January 2017 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Why a breast cancer diagnosis calls for a second opinion

Sometimes good advice can come in disguise. And a perfect example of that can be found in an eye-opening press release issued by the University of Michigan. The release was about a study which looked at the side effects of breast cancer treatments. But while the university’s Dr. Steven Katz rambles on and on about […]

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Mental health therapy essential to recovery from cancer

If there’s ever an excellent example of the “mind-body connection” it’s when someone has cancer. While some doctors have recognized the benefits of treating the “whole person,” it’s pretty much a crap shoot whether cancer patients get any recognition of those needs or not. And as if the concept needed any more “official” recognition, a […]

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There are ways of treating gout without risking your skin

This may be the showdown of the decade between doctors who take Big Pharma’s dollars — and then push its drugs — and experts who are revealing the truth about these medications. At risk are around 10 million Americans who suffer from the incredibly painful condition of gout. Drugs to lower uric acid are some […]

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Underactive thyroid yet another hazard of fluoridation

It’s said to be one of the most misunderstood and misdiagnosed conditions in the U.S. When your thyroid isn’t working correctly, the results can be widespread and devastating — fatigue, depression, a sluggish metabolism that results in weight gain, bloating, and on and on. That’s because the thyroid gland is basically your body’s “master switch,” […]

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New guidelines set the record straight on blood pressure

If you’re taking any drugs to lower your blood pressure, there’s a very important question you need to ask: Do I really have high blood pressure in the first place? While that may seem like a simple enough question, the answer has been turned upside down and all around. If you’re confused, believe me, it’s […]

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How to keep your food from becoming a recipe for cancer

Is having that crispy piece of toast for breakfast the riskiest thing you’ve done the entire day? No, not the bread (although starting off your day with a carbo bomb isn’t the best idea). I’m talking about a substance that forms on carbohydrates during cooking at high temps, called acrylamide. It seems that every few […]

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Can a healthy pastime actually put your health in jeopardy?

There’s no doubt that this winter has been a wild one. Whether you got dumped on with snow, rain, hail or anything else Mother Nature had up her sleeve, I’m sure you’re ready for a change. And I bet all those visions of sugar plums you had just last month are now being replaced by […]

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