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We are very excited about the upcoming redesign of our website, PeoplesPharmacy.com, that will roll out soon. You should find it easier to locate the information you need--and the layout will be easier to read and navigate as well as... (Read More)
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Tune in to our radio show on your local public radio station, or sign up for the podcast and listen at your leisure. Here's what it's about: Most people are familiar with tick-borne diseases such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever... (Read More)
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Q. I would like to share an acupressure tip that helps me sleep. Tape a dried kidney bean to the inside of your right wrist. I locate this point between the two tendons by measuring the width of three fingers... (Read More)
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Q. I have an awful problem with gas. The odor is so terrible no one would want to be around. I talked to my doctor about it, but he said there was nothing he could give me for it because... (Read More)
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Are you getting our free online newsletter? If not, here's what you could be missing: all the questions and answers about pharmaceuticals, home remedies, nutrition and non-drug approaches to healing; commentaries on the most pressing health issues of the day;... (Read More)
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Dietary dogmas die a slow, sometimes drawn-out death. This seems to be especially true for sodium, largely because such respected organizations as the CDC, FDA and AHA (American Heart Association) have circled the wagons on salt restriction. Despite growing evidence... (Read More)
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Q. Years ago my mother, who was a nurse, used Vicks VapoRub almost as a cure-all for us children. One hot summer day, my family and friends were out in the yard enjoying themselves while I was in the house... (Read More)
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Q. I have had severe heartburn problems for 15 years. I have tried Nexium, Prilosec and many other over-the-counter medicines. I knew that coffee triggered my heartburn, but I could not give it up. After one bad attack I started... (Read More)
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One of the most contentious topics in health care today revolves around diet. Should it be low fat or low carb? This question is especially pressing for people with diabetes. That's because the food they eat has an immediate impact... (Read More)
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Q. The People's Pharmacy is batting three for three in our household. First, it was the fresh-cut onion to ease the pain of a bee sting. Next it was soy sauce on a kitchen burn. Then I cut my thumb... (Read More)
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Q. I seem to have permanent nerve damage after taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) for six years and then Crestor (rosuvastatin) for a year. I developed severe pain in my leg muscles, primarily my calves, which led me to discontinue the drug,... (Read More)
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Q. I have a question about consuming coconut oil. A psychiatrist I know said that a person could avoid Alzheimer's disease with mental stimulation, regular exercise, vitamin E and virgin coconut oil in the diet. I was always under the... (Read More)
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Q. I am allergic to ragweed. Every fall I suffer miserably until the first big frost. My allergist has suggested shots, but I hate getting stuck every week and they are expensive. What else can I do besides stock up... (Read More)
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Are you following us on Facebook? If not, here's what you could be missing: In addition to important health news updates and links to health research and news you can use, you too can be a part of the conversation.... (Read More)
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Tune in to our radio show on your local public radio station, or sign up for the podcast and listen at your leisure. Here's what it's about: An ever-increasing appreciation of the complexity of ecosystems has begun to change farming... (Read More)
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