January 2010 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

You won't believe who they're trying to sell Gardasil to now

Here’s what has my blood boiling today: Merck has been trying to get an FDA OK to market Gardasil to women, aged 27-45.

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Get your D levels up--seriously, get 'em up!

Seriously–it’s time to get your D levels up.

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(With apologies to Jeff Foxworthy) Your diet might be a Western diet if...

A new study in the American Journal of Psychiatry spells out the elements of a Western diet pretty clearly: “Processed or fried foods, refined grains, sugary products, and beer.”

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High blood pressure? Repeat after me: potassium, potassium, potassium

Recently, New York City Health Department officials began a partnership with other cities and health organizations. They call it the National Salt Reduction Initiative.

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H1N1 vaccines – they're practically giving them away!

You know that H1N1 flu vaccine that’s been scarce in many areas? It’s about to get a lot scarcer. Recently, U.S. officials announced they would cut in half their order of vaccine doses from one of the five companies that supply the vaccine. This same thing is happening in other countries too. The UK has […]

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Statin drugs may deplete vitamin D levels – just imagine what that means

The puzzle of statin-induced muscle pain is finally coming together.

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Code Red: FDA approves bird poison for MS patients

Clearly, the FDA has it out for people with MS. Bird brains that they are, they just approved Ampyra, a drug to supposedly help patients with multiple sclerosis walk faster. But here’s the catch… the drug (a form of fampridine) is also a commonly used bird poison. It’s nasty enough to induce seizure-like symptoms in […]

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