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Home Remedies: July 2008

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Dermatologist Amy Wechsler shares with us her advice on treating dry and chapped lips. She disusses what causes chapped lips, and what to avoid to prevent becoming dependent on lip balm. --------... (Read More)
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Dermatologist Amy Wechsler tells us about some warning signs that should send you to see a dermatologist right away. --------... (Read More)
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Dermatologist Amy Wechsler shares her tips for treating oily skin. --------... (Read More)

Hair Loss

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Dermatologist Amy Wechsler talks with us about hair loss, including treating hair loss in women. --------... (Read More)

Treating Warts

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Dermatologist Amy Wechsler discusses with us her favorite ways to remove warts. --------... (Read More)
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Dermatologist Amy Wechsler explains the efficacy of laser hair removal. --------... (Read More)
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Dermatologist Dr. Amy Wechsler discusses with us the most effective ways to treat the excessive sweating known as Hyperhidrosis. --------... (Read More)
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Pediatrician Alan Greene gives us his top three recommendations for pro-active ways to deal with Eczmea. --------... (Read More)
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Pediatrician Alan Greene addresses some concerns about the safety of sunscreens for children, and discusses the safest ingredients to look for when choosing a sunscreen for children. --------... (Read More)
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Pediatrician Alan Greene dicusses some unique ways to treat head lice without using harsh pesticides. --------... (Read More)
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Pediatrician Alan Greene talks us through the most current thinking about the potential risk of Aspirin, Reye's Syndrome, and what the best options are for treating pain and fever in children. --------... (Read More)
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A listener shares her own personal recipe and technique to make a Passion Flower extract to treat her husbands insomnia. --------... (Read More)
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One listener shares his experience using ginger to treat the symptoms of the common cold. Ginger is well known for its beneficial effects on the digestvie tract, but can also ease coughs and colds. --------... (Read More)
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Pediatrician Alan Greene discusses his thoughts on the safety and efficacy of using hand sanitizers for children to prevent colds and the flu. --------... (Read More)
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This listener shares her experience of using a home remedy consisting of cornmeal paste to cure her nail fungus. --------... (Read More)
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A radio listener shares her stepfather's experience with Turmeric for his severe Psoriasis. --------... (Read More)
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One listener shares her experience of using Vicks® VapoRub® in a novel way to treat her severe and chronic cough. --------... (Read More)
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If you click on the white arrow above you will hear an interesting story from Jane, a foot care nurse in Massachusetts. She travels the state taking care of patients with diabetes and other conditions that create all sorts of... (Read More)
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Purple concord grape juice has some anti-clotting effects and can inhibit inflammatory compounds in the blood. It can also produce a modest increase in good HDL cholesterol. Dr. Jane Friedman at Boston University School of Medicine explains her study on... (Read More)
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A competetive sprinter in his eighties shares his favorite home remedy for treating arthritis pain. --------... (Read More)
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This home remedy for curing hiccups sounds delicious. --------... (Read More)
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Hot peppers and spicy food like salsas could provide relief from the discomforts of Psoriasis. --------... (Read More)