September 2009 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

The Age of Caffeination has officially arrived

Feel like you need to take a break from your daily caffeine fix? If so, you might want to avoid advice from teenage girls.

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Getting the facts straight on colloidal silver use against flu

All it takes is one blue guy to show his face on national television, and a useful alternative therapy gets forever branded as a bizarre fringe treatment.

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According to the FDA, Cheerios is an unapproved drug

Ask your doctor if Cheerios is right for you.

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New wrinkle in the Gardasil controversy – it's infuriating!

Simone Davis is young British woman of 17 who wants to teach elementary school in Florida. But that dream is on hold because Simone refuses to receive the HPV vaccine Gardasil, made by Merck.

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After breast cancer, how can you reduce risk of a second breast cancer?

Breast cancer patients in the U.S. have a five-year survival rate of 90 percent. But women need to be aware that they can significantly improve their chances of survival with some key health choices.

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Fruits and vegetables are not what they used to be

You’d have to eat more than half a dozen 2009 peaches to equal the nutritional content of a single 1959 peach.

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Januvia Linked with Acute Pancreatitis

Are you willing to die to keep your blood sugar in check? Popular diabetes drug Januvia (and related drug Janumet) has been linked with acute pancreatitis – a potentially life-threatening illness with severe complications. According to the FDA, 88 cases of this dangerous condition have been reported… including two cases of hemorrhagic or necrotizing pancreatitis. […]

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