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Listen To Our Podcast: 882 Unexpected Side Effects


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: Sometimes promising medications turn out to have terrible side effects. The diabetes drug...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/12/01/882-unexpected-side-effects/

Did Glass in Atorvastatin Pills Damage Stomach?


By now you should have heard that the huge Indian generic drug company, Ranbaxy, finally agreed to halt production of its generic Lipitor (atorvastatin) because somehow glass particles got into the production line. Dozens of lots involving goodness knows how...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/12/03/did-glass-in-atorvastatin-pills-damage-stomach/

Reader Tests Raisin Remedy


Q. I don't know if anyone other than me thought the gin-raisin remedy had to be an idea that the companies made up to sell their products. I decided to prove you WRONG, and I made up a batch with...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/12/03/reader-tests-raisin-remedy/

Is Shingles Shot Worth It?


Q. I am 69 and my sister is 71. We don't remember ever having chicken pox. I have asked two doctors if you can get shingles if you never had chicken pox. I got two different answers. The same thing...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/12/03/is-shingles-shot-worth-it/

Super Sale on Stocking Stuffers


It is time to think about affordable gifts for the holidays, so why not take advantage of our super sale. We have three "Holiday Gift Bundles" that will provide you with great, cost-effective healthy gifts for those you care about....

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/12/03/super-sale-on-stocking-stuffers/

Arthritis Remedies Make Holiday Gift for Mother


Q. My mother has been sending me newspaper clippings with your remedies for years. I hate to admit it, but I didn't keep all of them. Now she is desperate for the grape juice and pectin remedy to ease arthritis...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/12/03/arthritis-remedies-make-holiday-gift-for-mother/

Instant Coffee Stopped Bleeding


Q. I fell on a tour in Central and South America and a woman rushed to my aid from her post at the jewelry store. She started packing dry instant coffee onto my mooshed-up shin, assuring me she was a...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/12/03/instant-coffee-stopped-bleeding/

Join Us on Facebook


Are you following us on Facebook? If not, here's what you could be missing: In addition to important health news updates and links to health research and news you can use, you too can be a part of the conversation....

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Searching for a Solution for Stage Fright


Q. I love acting, but I suffer from stage fright. My doctor prescribed propranolol to ease my anxiety during a play. Fortunately, I experimented during the final days of rehearsal. The first night, I couldn't remember where I put my...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/12/03/searching-for-a-solution-for-stage-fright/

Sugar and Milk Can Trigger Acne


Q. I have acne and it seems that every time I eat anything with sugar I break out. It also seems that milk makes me break out. Is this all in my head or does diet make a difference for...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/12/03/sugar-and-milk-can-trigger-acne/

Bump in the Road for Beta Blockers


Beta blockers are among the most trusted and most prescribed drugs in the pharmacy. Medications such as atenolol (Tenormin), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol) and the granddaddy of them all, propranolol (Inderal) have been taken by tens of millions of patients for...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2012/12/03/bump-in-the-road-for-beta-blockers/

Listen To Our Podcast: 882 Unexpected Side Effects
Did Glass in Atorvastatin Pills Damage Stomach?
Reader Tests Raisin Remedy
Is Shingles Shot Worth It?
Super Sale on Stocking Stuffers
Arthritis Remedies Make Holiday Gift for Mother
Instant Coffee Stopped Bleeding
Join Us on Facebook
Searching for a Solution for Stage Fright
Sugar and Milk Can Trigger Acne
Bump in the Road for Beta Blockers

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