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Is Cinnamon Toxic to the Liver?

Cassia cinnamon contains coumarin, which can damage the liver. Without coumarin, Ceylon cinnamon does not seem to be bad for the liver.

Joe Graedon - July 15, 2024

Unorthodox Home Remedies for Chiggers Ease the Itch

Terry Graedon - July 14, 2024

Will Ginger Help You Avoid Motion Sickness?

Terry Graedon - July 14, 2024

What Are the Consequences of Excess Zinc?

Terry Graedon - July 14, 2024

Can NSAIDs for Pain Harm Your Kidneys?

Terry Graedon - July 10, 2024

Show 1391: Key Steps for Healthy Feet

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Key Steps for Healthy Feet

Find out about the best steps for healthy feet. Listen and call in your questions and Dr. Jane Andersen, podiatrist, will answer.
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Marvelous Medicinal Mushrooms (Archive)

In this episode, learn about medicinal mushrooms that can modulate the immune system or possibly reduce the risk of dementia.
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