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

I had to laugh

You’ve probably heard of Boniva, described as the “first and only once-monthly medication for the management of postmenopausal osteoporosis.”

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Thanks for the nap!

You’re getting sleepyverrrry sleeeeeepy After enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner with more side dishes than we usually eat in an entire week, many of us will want nothing more than 40 minutes of down time on the couch.

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Routine Rejected

If you’re approaching your 60th birthday, or if you passed that mark long ago, don’t be surprised if your doctor recommends a shingles vaccine.

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Red Skelton's Recipe for the Perfect Marriage

My friend Phylis always keeps me laughing. Here’s a recent e-mail she sent that had me chuckling most of the day, so I thought you might enjoy it too.

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Seven Year Itch

Like romance, pharmaceuticals can be risky. When the FDA approves a drug, it’s sort of like the agency sets up U.S. consumers on a blind date.

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Law and Order

The jury is still out on the relationship between calcium intake and colorectal cancer risk. But a new study offers fresh and compelling evidence for the jury to consider.

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BlackBerry Thumb?

If “BlackBerry thumb” sounds to you like something that might bother berry pickers, then you’re probably not an on-the-go workaholic who needs to constantly send and receive e-mails, even when you can’t get to a computer.

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