By: The People's Pharmacy December 18, 2014 0 Comments
    Show 974: Toxin ToxOut

    Living in the modern world means being exposed to a great many chemical compounds, from those in our shampoo to the ones that make up that unforgettable┬ánew-car smell. The safety of many of these com…

    By: The People's Pharmacy December 11, 2014 9 Comments
    Show 973: The Pros and Cons of Generic Drugs

    The FDA has insisted for years that generic drugs are identical to their brand-name counterparts. Physician and medical historian Jeremy Greene writes: "Generic drugs never were--and still are not--ex…

    By: The People's Pharmacy December 4, 2014 26 Comments
    Show 972: New Pathways to Overcome Chronic Back …

    At some point during our lives, most of us will have at least one episode of back pain. Sharp or dull, the pain can come on at an unexpected moment and dominate our lives for days or weeks, until it d…

    By: The People's Pharmacy November 26, 2014 1 Comments
    Show 804: The Power of Rest

    Is rest a waste of time? Many of us think so, but burning the candle at both ends has its costs. Eventually, the result is burnout along with physical and emotional exhaustion. Balancing Rest and Acti…

    By: The People's Pharmacy November 20, 2014 4 Comments
    Show 971: Conquering the Root Causes of Chronic …

    According to a new global survey, older adults in the United States take more drugs for more chronic health problems than seniors in ten other countries. Why do so many people suffer with chronic illn…

    By: The People's Pharmacy November 13, 2014 11 Comments
    Show 970: Health News Update on Hydrocodone and …

    Hydrocodone Painkillers Last month, the Drug Enforcement Administration changed its classification of hydrocodone containing pain relievers. The new rules will make it more difficult for some patients…

    By: The People's Pharmacy November 6, 2014 29 Comments
    Show 969: Magnesium the Neglected Mineral

    Are you deficient in magnesium? Chances are you've never thought about it. Magnesium is a fascinating mineral that every cell in the body uses for a variety of activities. Yet very little attention is…

    By: The People's Pharmacy October 30, 2014 0 Comments
    Show 968: Strategies for Overcoming Infertility

    Many couples struggle to conceive. Even healthy young couples may be less likely to have success with conception than is commonly believed. Without using protection of any kind, such a couple might ex…

    By: The People's Pharmacy October 23, 2014 27 Comments
    Show 967: Technology for Better Hearing

    More than 30 million Americans have trouble hearing as well as they would like. Some assume there is nothing that can be done to help them, while others imagine that their hearing loss is not so great…

    By: The People's Pharmacy October 15, 2014 33 Comments
    Show 966: The Benefits of Butter

    For decades, Americans have been warned to step away from the cheese and leave the butter untouched. Saturated fat was believed to clog the arteries and lead to heart attacks and early death. But what…

    By: The People's Pharmacy October 8, 2014 4 Comments
    Show 965: Is Your Doctor Lying to You?

    Dishonesty in Health Care Health care, it seems, is not immune to the dishonesty that prevails in many other parts of society, whether it is the polite lie that someone looks good (despite a hospital …

    By: Terry Graedon October 1, 2014 10 Comments
    Show 964: Should You Go Gluten Free?

    Gluten has become a household name in the last few years, with many crackers, cereals and other food products advertised as gluten free. What is gluten, and should you be avoiding it? In the past, the…

    By: Terry Graedon September 25, 2014 14 Comments
    Show 963: Easing Joint Pain without Surgery

    Playing a sport, leading an active lifestyle or taking an unexpected tumble can lead to joint injuries such as a sprained ankle or a torn rotator cuff in the shoulder. Sometimes joints just start comp…

    By: Terry Graedon September 22, 2014 23 Comments
    Show 962: Taming the Beast in the Belly (Inflamm…

    More than a million Americans suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are usually considered autoimmune conditions, although it is not necessarily clear wh…

    By: Terry Graedon September 11, 2014 17 Comments
    Show 961: Botanical Treatments in Dermatology

    Do home remedies have a role in skin care? Dan Siegel, MD, says that dermatologists can find a lot of medicinal uses for botanical products, and that helpful home remedies are great. Find out about th…

    By: Terry Graedon September 6, 2014 6 Comments
    Show 960: Mastering the Maze of Health Care Bure…

    Most of us have experienced the frustration of a phone tree that seems designed to keep us from speaking to the person who could actually do what needs to be done. Have you ever considered the impact …

    By: Terry Graedon August 30, 2014 54 Comments
    Show 907: Ticks, Fleas & Mystery Disease

