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This Week's Radio Show: 875 Breasts


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: October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. There has been a great deal of...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/10/06/875-breasts/

Are You Listening to The People's Pharmacy Podcast?


Our award winning radio show is heard on 128 public radio stations nationwide. Each week you can tune in to learn about everything from home remedies to the latest breakthroughs in medicine. You can find a list of public radio...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/10/07/are-you-listening-to-the-peoples-pharmacy-podcast/

Seroquel (Quetiapine ) Side Effects Are Disastrous


Q. Seroquel (quetiapine ) was given to my father-in-law at a nursing home where he was to recover strength after a stroke to then go to a rehab hospital. The nursing home gave him Seroquel along with a host of...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/10/03/seroquel-quetiapine-side-effects-are-disastrous/

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Anti-Anxiety Pills Linked to Likelihood of Dementia


Anti-anxiety agents and sleeping pills may put older people at increased risk for dementia. That is the conclusion of a long-term French study of senior citizens. Over 1000 men and women were recruited in the late 1980s. They were 65...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/10/03/anti-anxiety-pills-linked-to-likelihood-of-dementia/

 

Low Vitamin D Hastens Death Among Seniors


Older people with low blood levels of vitamin D seem to die earlier than their peers with normal levels of this vitamin. The study included more than 2,500 African-American and Caucasian elders between 70 and 79 years old. Blood levels...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/10/03/low-vitamin-d-hastens-death-among-seniors/

 

Vitamin D No Help Against Colds


Vitamin D was not helpful in reducing the number of upper respiratory tract infections such as colds or flu. The New Zealand researchers recruited more than 300 healthy adults to get either vitamin D or placebo monthly. The first two...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/10/03/vitamin-d-no-help-against-colds/

 

How Helpful Are Beta Blockers?


Beta blocker heart medicines such as atenolol, propranolol and metoprolol are mainstays in the treatment of hypertension and heart disease. An analysis of a registry of 45,000 people with stable heart disease revealed no clearcut benefits of such medication. Researchers...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/10/03/how-helpful-are-beta-blockers/

 

BPA Metabolite as Hormone Disruptor


Bisphenol A, or BPA, is known as an endocrine disrupter. That means it acts like estrogen in the body. BPA is a component of hard plastic and is found in bottles and toys as well as the linings of cans...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/10/03/bpa-metabolite-as-hormone-disruptor/

 



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