June 2014 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Acetaminophen overdoses still send over 78,000 to the ER every year

When the person in charge of drug information at a major hospital was asked by the FDA to put together all the reports she had on reactions to a certain drug, she was shocked. It made her realize the terrible things that can happen when someone “takes just a little bit too much acetaminophen.”

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The risk that may come with a new colitis med even has the FDA worried

Entyvio may be the ‘new drug in town’ — but a horrific possible side effect has been seen before. And despite its having been given the OK to be used for ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, the FDA still has big concerns about a fatal brain disease that might result from taking it.

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Is the HPV vaccine considered safe enough to be given to the Obama girls?

The President’s Cancer Panel recently called for all girls and young women to receive an HPV shot. But we’ve never heard a word whether the Obamas’ own teen-age daughters have either been given this controversial vaccine or are going to be.

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Presidential advisers become Gardasil pitchmen --and sweep its dangers under the rug

The frightening facts you won’t find in this Obama panel report The stories are heartbreaking. Beautiful, active, healthy girls and young women becoming disabled, suffering seizures and paralysis. And dying in untold numbers. Megan Hild is one of them. As her mother stands where Megan’s ashes were scattered, she tells about “a very healthy, active […]

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Are you filling your home with the 'fragrances' of toxic chemicals?

Sure those candles are pretty and they smell great — but when you hear what they can do to you, they don’t seem so fragrant anymore.

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What's really in those Zostavax shingles shots will make you shudder

You may have seen the TV ads for Merck’s shingles vaccine telling how horrible shingles is. But even more horrible are some of the ingredients in that shot. It’s a secret that seems just too shocking and sickening to be true. But it is.

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A surprising place the dreaded MRSA superbug may be lurking

Researchers just provided another reason to be afraid to fly! It’s not about airline safety, but rather an invisible menace they discovered ‘hitching a ride’. But there is a simple precaution you can take to avoid it.

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