December 2014 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

What are folks in other countries doing New Year's Eve?

If you lived in Japan you’d be feasting on soba noodles tonight. In Estonia, you’d be eating all night long. And wait till you read what’s going on in Greece!

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The best and worst things to do for a hangover

There are lots of supposed “cures” out there for a hangover. Some may help, some are crazy and one is downright dangerous.

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Don't let your veterinarian give your cat this dangerous drug

If you cat will be getting any kind of pain med, make sure it’s not a drug called Metacam. It can cause feline kidney failure on just the second dose!

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The 2014 'hall of shame'

The year 2014 may go down in history as Big Pharma’s year of giving. As in giving us even more dangerous drugs and vaccines. Of course, they couldn’t have done it without help from their friends at the FDA!

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What doctors say about statins when patients aren't listening

If you could be the “fly on the wall” when a group of experts discuss statin drugs, this is what you’d hear!

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This natural substance can do miracles for your blood sugar

Studies done around the world are saying the same thing about resveratrol: it has an amazing ability to control blood sugar. Some say it can even prevent diabetes in the first place!

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By rescuing dogs, this group is also extending a lifeline to injured veterans

When Jim Stanek returned from Iraq after three tours of duty, it was hard to adjust to life back home. But the thing he found helped him the most wasn’t a drug – and he’s now making it available to other damaged vets at no charge.

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