July 2008 - Page 2 of 5 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

How to calculate the mercury content of your diet

The website, gotmercury.org , provides a handy resource for calculating the amount of mercury you ingest based on your weekly fish consumption.

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Your decaf coffee might actually be loaded with caffeine

Your decaf coffee might actually be loaded with caffeine.

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A guide to food product expiration dates

Here are five tips from a Business Week article that reveals useful information about food expiration dates.

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When drug treatments collide, patients suffer

Your risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding increases with the use of antidepressants – specifically, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) like Prozac.

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Study finds (no kidding) if you stay healthy you'll live longer

Researchers from the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, and the American Diabetes Association recently pooled their considerable resources to produce a study that gives us this result: If Americans were healthier they would live longer and have fewer heart attacks.

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Man's best friend just might be a crown of broccoli

A study showed that steady broccoli intake could reduce the risk of prostate cancer and inflammation.

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How to mess up a good study

UK and Indonesian researchers recently compared cognitive function scores with soy intake among 719 subjects aged 52 to 98.

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