September 2013 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Flu shot sales hype just crossed over into Fantasyland -- again

Flu shot sales hype just crossed over into Fantasyland — again. New research shows that the flu shot reduces heart attack risk. But it’s a flimsy study, backed up by a study that’s even flimsier.

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What seems like new hope in the antibiotic resistance crisis is actually madness

What seems like new hope in the antibiotic resistance crisis is actually madness. Seriously — it’s genuinely mad: Doing the same thing, over and over, expecting different results.

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Skim milk and low-fat milk are terrible choices if you're trying to lose weight

Slim down with skim milk? Time for that myth to bite the dust. New evidence confirms what we’ve known for years… Drinking skim milk promotes weight gain, while drinking whole milk does not.

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If you want a good night's sleep, sleep like a linebacker

Sleep like a baby? No thanks. How about like a linebacker? Here are two key sleep tips from the NFL, where a good night’s sleep can give a player a much needed edge.

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Effective, safe, simple -- you can't ask for better than that for blood sugar control.

Curcumin, a natural anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, has been shown to help keep memory sharp and arteries healthy. New evidence reveals another curcumin breakthrough: Blood sugar control.

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The CDC is ignoring an obvious solution to the antibiotic resistance crisis

The CDC is ignoring an obvious solution to the antibiotic resistance crisis. Alternative healthcare practitioners know that intravenous vitamin C kills all bacteria, without promoting resistance.

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Millions of dementia cases are misdiagnosed and many are highly treatable

Millions of dementia cases are misdiagnosed and many are highly treatable. Multiple drug use, low sodium, and NPH can all mimic dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

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