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Can You Wreck Your Kidneys With NSAID Pain Relievers?

Can NSAIDs damage the kidneys? If you try to protect your stomach from NSAID damage with a PPI, will you increase kidney damage?

Joe Graedon - April 21, 2024

Will Special SLS-Free Toothpaste Prevent Canker Sores?

Terry Graedon - April 21, 2024

How Can You Use Beets for Better Blood Pressure?

Terry Graedon - April 21, 2024

Don’t Let Gas Ruin Your Marriage

Terry Graedon - April 21, 2024

Vitamin B12 Deficiency Can Cause Cognitive Problems

Terry Graedon - April 18, 2024

Show 1382: What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer

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What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer

Listeners ask what they need to know about prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. Drs. Armstrong and Koontz bring us up to date.
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How to Eat Less Plastic

Two experts from Consumer Reports share the results of their research and tell us how to eat less plastic.
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