September 2011 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Is a revolutionary cancer drug any better than the natural therapy we already have?

Recently, when the University of Bradford unveiled promising cancer research at the annual British Science Festival, the local media outlets fell all over each another with wild headlines announcing the breakthrough. But even if this drug really DOES prove to be effective, it won’t hit the market for several years. Until then, you can make use of the revolutionary anti-cancer smart bomb we’ve already got. But it’s not a drug, it’s not expensive, and the side effects are mild.

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What makes the drug world go 'round? Do we really have to ask?

Remember those “Connect-the-dots” games — how a bunch of little round circles would turn into a dog or a bunny? Let’s play the grown-up version today and see what happens when we connect the dots on one of my favorite subjects…you guessed it…Gardasil!

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If you've got Gardasil outrage fatigue, prepare to have your outrage fully revived!

A few days ago, the California Senate passed a bill (already passed in the CA Assembly) to slightly reword the state Family Code. This minor change is actually ENORMOUS because it allows children as young as 12 to consent to vaccinations that prevent sexually transmitted diseases without their parents’ approval. In fact, their parents don’t even have to be informed when the vaccines are given!

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Why you must ALWAYS wash cantaloupes before cutting and eating them

You always wash your fruits and vegetables before eating them, right? But how about melons? I’ll be honest, I’ve never washed a cantaloupe, honeydew, or watermelon in my life, but from now on I will.

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Guns and pediatricians – a bad mix?

“Is it just me, or is this completely bizarre?” My friend Al attached that note to an article he sent me about a controversy in Florida. It seems that Sunshine State pediatricians have a strong desire to include firearm safety discussions in their care of young kids.

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The pro-vaccine crowd is on the warpath again, ignoring dangers as usual

During an interview after the recent Republican debate in Florida, Bachmann shared a story (which I’m sure you’ve heard 100 times by now) about a woman who told her that her daughter suffered from “mental retardation” after getting
Gardasil HPV vaccine.

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A mandatory HPV vaccine for very young girls turns out to be a very hard sell

After the Florida Republican debate, pundit Howard Kurtz offered this “insight” about the growing controversy over Rick Perry’s attempt to make Gardasil (the HPV vaccine) mandatory in Texas…

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