    Most people are familiar with tick-borne diseases such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever or Lyme disease. But other diseases transmitted by ticks and fleas and biting flies may be flying under the radar…

    By: Terry Graedon August 23, 2014 6 Comments
    959 Farmacology: What Farmers Can Teach Us About…

    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: An ever-increasing appreciation of the complexity of ecosys…

    By: Terry Graedon August 16, 2014 16 Comments
    958 Flipping the Food Pyramid Upside-Down

    People often hold fast to their favorite dietary dogma and get annoyed if it is challenged. But lately there has been a great deal of controversy about the best diet for good health, especially for pe…

    By: Terry Graedon August 9, 2014 2 Comments
    957 Help and Hope for ALS

    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: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is better known as Lou …

    By: Terry Graedon August 2, 2014 3 Comments
    956 Beat the Heat and Stay Healthy This Summer

    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: Hot summer temperatures can be uncomfortable for anybody, b…

    By: Terry Graedon July 26, 2014 11 Comments
    955 Surviving Cancer Against All Odds

    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: What can we learn from people who have experienced spontane…

    By: Terry Graedon July 19, 2014 4 Comments
    954 Treating Cancer with Healing Sound

    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: Getting a diagnosis of cancer is an extremely stressful exp…

    By: Terry Graedon July 12, 2014 5 Comments
    953 Controlling Cancer with Unexpected, Inexpens…

    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: Cancer will soon surpass heart disease as the leading cause…

    By: Terry Graedon July 5, 2014 10 Comments
    952 Why Is Flying Safer Than Health Care? Develo…

    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: Airplane crashes are extremely rare, because the airline in…

    By: Terry Graedon June 28, 2014 7 Comments
    951 Why We Eat More Than We Think

    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: Does your mood affect how much you eat? While serious depre…

    By: Terry Graedon June 21, 2014 10 Comments
    950 Overcoming Addiction with Science and Compas…

    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: Tens of millions of Americans abuse alcohol, tobacco or dru…

    By: Terry Graedon June 14, 2014 4 Comments
    949 Summertime Remedies for Safe Grilling and E…

    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: When you put the burgers on the grill for Father's Day or 4…

    By: Terry Graedon June 7, 2014 12 Comments
    948 Superbugs, Stethoscopes and New Technologies…

    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: Do you take antibiotics for granted? Many of us do. After a…

    By: Terry Graedon May 31, 2014 22 Comments
    911 Leaky Gut and an Immune System Run Amok (Arc…

    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: Susannah Meadows's son was only three years old when he dev…

    By: Terry Graedon May 24, 2014 9 Comments
    Show 947: Why Overdosing on Sugar Could Be Killi…

    The dogma that weight control is a simple matter of "eat less, exercise more" has dominated debates about the obesity epidemic for decades. Yet the frightening prevalence of excess weight, especially …

    By: Terry Graedon May 17, 2014 8 Comments
    946 Could an Inexpensive Drug Cure Hard-to-Treat…

    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: It's hard to enjoy life to the fullest when you can't catch…

    By: Terry Graedon May 10, 2014 15 Comments
    945 Vitamin Pills and Aspirin for Prevention: A …

    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: Over the last several months a number of studies have found…

    By: Terry Graedon May 3, 2014 12 Comments
    944 Dr. Susan Love Tells You What You Need to Kn…

    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: Over the last several years, enormous controversy has erupt…

    By: Terry Graedon April 26, 2014 2 Comments
    943 When Less Is More in Medical Care

    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: The new guidelines brought forth by the American Heart Asso…

    By: Terry Graedon April 19, 2014 101 Comments
    808 New Approaches to Treating Tinnitus (Archive…

    Tinnitus, often referred to as ringing in the ears, can be a terrible problem. The sufferer hears a sound that no one else perceives, whether it is hissing, booming, buzzing, chirping or clicking. It …

    By: Terry Graedon April 10, 2014 27 Comments
    842 Health & the Environment

    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: How does our exposure to the environment affect our health?…

    By: Terry Graedon April 5, 2014 3 Comments
    942 Your Exercise Prescription for Good Health

    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: Exercise is more powerful than any wonder drug at preventin…

    By: Terry Graedon March 29, 2014 11 Comments
    941 How Toxins in Your Food Could Change Your Ch…

    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: We are accustomed to thinking about heritable conditions an…

    By: Terry Graedon March 22, 2014 7 Comments
    940 Patient Safety Lessons from the Skies

    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: Worldwide attention has been riveted on the fate of a Malay…