August 2012 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

If a doctor says your carotid arteries require surgery, it's time for a second opinion

If a doctor says your carotid arteries require surgery, it’s time for a second opinion. New research shows that stenting and other procedures to clear carotid arteries are often not necessary.

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An FDA action on an urgent health crisis adds up to almost less than nothing

A little is better than nothing, but a ridiculously feeble FDA action on the overuse of antibiotics in farm animals adds up to almost less than nothing.

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Consumer Reports completely blows it -- ignoring invaluable evidence about supplement benefits

Consumer Reports completely blows it — ignoring invaluable evidence about supplement benefits, while absurdly suggesting that supplement overdose is a common danger.

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Prediabetics might avoid type 2 diabetes with an extract of this popular plant pigment

Prediabetics might avoid type 2 diabetes with an extract of this popular plant pigment that appears to reduce insulin resistance and improve beta cell function in the pancreas.

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Meet the newest (and worst) super drug flu "treatment"

If you come down with a bad flu, don’t be surprised if your doctor wants to give you a statin drug. This “treatment” is completely off the mark — just another scheme to sell statins.

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A breakthrough in joint comfort even exceeds chondroitin and glucosamine

A breakthrough in joint comfort that even exceeds chondroitin and glucosamine contains a remarkable type of collagen, combined with antioxidants and powerful nutrients, for remarkable joint support.

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For excessive sweating, the FDA has approved destruction of sweat glands with microwaves -- seriously!

Here’s the very definition of a drastic measure… For excessive sweating, destruction of sweat glands with microwaves is now FDA-approved! What could possibly go wrong?

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