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The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …

Scenario Sunday: As with any altered mental status your first concern is their neurological status and blood sugar. You guys are all on the ball. A patient that can not communicate with you are hard to properly evaluate. The truth s it can be anything from drugs and alcohol to a stroke. Our best bet for a good outcome is to cover all the bases from the most serious to the least. Here is a flowchart that may help you with the next altered mental status pt. you have on your unit.

Embryonic stem cells could help restore sight to blind

Scientists have shown that light-sensitive retinal cells, grown in the lab from stem cells, can successfully integrate into the eye when implanted …

Supplementing your disease: why multivitamins might be doing more harm than good

<i>The Atlantic</i> has this week published an excerpt from Dr. Paul Offit's <i>Do You Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine</i>, which takes a closer look at the conventional wisdom underpinning the multibillion-dollar vitamin supplement industry. Offit, who is credited with …