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This Week's Radio Show: 891 Life as Your Best Medicine


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: Dr. Tieraona Low Dog is one of the country's most knowledgeable experts on...

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Are You Following Us on Twitter?


When you follow The People's Pharmacy on Twitter, you'll be among the first to know when new information is posted on our website. Tell at a glance if it is something you want to know more about. And get access...

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Meloxicam (Mobic) Side Effects & Complications


Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) are among the most popular drugs in the pharmacy. Millions of people swallow ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, etc) and naproxen (Aleve) that they buy without a prescription. Doctors also prescribe NSAIDs in large quantities. Some of...

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Heartburn Symptoms Eased by Apple Cider Vinegar


A listener reports his experience using apple cider vinegar to alleviate symptoms of heartburn...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/01/26/heartburn-symptoms-eased-by-apple-cider-vinegar/

Leg Soap for Bursitis, Cramps, Knees & RLS


We have been collecting some amazing soap stories over the last few years, but the ones below are more impressive than most: "For several years now I have been putting a bar of soap in my bed under the top...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/01/31/soap-for-bursitis-cramps-knees-rls/


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Overloading Doctors May Put Patients at Risk


Speedup can cause plenty of stress on a factory assembly line, but it can also cause problems in healthcare. It may even put patients' lives in danger. That's the conclusion from a scientific survey conducted by Johns Hopkins researchers. More...

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Breast-Sparing Treatment Has Better Outcome for Breast Cancer


Women might be surprised to learn that a less invasive treatment offers a better outcome for early-stage breast cancer. The study included 112,000 women in a cancer registry who were followed for an average of nearly 10 years. The small...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/01/31/breast-sparing-treatment-has-better-outcome-for-breast-cancer/

 

Choosing a Treatment for Prostate Cancer


Men with prostate cancer have difficult choices to make about their therapy. The two most common options are surgical removal of the prostate or radiation. Until now, radiation has been perceived to have fewer complications that interfere with quality of...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/01/31/choosing-a-treatment-for-prostate-cancer/

 

Overactive Bladder Drug Goes Over the Counter


The Food and Drug Administration has announced that it has approved over-the-counter sale of a medication for overactive bladder. The ingredient in the patch, which will be sold as Oxytrol, is oxybutynin. It has long been available by prescription under...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/01/31/overactive-bladder-drug-goes-over-the-counter/

 

Getting Brominated Vegetable Oil Out of Beverages


A Mississippi teenager has achieved amazing success with her online campaign to get the brominated vegetable oil out of popular beverages. Sarah Kavanagh launched a petition in November; this week Pepsi announced it will be reformulating citrus-flavored Gatorade to get...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/01/31/getting-brominated-vegetable-oil-out-of-beverages/

 

Can You Get a Workout Raking Leaves?


At this time of year, people renew their gym memberships to shed excess holiday pounds. But old-fashioned work might be just about as good. A study from Bellarmine University and the Oregon State University included 6,000 Americans. It found that...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/01/31/can-you-get-a-workout-raking-leaves/

 


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