June 2010 - Page 4 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

How drug company criminal behavior impacts every one of us

Your doctor may have been paid by a drug company for participating in a criminal act. But you’ll never know it because he’ll never be punished. In fact, he’ll still pocket the money he was given.

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An easy way to reduce risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Reducing risk of COPD by 10 percent may not sound like much, but that slim margin could save many lives.

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Popular heartburn meds increase hip, wrist, and spine fractures

More than three years ago I sent you an e-mail alerting you about a way to avoid painful and debilitating bone fractures. And now the FDA has finally caught up.

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Sign up to be a guinea pig (no charge for the life- threatening side effects)

GlaxoSmithKline, the maker of the controversial diabetes drug, is currently running a trial to test Avandia against Actos another medication for type 2 diabetes.

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FDA typically vague about cell phones and brain tumor research

Great news! There is no evidence linking cell phone use to brain tumor risk.

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Your brain has a powerful craving, so go ahead-- indulge

A new review of vitamin D research reveals two reasons why the vitamin is so important to brain health.

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List of statins' serious side effects grows longer and longer

Here’s the HealthDay News headline: “Statin Use Tied to Eye, Kidney, Liver Troubles”. And here’s the insane sub-head: “But heart-healthy benefits of the cholesterol drugs outweigh these risks, experts say”.

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