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

This ‘miracle drug’ is really nothing but a dangerous dud

The way the media is telling the story, it’s your money… or your life. Fork over around $14K a year for the “miracle” cholesterol drug Repatha — or somehow convince your insurance company to cover the injection — and you can stop a deadly heart attack or stroke in its tracks! But you might as […]

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How your favorite fruits and veggies may be poisoning you

If you enjoy strawberries on your oatmeal, topped with Greek yogurt, or mixed up in a smoothie, you’re getting an added bonus with those cheery red fruits… and it’s one you probably weren’t expecting. Strawberries took the honors this year of landing in the number one spot on the just-out “Dirty Dozen” list from the […]

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An important new warning for breast-cancer patients

How much money would you save by cutting back or eliminating radiation sessions for your breast cancer? Plenty! You could save SEVERAL thousand dollars, according to a new study. Altogether, it would add up to hundreds of millions. And what would be the health advantages of cutting back on radiation sessions or — even better […]

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Gluten-free foods not as healthy as you might think

I’m not surprised that gluten-free products have gained a “health food” reputation. These foods can make a big difference in the quality of life for people who would otherwise suffer terrible gastrointestinal consequences from eating wheat-based baked goods with the gluten intact. But don’t confuse “gluten-free” with a healthy free pass to eat your fill […]

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Roundup reeling from cases in two California courts

“If I can kill this, I should get a medal.” That statement isn’t from a crooked lawyer out of a John Grisham novel, but a quote from an EPA official about preventing another federal agency from doing its own safety review of Monsanto’s Roundup! That, and a lot more, just came to light after a […]

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FDA may go from bad to worse

As President Trump makes good on the changes he promised in Washington, there’s something that he needs to give a big second look to. Perhaps he didn’t realize how powerful the FDA is, or how the agency is practically run by Big Pharma already. And unless he’s a daily eAlert reader, he may not know […]

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FDA issues warning about fatal reactions to IBS med

You can’t watch TV for more than ten minutes these days without seeing that commercial for the IBS drug Viberzi featuring the red-headed girl in the beige jumpsuit. She even has a name — Irritabelle. No, I’m not kidding! Whether you find these ads to be amusing, or downright annoying, there’s something you need to […]

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