April 2016 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Pharma-friendly law puts everyone who takes a generic drug at risk

For years Big Pharma has been hiding a deep, dark secret about generic drugs. And it’s one that could harm – or even kill – you or someone you care about. We’ve all been told that generics are cheaper and exactly the same as brand-name meds. But drug companies are finding new and potentially deadly […]

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The real culprits behind the dangerous double mastectomy boom

It can be fun to imitate our favorite celebrities’ hair styles – or the latest fashion they wore on the red carpet. But when we start copying celebrities’ medical decisions, we could be setting ourselves up for disaster. Three years ago, I warned you about something doctors were calling the “Angelina Jolie Effect.” After the […]

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Laundry ‘poison’ pods sending thousands of kids to the ER

When those so-called detergent “pods” hit the market a few years back, they were supposed to make our lives easier. Just pop one in the washing machine or dishwasher, and off you go – no measuring, no mess. But it turns out those pods are causing a different – and tragic — mess all their […]

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Lawsuit names former FDA head in alleged scheme to cover up drug risk

It may be the most dangerous antibiotic in the world. And for years our government hasn’t lifted a finger to protect us from it. I’ve warned you before about Levaquin, part of a potentially deadly class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. Over the years, Levaquin has been linked to aneurysms, Alzheimer’s, crippling pain, and more. Now […]

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Researchers find how HFCS damages the brain – and an antidote

Could you actually be eating your way to Alzheimer’s disease? If you still haven’t ditched fructose from your diet, you just may be. For years I’ve been warning you that fructose – especially high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) – has been linked to everything from heart attacks to liver disease to cancer. Now researchers from […]

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Rock superstar Prince may be Big Pharma’s latest celebrity victim

The rock industry was stunned last week when we learned that music legend Prince had died unexpectedly. He was just 57 years old. Even if you weren’t a fan of Prince and his hits like “Purple Rain” and “Little Red Corvette,” you have to give him a lot of credit – he survived nearly 40 […]

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Patients found to be still at risk from contaminated endoscopes

It’s been more than a year since the horrifying news started pouring out of UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Medical Center. Seven patients were infected with a deadly superbug from contaminated endoscopes – and three of them even died. We were promised that this was the kind of tragedy that nobody could have seen coming. We were […]

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