December 2013 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Not all Christmas miracles are on 34th street

Every Christmas Joe loves to tell the story of a lonely young man, a faulty furnace, and a neck pain that somehow all spun together into a bona fide Christmas miracle.

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Five tips to protect your pets from holiday hazards

Your pets don’t celebrate the holidays, but they do participate, whether they want to or not. A few simple precautions will keep pets safe throughout the holiday season.

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A stunning breakthrough for treatment of age-related macular degeneration

This is a stunning breakthrough for treatment of age-related macular degeneration. For the first time, research shows that omega-3 can actually reverse AMD and improve eyesight.

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Type 2 diabetes patients are at risk when the FDA conducts business as usual

FDA business as usual: When the FDA put GlaxoSmithKline in charge of readjudicating a controversial study, GSK’s type 2 diabetes drug Avandia passed with flying colors.

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Curb the Christmas blues by keeping these three foods to a minimum

Nutritionist Deborah Enos suggests you can curb the Christmas blues by keeping these three foods to a minimum: refined grains, soft drinks, and fast food. In other words, kick the junk carbs.

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A new review proves that you cannot trust the safety of a "new" drug, even years after FDA approval

A new review proves that you cannot trust the safety of a “new” drug, even years after FDA approval. Eight drugs, given fast-track approval in 2008, are still not adequately studied for safety.

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Migraine control might be easier than you ever imagined

Migraine control might be easier than you ever imagined. New evidence shows that BPA, found in plastics and the lining of canned goods, can worsen migraine symptoms and increase frequency.

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