November 2010 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Does calcium prompt weight-loss? Don't count on it

As I mentioned last week, the USDA division called Dairy Management exists for one purpose only: To boost the bottom line of the dairy industry by encouraging every American to consume more dairy products.

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For cancer patients, one vitamin could add up to extra years

Now, new research suggests that in that interval before chemo, vitamin D could have a profound impact on survival time.

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Where's the most dangerous place to put your laptop? That's right: your lap

If your laptop rests on your legs too long, your skin can get toasted by heat from the optical drive and exhaust fan. But despite the heat, some laptop users don’t realize they’re in danger. This appears to occur mostly among young people who become hyper-focused on game play

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Why so many young women are saying NO to the Gardasil vaccine

It’s an absolute outrage! Sixteen more deaths have been linked to Gardasil.

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What makes a cranberry mighty? Antioxidants, resveratrol, and much more…

If someone offers you cranberry sauce, or a slice of cranberry bread, or cranberry ANYthing — the answer is YES.

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Everything you ever wanted to know about cheese

It’s a cheese-lover’s playground, with a tour of U.S. dairy farms, tips for entertaining with cheese, and a cheese profiler, so you can finally find out what kind of “cheese person” you are.

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Government dietary advice provides hilarious mixed message

If you love cheese, have you ever thought about why you love cheese? Maybe you’ve fallen under the hypnotic spell of Dairy Management.

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