November 2009 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Flu prevention surprise: Dr. Oz gets it right

In response to a question about how to prevent swine flu, Dr. Oz says…

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New mammogram recommendations actually protect women

To hear the television medical pundits tell it, American women WILL NOT give up their mammograms.

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Whatever the menu may be, remember olive oil for healthy results

There is one ingredient you can include in your Thanksgiving dinner that might help make the meal healthier for all the hearts gathered around the table.

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Honey helps wounds heal faster

To determine if honey actually speeds healing in acute and chronic wounds, the Auckland team searched several databases and found 19 studies that tested honey as a wound treatment.

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FDA gives OK to H1N1 vaccine for kids as young as six months

I don’t believe there’s enough champagne in France to accommodate all the celebrating that must be going on at drug companies these days.Well, not ALL drug companies. Just the five that have a sweet piece of the H1N1 vaccine action.

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Smoking cessation study begs question: What are they putting in those placebos?

Every now and then, when a study comes along that just doesn’t add up, I find myself wondering: What the heck was in that placebo?

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One important flu-fighting strategy: keep those lungs healthy

If you want to help your body strengthen the barricades against influenzas, protecting your lungs is an excellent first step.

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