February 2015 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Was that secret supplement investigation nothing more than a ‘self-serving publicity stunt’?

Several weeks after New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman did his big investigation into certain supplements, we’ve been left with more questions than answers. And that’s causing a lot of people to question his motives in the first place.

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Would you want a game-show-playing computer to be your doctor?

Remember Watson, that ‘computer contestant’ featured on “Jeopardy”? Well it looks like IBM has some even bigger plans for him — ones that could even concern you!

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How to rid your diet of some really nasty chemical residues

Organophosphates are among the most toxic pesticides out there, linked to nerve damage and even some childhood cancers. But there’s an easy way to lower your risk of exposure.

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New drug no panacea for heart failure – and has a very dark side

The announcement for this new heart med made it seem almost like a cure for heart failure. In reality, it isn’t — but it does block what is thought to be one of your body’s chief defenses against Alzheimer’s.

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Don’t fall for those staged commercials about shingles

Those television ads for shingles shots might look real, but they’re really “put-ons” –mostly just actors reading a script intended to scare you into getting vaccinated. And those “rashes” are nothing more than make-up. Here’s the real story, one Merck won’t be telling you.

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Yes, Big Brother really is watching you!

It’s so crazy, it doesn’t even sound real, but we now have our own version of the “thought police.” And “they” might actually be probing your innermost feelings anytime you’re out in public.

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FDA head will no doubt be missed by Big Pharma

Under Dr. Margaret Hamburg’s watch as FDA head, the agency approved a slew of risky “me-to” drugs as well as some insanely dangerous novel ones. And the chances are pretty good that Obama’s new pick will be just as industry-friendly as Hamburg was.

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