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This Week's Radio Show: 912 Dirty 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:  Last year, millions of Americans wondered whether their cholesterol-lowering drug was safe. The...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/07/27/912-dirty-medicine/

Asthma Inhalers (Albuterol) vs. Caffeine


Q. I ran this morning and was having trouble breathing and felt tightness in my chest. I took 2 puffs of my expired inhaler because it was all I had. It did not help. I just drank about 10 oz....

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/07/24/asthma-inhalers-albuterol-vs-caffeine/

Transient Global Amnesia (TGA) & Lipitor


 (from 1997 through May 15, 2012) by Duane Graveline, M.D.,  MPH FDA has opened the shelves of MedWatch to those of us wishing to review for ourselves the status of statin adverse drug reports (ADRs). This has been all the...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/07/24/-adverse-drug-reports-for-lipitor/

Invitation to the Peoples Pharmacy Online Store


The People's Pharmacy has been your trusted healthcare advocate and advisor for more than three decades. Through our award-winning public radio program, nationally syndicated weekly newspaper column, and bestselling books, we strive to give you the information you need to make informed decisions...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/07/24/-invitation-to-the-peoples-pharmacy-online-store/

Home Made Deodorant Recipe


Q. Over a year ago I found a simple formula online that works even better than the deodorant stone! It is simply 1/4 cup baking soda, 1/4 cup arrowroot powder (don't substitute cornstarch) and 1/4 cup coconut oil. Mix together...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/07/24/home-made-deodorant-recipe/

Health Headlines:

Could Breakfast Save Your Life?


Eating breakfast and avoiding midnight snacks could reduce men's risk of a heart attack. That is the conclusion of a large epidemiological study of male health professionals. More than 26,000 veterinarians, pharmacists, podiatrists, dentists, optometrists and osteopaths volunteered for this...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/07/24/-could-breakfast-save-your-life/

 

Oral Decongestants Linked to Rare Birth Defects


 Pregnant women are frequently warned to avoid medications because they might be harmful for the fetus. But over-the-counter drugs are often perceived as safe, even during pregnancy. A new study suggests that women should avoid oral decongestants because of a...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/07/24/-oral-decongestants-linked-to-rare-birth-defects/

 

FDA Warns Public About Bogus Diabetes Treatments


Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes. Now the FDA is cautioning them not to fall for nonprescription products making false promises. The agency has sent warning letters to the makers of about two dozen treatments being sold for blood sugar...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/07/24/-fda-warns-public-about-bogus-diabetes-treatments/

 

Breathing for Blood Pressure Bombed in Study


People with high blood pressure are sometimes advised to reduce stress and breathe slowly from the diaphragm. To help people learn how to slow their breathing there is an FDA-approved medical device called RESPeRATE. It offers biofeedback on breath frequency...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/07/24/-breathing-for-blood-pressure-bombed-in-study/

 

Vitamin D Linked to Functional Ability


Numerous studies suggest that low vitamin D levels are linked to a higher risk of falls and broken bones in older people.  Perhaps that's because this hormone cum vitamin is critical for maintaining muscle mass and strength. Dutch researchers have...

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2013/07/24/-vitamin-d-linked-to-functional-ability/

 


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