August 2010 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Stuck for a gift? Why not give the gift of a useless flu vaccine?

Are you thinking what I’m thinking? Perfect stocking stuffer!

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A possible long-term adverse effect linked to ADHD drug use is finally emerging

New research from the University of Texas shows that adults under the age of 50 who abuse an amphetamine, or have a dependence on the drug, are three times more likely to suffer aortal tears.

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For major depression, this supplement succeeds where drugs fail

New evidence shows that when drugs fail, that’s when SAMe can really save the day.

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A persistent urban legend about "cancer personality" gets debunked – again

Can you imagine anything more disheartening than to have cancer and be told that you brought it upon yourself due to your own personality traits?

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Researchers have found a way to turn statin drugs into a punch line

Here’s the ICL plan: Fast food restaurants should give out free statin pills to customers to offset the unhealthy effects of junk food.

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This might be the most dangerous sandwich on earth

In this season of Sandwiches Gone Wild, one fast-food sandwich stands out as the most flagrantly unhealthy “food” item imaginable: the Skinwich from KFC.

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Is Actos a safe alternative to Avandia? Not by a very long shot

Avandia and Actos are in the same class of drugs. So anyone concerned about Avandia safety has got to be concerned about Actos as well.

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