September 2017 - Page 2 of 5 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

The biggest danger for diabetics isn’t high blood sugar

If you have type 2 diabetes, especially if you’ve been on drugs to control it for a long time now, here’s something you want to bring up with your doctor as soon as you can: “De-intensification.” And that’s especially true if you’re a little on the older side. Because in a new study, the oldest […]

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Your home can be making you sick! Here’s how to fix it

Ah, the great indoors. It’s where we spend over 90 percent of our time — whether it’s sleeping, eating, watching the tube, or just going about our daily routines. So, although you may be inclined to blame the outdoors if you suffer from ongoing allergies and recurring respiratory infections, it makes perfect sense that what […]

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The flu ‘treatment’ that’s worse than the flu itself

Over a decade ago, the feds conducted one of the biggest government handouts ever, all in the name of keeping Americans safe from a global flu outbreak. That was when billions of our tax dollars were spent to stockpile “oseltamivir phosphate,” a.k.a. Tamiflu. But since that time, we’ve learned a whole lot more about this […]

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Could this be the reason deadly strokes are on the rise?

After steadily improving over the past few decades, the numbers of Americans dying due to a stroke is now going in the other direction. And it’s not just seniors who are in danger. Those so-called “millennials” (who run in age from 18 to 34), could probably be renamed “illennials,” as that age group is seeing […]

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Superfund sites can pose hidden toxic threats during hurricanes

When it’s not enough to simply batten down the hatches As first Harvey, and then Irma, wreaked havoc over a several states, we were all glued to our TVs, watching and waiting. But despite the obvious ways these storms cause destruction, there are other dangers that come along with them — even more than just […]

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Link between flu shots and miscarriages was known long before now

Flu shots and miscarriages: What the media hasn’t told you The big story last week was about a study finding a link between pregnant women who get the flu shot and, soon after, suffer a miscarriage. While it received plenty of media attention, there’s a lot you’re not being told. And I’m sure that all […]

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Will Chinese chickens come into the U.S. as deadly bird flu expands?

Will this deadly Chinese bird flu be crossing U.S. borders? It looked like a scene from a Stephen King movie. Hazmat-suited doctors were gathered around a seriously ill patient quarantined in a hospital room. One was on a walkie-talkie speaking to another outside a thick glass pane sealing off the space where the man with […]

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