November 2016 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Beware of this newly-approved dangerous diabetes drug duo

There’s a new double-barrel danger pointed right at those with type 2 diabetes. The FDA just approved another diabetes drug, one called Xultophy. However it’s pronounced, it’s a two-headed monster that should never have been allowed on the market. And there’s a back story behind this twofer med, one that you need to know about […]

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Three big reasons why you should avoid these common drugs

A new study has combined two of the most frightening words there are to anyone over a certain age — hip fractures and Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers are sounding the alarm about the latest in a long history of bad news about drugs called benzodiazepines (or benzos) and the risk of breaking a hip. But […]

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Aspartame can make you a sitting duck for diabetes

Despite all the bad news you’ve heard about aspartame, you might still think it can help you drop some pounds. After all, it has no calories, right? Well, a new study has hopefully busted that aspartame myth once and for all. Researchers have confirmed that not only won’t it help you lose weight, but aspartame […]

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The more meds you take, the more likely you'll end up in the ER

Every day more and more seniors are being rushed to the hospital because of side effects from drugs. They’re not the kind of drugs you’d get from a guy on the corner, but at your corner drug store – quite legally, with your doctor’s blessings. And those seniors in the ER had been taking their […]

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High-risk drug combo hyped as 'cure' for heart disease

Big Pharma is attempting to pull off one of its deadliest scams ever. And with the help of the pharma-friendly mainstream media, it just might succeed. You probably heard the big news last week about a “new” cholesterol drug that can “switch off” heart disease. But this so-called new med is nothing more than a […]

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Off-label prescribing can be a prescription for disaster

Woody Witczak was 37 when his doctor gave him an Rx for the antidepressant Zoloft. Five weeks later, he was dead. He had hung himself from the rafters in his garage. Woody didn’t go to his doctor because he was depressed — he was having trouble sleeping. But Woody, and millions of others, are a […]

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The real reason that turkey dinner made you so sleepy

Congratulations — you made it through Thanksgiving! Aunt Betty didn’t start a fight with Uncle Bob, the turkey was done to perfection, and the dog didn’t ransack the trash and have to be rushed to the vet hospital. And by now, everyone is predictably conked out on the couch. But is it true what they […]

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