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

New glasses can increase your risk of falling

It looks like the thicker they come, the harder YOU fall! New Year’s is just a few days away — and you know what that means, right? Your mailbox is about to be flooded with reminders for your annual physical, cancer screenings and even eye exams. With so many people making resolutions to improve their […]

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How to keep flying these days from becoming a real 'hunger game'

This Christmas, you can tell your airline to stick that overpriced snack box right where it belongs! If you’re taking a flight to visit loved ones this holiday season, you know this can be one of the most hectic travel times of the year. And between the crowds, the flight delays, and that uncomfortable middle […]

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Christmastime can be risky for our furry family members

  Wouldn’t it be great if “not a creature was stirring” right about now — even if it was just to take a short break! I know that Christmas Eve can be just as frantic in some homes as the big day itself, so a lot more than visions of sugarplums are probably dancing through […]

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Mass fluoridation unleashing dozens of health problems

You still have a little more than a week to keep that New Year’s resolution — and it’s going to cost you less than $50! If you’re like most people I know, you promised yourself that 2015 was the year you’d take control of your health. But lately that collection of health problems is getting […]

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New York judge tells Nanny State it's no longer 'calling the shots'

Dear Reader, A group of angry moms has just put one of the most powerful health agencies in America in its place. And it’s about time! Just last month I told you how the New York City Board of Health was trying to bully and extort tens of thousands of parents into getting the flu […]

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Top docs confirm that new heart failure drug can up Alzheimer's risk

There hasn’t been a trade this bad since the Red Sox got rid of Babe Ruth! If you or someone you love suffers from heart failure, you’ve probably already gotten the sales pitch for Novartis’ new pill Entresto. The gushing media reports will tell you how it’s a “once in a decade” drug that can […]

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Chewable, candy-flavored ADHD meds being sold to kids

Forget the candy canes and M&M’s. If Pfizer has its way, Santa may as well be putting chewable speed in our kids’ stockings! Parents practically have to fight their way out of pediatricians’ offices these days to keep their children from being prescribed ADHD meds — including the powerful stimulant Ritalin. They’re handing this stuff […]

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