January 2008 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Stroke Risk Yardstick

Your doctor may be able to assess your relative stroke risk with just two simple measures.

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"This stuff is truly Pandora's Box."

When I received that comment from HSI Panelist Allan Spreen, M.D., it was attached to an article with this headline: “GM Carrots Could Cut Osteoporosis Risk.”

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Food Machine

Why don’t we drink pig milk? We could. Apparently it’s very nutritious. But pigs are really hard to milk. They just won’t stay still and behave. Sono pig milk, unless you go out there and milk them yourself.

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The source behind your snoring

That buzz saw that wakes you up at night, it might just be garden variety snoring – which ranges from amusing to annoying – or it might be sleep apnea – which ranges from annoying to dangerous.

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You Aren't What You Don't Eat

“Alzheimer’s disease may be a chronic condition in which changes begin in midlife or even earlier.”

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Prescription records are kept not so private

The American Medical Association gathers information about physicians’ prescribing habits and they’ve been doing it for decades.

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Safety…Not Quite First

It appears that inhalation of chemical fumes can also prompt pneumonia-like lung inflammation.

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