the report for NPR, Vioxx users were put at higher risk of heart attack and stroke shortly after they began using the drug. Previous studies had indicated that those risks only occurred after many months of use.

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Intravenous vitamin C therapy

In the e-Alert “Robot on a Mission” (4/19/06), I told you about Don Hemingway who was diagnosed with prostate cancer last summer and made an independent decision to forgo surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Instead, he immediately began receiving intravenous vitamin C therapy (IVC) therapy.

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Prince Charles is a public advocate of non-traditional medicine

In 1982, Prince Charles became a public advocate of non-traditional medicine. For most of a quarter century he’s hung in there, championing the use of herbal remedies, acupuncture and pesticide-free foods, while often drawing fire from the scientific community.

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Quitting cigarette addiction

I used to be one of them – a slave to the habit. And without question, quitting cigarette addiction was the healthiest thing I’ve ever done. It was also one of the HARDEST things I’ve ever done. And I know I wouldn’t have succeeded without the

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Scotland deep-fries just about everything

If you’re tired of hearing how unhealthy the average American diet is these days, let’s stop for a moment and consider Scotland. According to a report in National Geographic News (NGN), Scotland appears to be the Mecca of the deep-fried well, just about anything.

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Vitamin E supplements ineffective?

Over the past couple of years, a handful of ridiculously flawed studies have found vitamin E supplements to be ineffective and even (brace yourself!) dangerous. The result: public perception of the vitamin has taken a beating.

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Vitamin absorption

An HSI member who goes by Spongehead in the Healthier Talk community forums, begins a thread titled “Vitamin Absorption” with this Posting: “I have never read about anybody preparing vitamins by breaking them down and dissolving them like, in

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