January 2013 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

A study finds that eating eggs is as dangerous as smoking. Junk research just hit a new low.

An absurd study compares the “dangers” of egg intake to smoking — pure bunk! Not only is this misinformation ridiculous, it’s also dangerous if it persuades less intake of the nutritious egg.

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If you want to spot high fructose corn syrup on food labels, just look for the code words

How many ways can you say “high fructose corn syrup”? Creative HFCS promoters have come up with many ways to avoid saying those four dreaded words.

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In cardiovascular stenting, less is more - and much safer

Less turns out to be more (and MUCH safer) when it comes to angioplasty and stent insertion in arteries. If your doctor recommends this option, ALWAYS insist on a second opinion.

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An artery stent often causes more problems than it solves

An artery stent often causes more problems than it solves. Add blood thinning drugs, to solve the problems, and you’ll run the risk of even more problems.

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How do you like your salmon? Normal? Or Frankensalmon?

How do you like your salmon? Normal? Or Frankensalmon? Unfortunately, you may not get a choice if the FDA decides to approve a genetically engineered salmon.

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Shifting climate patterns may doom a beloved beverage

Shifting climate patterns may doom a beloved beverage. Years of heavy rain have brought coffee yields in Columbia to a 35-year low. This could be trouble for caffeine lovers the world over.

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The FDA is on the verge of approving an almost certain disaster

The FDA is on the verge of approving an almost certain disaster. If the agency gives the OK to develop genetically engineered salmon, the seafood industry will never be the same.

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