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Listen To Our Podcast: 839 Health News Update


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: Sugar seems like an improbable treatment for hard-to-heal wounds. But the ancient Egyptians...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2011/12/17/839-health-news-update/

Hot Peppers for Heartburn?


Q. I was on reflux drugs like omeprazole (PPIs) for over ten years and even had surgery for severe reflux. I was determined to get off the PPIs, so I started drinking ginger tea, eating crystallized ginger when acute pain...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2011/12/19/hot-peppers-for-heartburn/

Defending Generic Drugs


Q. I can't believe so many people complain about generic drugs on your website. Generics are required by law to contain the exact same active ingredients in the same quantities. What does it matter if the inactive ingredients differ? They're...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2011/12/19/defending-generic-drugs/

Unexpected Help for Itchy Dandruff


Q. I have struggled my whole life with an itchy scalp. Prescription Nizoral shampoo offered a little relief, but it was expensive. I tried amber Listerine followed by a vinegar rinse, but that dried my hair out. Then my hairdresser...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2011/12/19/unexpected-help-for-itchy-dandruff/

Dealing with Vaginal Dryness


Q. I'm 33 and had a partial hysterectomy at 27. I started a medication at 28 that affected my libido and caused vaginal dryness. This is very hard, especially at my age. My doctor recently recommended using Crisco shortening before...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2011/12/19/dealing-with-vaginal-dryness/

Overcoming Symptoms of Underactive Thyroid


Q. Before I was put on levothyroxine for underactive thyroid I was irritated by even the smallest things. I felt so tired and depressed that I was always crying. I couldn't sleep or lose any weight and I always felt...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2011/12/19/overcoming-symptoms-of-underactive-thyroid/

Natural Treatments for Cold Symptoms


Q. I was sitting in church on Sunday right next to someone who was sniffling and sneezing. It was not possible to move without creating disruption. Even though I washed my hands as soon as I got home I am...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2011/12/19/natural-treatments-for-cold-symptoms/

Mixing Drinks with Drugs Could Be Lethal


Ethanol, also known as drinking alcohol or booze, may be the oldest and most popular drug in human history. In fact, there is strong evidence that alcohol was consumed before the dawn of history. Archeological evidence suggests that Stone Age...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2011/12/19/mixing-drinks-with-drugs-could-be-lethal/

Save a Life This Holiday Season


Visitors to this website are a health-conscious bunch. They look for ways to control their blood pressure and cholesterol levels so they can lower their likelihood of developing heart disease, one of the big killers in the U. S. They...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2011/12/15/save-a-life-this-holiday-season/

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