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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:
If you have ever wondered whether there is a good way to take fewer prescription medicines and treat more of your everyday ailments with natural approaches, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog has good news for you. She reviews the evidence on herbal and botanical remedies and reassures us that many common health complaints are best treated at home. She tells us how to treat colds, coughs and fevers in children and adults–and how to tell if a fever is serious enough to call for medical attention. She also reviews simple treatments for tummy troubles and other problems. Dr. Low Dog offers sensible, down-to-earth advice on staying healthy at home.
Guest: Tieraona Low Dog, MD, is Director of Fellowship for the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona. She has served as Chair of the United States Pharmacopeia Dietary Supplements–Botanicals Expert Committee. Her new book is Healthy at Home: Get Well and Stay Well without Prescriptions, from National Geographic.
Her website is www.drlowdog.com
If you would like to read the book and listen to the interview, check out our Listen & Read offer. In addition to the philosophy of appropriate self-reliance, you’ll get the detailed recipes of how to make simple treatments for home-based self-care.
The podcast of this program will be available the Monday after the broadcast date. The show can be streamed online from this site and podcasts can be downloaded for free for four weeks after the date of broadcast. After that time has passed, digital downloads are available for $2.99. CDs may be purchased at any time after broadcast for $9.99.