November 2013 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

And the unsung healthy hero of Thanksgiving dinner is...

And the unsung healthy hero of Thanksgiving dinner is…the cranberry. Antioxidants, resveratrol, bioflavonoids and other components make the modest cranberry mighty.

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The healthiest thing you can do for yourself on Thanksgiving might be the last thing you would think of

The healthiest thing you can do for yourself on Thanksgiving might be the last thing you would think of. Thanksgiving tops every other holiday in alcohol-related traffic accident deaths.

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Hollywood gets it right for once in a story about government control of your health care choices

Hollywood gets it right for once in a story about government control of your health care choices. The makers of The Dallas Buyers Club nail it, revealing the dirty truth behind the FDA.

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Finally, we have the definitive answer to the question: Should all health care workers get flu shots?

Finally, we have the definitive answer to the question: Should all health care workers get flu shots? New evidence shows that vaccination of workers does not prevent flu in long term patients.

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The newest bashing of dietary supplements is hilariously inept

The newest bashing of dietary supplements is just inept. It’s familiar stuff about lack of regulation (false), no evidence of benefits (false), and imaginary dangers the FDA needs to save us from.

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For prostate health, forget PSA -- "HIFU" are the four most important letters you need to know

For prostate health, forget PSA — “HIFU” are the four most important letters you need to know. HIFU is an excellent alternative to radiation treatment, but the FDA is dragging its heels.

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Hearing loss risk is reduced with just three essential nutrients

Hearing loss risk might be reduced with just three key nutrients: beta-carotene, vitamin C, and magnesium. Each nutrient helps but the brakes on hearing loss, but especially when they’re combined.

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