February 2008 - Page 3 of 5 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

The Autism/Vaccine Connection - The Jury is Still Out

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) apparently doesn't want you to watch anything on television that runs contrary to their position in the autism/vaccine debate.

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Internet Cough Cure Debunked

If you apply Vicks VapoRub to the bottom of your feet at bedtime, coughs will stop in about five minutes and relief will last for hours, according to an e-mail that's been forwarded many times around the Internet.

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New Fluoride Report Exposes Dangers

According to a recent report in Scientific American, people who live fluoride-free are probably healthier than the rest of us. And ironically, their teeth might be in better shape too.

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Can Jelly Beans Enhance Physical Endurance?

Sport Beans – Jelly Belly's "energizing" product supposedly enhance physical endurance better than water.

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Painkilling Drugs and Constipation: How to Solve the Dilemma

Before adding more drugs to counteract the side effects of painkillers you should know that there are some very effective, non-drug treatments that safely alleviate constipation and other bowel dysfunctions.

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Thousands of Kids Harmed by Cough and Cold Medications

About 7,000 kids end up in hospital emergency rooms each year due to complications linked to cough and cold medications, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Why Aren't Americans Getting Vaccinated?

Over the past few years, with several high profile drugs proving to be dangerous or ineffective or both, people are no longer putting blind trust in drugs and vaccines the way they once did.

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