Where was your medicine made? China, India, Mexico or Slovakia? Foreign made meds fill pharmacy shelves. What happened to made in the USA?
Smearing Vicks VapoRub on the soles of the feet offers remarkable relief for a nighttime cough. We even think we know why it works!
Drug Side Effects
Will taking a big dose of vitamin D alleviate nighttime leg cramps or trigger them? The answer may vary from one individual to another.
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Women who frequently experience urinary tract infections are eager to find natural approaches. Many readers report that D-mannose can be useful.
Glucosamine and chondroitin supplements taken to alleviate joint pain may increase your cholesterol. What else can you use for pain relief?
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
What do you know about low dose naltrexone (LDN) for pain? This drug has been around for decades and it just might help some people in pain.
Too much earwax? Wearing ear buds or hearing aids can make this problem worse. One unusual trick to remove earwax is with a laxative.
Many people believe that ivermectin is taming COVID in India and Japan. Sadly, though, COVID is surging in those countries. What happened?
The evidence keeps accumulating that as little as half a tablespoon of olive oil a day can have huge health benefits. Are you getting enough?
Is your garage too jammed to hold your car? How full are the closets? Find out the difference between collecting and hoarding disorder.
Insurance data show that youngsters under 18 have been coming down with diabetes after they recover from COVID-19 infections.
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N95 masks can help protect you from breathing virus particles. The Omicron variant is so contagious you need N95s even if vaccinated/boosted!
Triclosan is suspected hormone disruptor. Now scientists report that it also interacts with intestinal microbes in troublesome ways.
Fluvoxamine (Luvox) has been marketed as an antidepressant since 1984. New data suggest it may help against COVID-19. What about ivermectin?
The FDA finally responded to our questions about itching after stoping Xyzal or Zyrtec. Why aren't people warned about this on OTC labels?
Drug Side Effects
We go into hospitals hoping to be healed. Too often people are harmed in the hospital by preventable mistakes. Learn how to protect yourself!
Israel is administering a 4th COVID shot to people with compromised immune systems. Health care workers are guinea pigs for an extra booster.
You don't have to take a PPI like omeprazole to ease heartburn symptoms. Other medications and nondrug approaches like baking soda can help.
Are you anxious, confused and worried? Headlines have been scary. How can you manage anxiety and deal with depression?
Dr. Cassandra Quave travels the world in her quest for nature's next medicines. Her work in ethnobotany is producing medications from plants.
Anti-fogging sprays and wipes have become popular for people who must wear masks, but some contain PFAs that may be endocrine disruptors.
The Omicron variant is driving infections rates skyward. To avoid complications like long COVID, wear an effective mask and get vaccinated.
Plants like thyme and oregano produce compounds that give them their special smell and taste. They also have medicinal uses.
Drug prices are going up! Surprised? We didn't think so. Politicians keep promising to lower high drug prices and keep failing miserably.
Hiccups usually go away by themselves, but when they persist you may worry about hiccups. Will the doctor recommend digital rectal massage?
Do strong proton pump inhibitors raise the risk for catching COVID-19 or developing stomach cancer? Should PPIs for heartburn remain OTC?
The pros and cons of quinine make tonic water a challenging choice for many people in their fight against leg cramps. What else works?
Millions of people take antidepressants for anxiety, arthritis, depression, nerve pain or fibromyalgia. Are they told how to stop duloxetine?
Drug Side Effects
One side effect of St. John's wort, photosensitivity, can be harmful to vision. People may wish to consider other ways to manage depression.
Omicron is creating lots of new COVID questions? Is it really less dangerous? What about long COVID after Omicron? Where are the COVID tests?
Investigators from Walter Reed Army Institute of Research are testing a universal vaccine to provide immunity against all coronaviruses.
People with lactose intolerance may suffer significant digestive distress when they consume dairy products. Gut microbes contribute.
Some customers think a pharmacist's job description only involves putting pills from big bottles into little ones as fast as they can.
We often associate aging with chronic illnesses. In this broadcast, learn how centenarians in a remote Chinese village stay healthy. Will you adopt their life lessons?
Drugs commercials want you to "ask your doctor" for an Rx. Ads for cancer drugs are very persuasive. How can the FDA permit this? Stop them!
Drug Side Effects
Is lower blood pressure always better? Many people think that 120/80 is ideal but older people may be at risk for dementia if diastolic BP goes too low.