Peanut allergy can be lethal. Is there a way to desensitize people with
an oral medication? An allergy doctor from Duke thinks there may be.
It’s well known that sleep deprivation can interfere with productivity,
alertness and even immune function. But did you know many Americans are
so tired that it interferes with their love lives?
High blood pressure increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes. A
wide range of medications have been developed to treat it, but some
people have to take several pills to try to get their blood pressure
under control. Animal research suggests that acupuncture may make blood
pressure medicines more effective.
Pediatrician Alan Greene, MD, from www.drgreene.com will make a
housecall on The People’s Pharmacy and answer a question about
children’s health.
We’ll also answer listeners’ questions about prescription drugs,
over-the-counter medicines, dietary supplements and home remedies. To
participate, call 888-472-3366
Guest: Wesley Burks, MD, Chief of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology,
Duke University Medical Center.

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