March 2011 - Page 2 of 7 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Amazing! The FDA recommends a dietary supplement to offset health risks from a drug

The FDA magnesium recommendation appears in a safety announcement released just a few days ago. Agency officials warn that prescription strength proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) may deplete your magnesium levels.

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When choosing a vitamin D supplement, do you know which form to buy and which to avoid?

My colleague at Northstar Nutritionals, Becky Jacob, sent me the results of a new study that clearly confirms the question about the best form of vitamin D.

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Protect yourself from radioactive fallout

By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the worldwide run on potassium iodide–the first line of radiation protection. But in a recent e-mail I received from HSI Panelist Dr. Eliaz, he warns that potassium iodide use is extremely dependent on timing.

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New toothpaste for sensitive teeth forms "tooth-like layer"...can that be good?

Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline has developed a new item for their Sensodyne line of products for sensitive teeth. It’s called Sensodyne Repair and Protect with NovaMin technology.

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The airport scanner scam Part 2: Radiation levels should NOT be a mystery

Quick recap: A couple of weeks ago, congressmen were steaming over the TSA’s inexcusable delay of radiation reports. A TSA spokesperson told reporters that the agency was still reviewing the reports to make sure they didn’t reveal sensitive security information.

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Men, when your doctor starts talking about PSA, it's time to go on high alert

Men, when you hear your doctor say those three letters, it’s time to go on high alert. Because when PSA rises, some doctors get crazy ideas.

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Tobacco companies don't sell tobacco, they sell something much worse

“A federal court is requiring tobacco companies to tell the truth about cigarette smoking. Here’s the truth: Smoking kills 1,200 Americans. Every day.”

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