October 2008 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Many health care workers refuse flu shots - should you?

According to the Associated Press, well over half of all nurses, doctors, EMS personnel, and other health care workers take a pass on getting a yearly flu vaccine.

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Radiation therapy for breast cancer may increase risk of further cancer

In a recent Dutch study, researchers at the Netherlands Cancer Institute examined post- treatment medical records for more than 7,200 subjects who received radiation therapy for breast cancer.

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Truth about fluoridation of water goes mainstream - finally!

A recent Wall Street Journal article notes that among industrialized nations, the U.S. scores among the highest in rates of dental fluorosis.

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Surfing the Internet is good for the brain

Have you ever wondered what a radish and your home computer have in common? No? Well if you did, and if you pursued the answer with an online search, you might reduce risk of cognitive decline.

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Forbidden Cures: Proven Natural Treatments the Medical Establishment Won't Let You Have

The medical mainstream wants to keep you in the dark. In fact, your own doctor might lose his license just for telling you about certain medical breakthroughs that are legally considered “strictly off limits.”

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Amazing but true - Pentagon researchers are examining alternative medicine

Pentagon officials have started examining acupuncture, yoga, meditation, and other alternative therapies to help deal with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among troops called on to serve multiple tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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NYC health department encourages New Yorkers to count calories

It’s hard to say what percentage of people might be aware that 2,000 calories is considered the reasonable upper limit of daily caloric intake for the average person.

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