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Listen To Our Podcast: 744 Premonitions in Health and Illness
Medicine is dependent on documented evidence, but sometimes intuition can play an important role in getting the right diagnosis. Emergency room personnel may share impressions or premonitions that could help with patient care. When should we pay attention to that...
http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2009/10/17/744-premonitions-in-health-and-illness/
Noxzema Relieved Eczema
Q. I broke out with eczema in May. Not knowing what it was initially, I tried topical treatments that might dry it, from oatmeal baths to sea salt in my bath water. Finally I tried Noxzema. It seemed to start...
http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2009/10/19/noxzema-relieved-eczema/
Will Pycnogenol Live Up to Hype?
Q. I have read in your column that Pycnogenol may be helpful for hot flashes. Now a major warehouse club is selling it as a powerful antioxidant that is supposed to have beneficial effects on cardiovascular health, osteoarthritis, skin care,...
http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2009/10/18/will-pycnogenol-live-up-to-hype/
Coffee Steam to Counteract Congestion
Q. I learned in Colombia that inhaling the steam of strong, freshly brewed coffee (not instant) is beneficial for nasal and sinus irritation. The steam soothes and heals the mucus membranes. This remedy has worked wonderfully for me. I was...
http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2009/10/17/coffee-steam-to-counteract-congestion/
Will Tamiflu Prevent Swine Flu?
Q. How effective is Tamiflu against this H1N1 influenza bug? Are there any risks to taking this drug preventively? I am thinking of asking my doctor for a prescription since I will soon have to take a couple of airplane...
http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2009/10/16/will-tamiflu-prevent-swine-flu/
Mixing and Matching Can Be Lethal!
You don't get to be a Supreme Court justice unless you are pretty darn smart. But Justice Ginsburg made a mistake that could have cost her her life. She had a long flight to Europe ahead of her, and hoping...
http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2009/10/15/mixing-and-matching-can-be-lethal/
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