September 2013 - Page 3 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

The federal government helps fund drug development research -- here's an eye-popping example...

The federal government helps fund drug development research — here’s an eye-popping example… A government-funded rheumatoid arthritis drug will cost more than $2000 per month

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Big Pharma would rather you never know the annoying little details about this blockbuster drug

Big Pharma would rather you never know the annoying little details about this blockbuster drug. With bisphosphonates, you might actually put your bones at risk while also risking cancer.

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This might be the worst designer t-shirt idea ever

This might be the worst designer t-shirt idea ever. An LA boutique is selling t-shirts with the names of popular drugs printed on the back. MSM talking heads are getting their trousers in a twist.

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Flu shot sales go up, but rates of flu infection remain high. What's going on? Don't ask the CDC.

Flu shot sales go up, but rates of flu infection are high too. What’s going on? Don’t ask the CDC. Government officials would rather you not see the evidence that the flu shot might cause flu.

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Would you eat a chicken nugget made in China? You might if nobody tells you where it's from.

Would you eat a chicken nugget made in China? You might if nobody tells you where it’s from. The USDA has cooked up a scheme that may open the door for Chinese chicken products in the U.S.

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A mammogram promotional blitz is big on promise, but the "evidence" is empty

A mammogram promotional blitz is big on promise, but the “evidence” is empty. A new study that promotes mammograms starting at age 40 conveniently tells only half the story.

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Avoid this common condition that makes dementia risk soar

Avoid this common condition that makes dementia risk soar. Research reveals that as blood sugar levels rise, dementia risk rises steadily too — even among those who are not type 2 diabetics.

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