February 2012 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Here's an easy way to add two extra years to your life

Dr. Grant crunched some numbers and came up with this simple equation: Double your blood level of vitamin D and you’ll have a very good shot at a longer life — approximately two years, on average.

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This common therapy is very advanced...and very dangerous

Given the choice between radiation therapy or a combination of surgery and chemotherapy, Scott decided on treatment with a new technology known as linear accelerator — a major advancement in very specific targeting of tumors using powerful doses of “smart beam” radiation. The drawback: This technique is complex and prone to error when not handled with the greatest of care.

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Boosting your immune system in the most unconventional way

The next time your doctor suggests you get a flu shot, ask him if you can look at some photos of sick people instead.

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What is a drug company's principle responsibility? Brace yourself for the answer

So with trust in pharmaceuticals at an all-time low, who is the last person drug companies would want to hear from? Someone like Donald Light, Ph.D., who states it plainly: The drug industry is a “market for lemons.”

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Removing plaque from carotid arteries -- there's a hard way, and an easy way

When it comes to keeping the blood flowing smoothly through your carotid arteries, you can do it the hard way, or you can do it the easy way.

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Toxic damage from vaccines can be alleviated with this dietary supplement

Like Julia, a lot of parents have anxieties about the vaccine debate these days. But a simple dietary supplement might relieve quite a bit of their stress.

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If your doctor says your carotid arteries require stenting, you MUST get a second opinion

If your doctor says you need to go under the knife to clear your carotid arteries, I have some numbers for you that might help keep your head steady and prepared to make the right decision.

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