People's Pharmacy Alerts: April 2010

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Sometimes discoveries are made by serendipity. Several years ago we received the following message from a reader of our syndicated newspaper column. We incorporated it into our Q&A format and it was published on February 5, 2007. *********************** Q.... (Read More)
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We are dumbfounded! No one gets out of medical school without learning about a class of blood pressure medications called ACEi (angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors). These are among the most commonly prescribed drugs in the pharmacy. We estimate that... (Read More)
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We stirred up a hornets' nest of controversy with our editorial column about prescribing the cholesterol-lowering drug Crestor for healthy people with normal cholesterol levels. What got people so excited was the idea of putting statin-type medications in salt shakers... (Read More)
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Six years ago we first heard about putting soap under the bottom sheet to prevent leg cramps. We thought it was ridiculous, but this remedy seemed to fit our motto: "might help, won't hurt and is affordable." We wrote about... (Read More)
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Learn how to treat a cough in this video with Joe Graedon.... (Read More)
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Learn how to cope with seasonal allergies in our video.... (Read More)
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Several months ago we heard from a reader that soaking her feet in vinegar and Listerine cleaned up her toenail fungus: +++++++++++++++++++ "When I read your article about soaking the toes in vinegar and Listerine every day, I figured I... (Read More)
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Learn prevention tips and common cold remedies in this video with Joe and Terry Graedon.... (Read More)