People's Pharmacy Alerts: November 2011

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As much as we look forward to Thanksgiving and Christmas, this time of year can be fraught with unexpected hazards. For one thing, there is the traveling to gather with family and friends. Planes, trains and buses can be incubators... (Read More)
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Q. I am a Podiatrist, and I would like to comment on toenail fungus and treatment. When you write, "Home remedies don't always work," you imply that sometimes they do work. This is untrue. Home remedies rarely work. There are... (Read More)
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Visitors to this website have been complaining about lip balm addiction for years. Here is one example: Q. Is there any help for dry, chapped and peeling lips? I use lip balm constantly, but it only helps for a little... (Read More)
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In our brand new book about medical mistakes we have a chapter titled "Top 10 Screwups Doctors Make When Prescribing." Here is our Top 10 list: 1. Failing to disclose drug side effects 2. Creating obstacles to reporting symptoms 3.... (Read More)