Subscriptions
  • Join our People's Pharmacy Page on Facebook
  • Follow JoeGraedon on Twitter
  • Follow Us
  • Free email newsletter

Print This Page

Health Headlines

  • Currently 2.3/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Not Helpful ..... Very Helpful
Was this information helpful? Average rating: 2.3/5 (3 votes)
What do you think? Click the stars to vote!
If you have more to say, post a comment below!

This Week's Radio Show: 856 Celiac Disease 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: Doctors once thought that celiac disease was extremely rare, but within the past...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/05/856-celiac-disease-update/

Vicks VapoRub Fights Nail Fungus


Q. After reading about toenail fungus, I could not resist passing along my recommendation. Four months ago a nurse who does foot care suggested I use Vicks VapoRub for my own nail fungus. I rub it on each nail every...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/03/vicks-vaporub-fights-nail-fungus/

Bee Sting Banishes Shingles Pain


Q. My dad has suffered with pain from shingles for almost 2 years. Yesterday, during a nap on the deck, he got stung on the toe by a bee. Even though that was painful, he's feeling no shingles pain! Did...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/03/bee-sting-banishes-shingles-pain/


Health Headlines:

Aspirin vs. Warfarin for Heart Failure


Aspirin appears to work as well as prescription warfarin for patients with heart failure. Such patients are at increased risk for blood clots and strokes because their hearts do not pump blood efficiently. A landmark study published in the New...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/03/aspirin-vs-warfarin-for-heart-failure/

 

Treating Diabetes in Kids Is Difficult


Type 2 diabetes used to be called adult-onset diabetes, but it is increasingly common in children and teens. There's relatively little information available to guide doctors in treating them. New research from the New England Journal of Medicine compared three...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/03/treating-diabetes-in-kids-is-difficult/

 

Omega-3 Fats May Protect the Brain


Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish, flaxseed and walnuts seem to have heart healthy effects. Researchers have also been studying the effects of omega-3 fatty acids on the brain. A new study in the journal Neurology suggests that people who...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/03/omega-3-fats-may-protect-the-brain/

 

Vitamins Ineffective in Preventing Eye Disease


Eye doctors have been more enthusiastic about nutrient supplements than most other physicians. That's because some studies suggest that antioxidants protect the eyes from damage. A new study in the journal Ophthalmology, however, suggests that vitamins C and E may...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/03/vitamins-ineffective-in-preventing-eye-disease/

 

FDA Urged to Do More


How safe are the drugs we take? Although the FDA is required to review medications for safety and effectiveness before approving them, an independent organization says it should do more to track safety after drugs come on the market. The...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/03/fda-urged-to-do-more/

 


  • Currently 2.3/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Not Helpful ..... Very Helpful
Was this information helpful? Average rating: 2.3/5 (3 votes)
What do you think? Click the stars to vote!
If you have more to say, post a comment below!

Leave a comment

Share your comments or questions with the People's Pharmacy online community. Not all comments will be posted. Advice from other visitors to this web site should not be considered a substitute for appropriate medical attention. Concerns about medications should be discussed with a health professional. Do not stop any medication without first checking with your physician.

Check this box to be notified by email when follow-up comments are posted.