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Listen To Our Podcast: 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/

Do You Suffer From Celiac Disease?


Most physicians still think of celiac disease (an intolerance to gluten found in wheat, barley and rye) as a rare condition. That is why more than 90% of people with celiac disease go undiagnosed in the U.S. That is what...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/07/do-you-suffer-from-celiac-disease/

Natural Pest Prevention


Q. Is there anything natural that I can use to keep away ants, roaches, flies and bees? I don't like using pesticides if I can avoid them. A. Readers of this column have offered a variety of remedies to keep...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/07/natural-pest-prevention/

High-Fiber Bar Leads to Flatulence


Q. If it hadn't happened to me I wouldn't have believed it. Recently several of my friends have reported bouts of extreme stomach cramps, severe bloating and uncontrollable gas. The common culprit in all these cases turned out to be...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/07/high-fiber-bar-leads-to-flatulence/

Be Aware of Tekturna Interactions


Q. Do you know anything about a new blood pressure drug called Tekturna? Three months after my doctor prescribed this pill I developed the most horrendous deep cough. I thought it was whooping cough. A chest X-ray showed my lungs...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/07/be-aware-of-tekturna-interactions/

Eating to Aid Cancer Treatment


Q. I will be starting chemotherapy for breast cancer. What can I do to improve my chances for the best result? I am especially interested in healthy anti-cancer foods. I don't just want to be passive in my treatment!
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http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/07/eating-to-aid-cancer-treatment/

Tick Bite Leads to Scary Allergy


Q. I almost died from an allergic reaction to lamb chops. I was surprised when my allergist asked about ticks, but told him I had gotten into a nest of seed ticks a year ago. Now I have to avoid...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/07/tick-bite-leads-to-scary-allergy/

Gramps Gets Relief from Cramps


Q. During a visit to an amusement park last fall I encountered severe leg cramps while walking around the park. This happened several times during the day and each time I got a little cup of mustard from a food...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/06/gramps-gets-relief-from-cramps/

Scientists Find Rationale for Remedies


Louis Pasteur was a 19th century microbiologist. He helped develop germ theory and invented pasteurization to keep milk from spreading disease. One of his most famous sayings was, "Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind." Readers of...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/05/06/scientists-find-rationale-for-remedies/



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