January 2017 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

What you need to know before getting that flu shot

Every fall and winter season, we’re sure to hear the media yammer on about the same two things. One, it’s a deadly flu season, “the worst” ever. And two, it’s not too late to get that flu shot. It’s like always catching a rerun of the same episode of I Love Lucy when you turn […]

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How drug trials are often engineered to hide the truth

“Money talks” may be a hackneyed expression, but it’s truer than ever — especially when it comes to drug trials. The use of clinical trials is one of the primary ways the FDA decides if a drug is safe and effective and if it ends up on the pharmacy shelf or not. Unfortunately for patients […]

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Could millions be misdiagnosed as having asthma?

After recovering from a lung infection several years ago, Becky Hollingsworth started to suffer from shortness of breath. Her doctor said he knew what it was. The 72-year-old from Ontario, Canada had “post-pneumonia” asthma. Only she didn’t. Actually, she didn’t have asthma at all. Hollingsworth is just one of an untold number of patients — […]

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Tests on GMO corn do show it’s different – and not in a nice way

A new study has just blown the lid off of GMO crops. It turns out that despite what we’ve been told year after year by the FDA and its cohorts in the biotech industry, these genetically-altered foods are not the same as ones that haven’t been tampered with. It’s not even close. In fact, when […]

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Doctors band together to challenge the great statin scam

The idea that statins are perfectly safe to take is similar to the theory that the earth is flat. Both are just plain wrong. For decades, Big Pharma and the mainstream have played so many cheap tricks on patients to keep the statins flowing that I’ve lost count. People have actually been convinced that statins […]

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How you can get around EpiPen maker's ploy to keep price up

You’ve certainly heard the old expression “crime doesn’t pay.” But it looks like greed might. At least in the case of the makers of the EpiPen. Despite all the rants and rages over Mylan’s shameful 500 percent increase in the cost of this life-saving device, it seems the company has a new plan — a […]

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Is this the real reason why you feel exhausted every day?

Can you remember the last time you got up in the morning full of energy? How about making it through the day without the help of numerous cups of coffee or those energy drinks? Believe me, you’re not alone. The last time I was at Starbucks the line was so long it looked like they […]

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