March 2012 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Here's what you get when you spend thousands of dollars on a "breakthrough" cancer drug

It always amazes me how low the bar is set for “breakthrough” cancer drugs.

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Acetaminophen use just got a little more complicated and a little more dangerous

Now, you might think that in our age of advanced medicine there would be no room for nonsense health guidance like that. But believe it or not, a brand new way to treat emotional pain has just emerged, and it’s even more foolish than whisky for newborns.

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This is a dark day for women’s health

For once we have a test that is proven to decrease the risk of death substantially, is mostly non-invasive, and is accessible to most women. You know what…it has to go! Brace yourself for some of the worst health news for women I’ve ever come across.

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An overwhelmingly successful cancer preventive tool is now in serious jeopardy

In an interview with the New York Times, here’s how one of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force members described part of the thinking behind the new Pap smear recommendations…

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News flash: Red meat WON'T kill you (as long as you choose the right kind)

Certain doom. Doom! That’s what you’re in for if you eat red meat, according to a new Harvard study I’m sure you’ve heard about by now.

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This surprising health care quote comes from a VERY surprising source

I just happened across a truly remarkable quote. See if you can guess who said this…

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Do multivitamins really work? Here's where NOT to go to answer that question

Unfortunately, these occasional articles that slam multis serve just one purpose: they dupe the unwary into thinking there’s no point in taking multivitamin supplements. That’s why I find this junk journalism so disturbing. It can actually be harmful to your health.

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