June 2010 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

The touch of a woman can sell ice cubes to Eskimos

If you’re talking to a female salesperson and she reaches out and briefly puts her hand on your bicep, or your forearm, or she simply shakes your hand, just go ahead and sign on the dotted line because it’s over, you’re cooked, the deal is done.

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Forget every warning you've ever heard about sodium

Lowering sodium intake may actually increase risk of heart attack and death.

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If you can't beat pigweed, you can always eat it

One man’s pest is another man’s feast.

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As usual, revised USDA dietary recommendations are downright ludicrous

Yes, it’s that time again – a USDA panel has finally unveiled a new set of proposed dietary recommendations, which Congress requires once every five years, whether we need them or not.

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Here's something the FDA would rather you didn't know

Someday the evening news might catch up, and someday GlaxoSmithKline (the maker of Avandia) might take their very risky drug off the market.

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An age-old question…tough one to answer

“Do you know why running water gives one an urge to urinate?”

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Counting steps to lower blood pressure

If you struggle to control high blood pressure, you might consider stepping it up to walk the walk.

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