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Terry Graedon - July 22, 2024

Don’t Forget Your Medications When You Travel

Take care not to forget your medications, and keep them in your carry-on luggage. Stopping medicines without a plan can be risky.

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Terry Graedon - July 22, 2024

Is Sunshine the Best Source for Vitamin D?

The best source for vitamin D is the one that is available. That might be sunshine, or it might be a supplement.

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Joe Graedon - July 22, 2024

Preventing Tick Bites By Wearing Gaiters

Tick bites lead to some very nasty diseases. That's why preventing tick bites is really important when you go out. Gaiters can be helpful.

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Terry Graedon - July 22, 2024

Does Toothpaste with Tartar Control Contribute to Recurrent Canker Sores?

Home remedies may be helpful for recurrent canker sores, they could be a sign of an underlying issue such as celiac disease or an autoimmune disorder.

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Joe Graedon - July 22, 2024

How You Can Use Melatonin to Ease Reflux

Although melatonin is usually sold over the counter as a sleep aid, research indicates it can also help ease symptoms of acid reflux.

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Joe Graedon - July 22, 2024

Listerine NOT Gasoline to Ease Itch From Chiggers

When chiggers bite, the itch is awful. We think gasoline is way too toxic but Listerine may control the itch from chiggers surprisingly well.

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Joe Graedon - July 22, 2024

Safe Ways of Dealing with Swimmer’s Ear

Are there any safe ways of dealing with swimmer's ear? A doctor spanks us for sharing home remedies from readers AND an otolaryngologist!

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Terry Graedon - July 17, 2024

Show 1392: Grappling with the Mysteries of Long COVID

For accurate diagnosis and effective treatment, patients and providers first must learn to navigate the mysteries of long COVID.

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Terry Graedon - July 17, 2024

Are There Toxins in Your Drinking Water?

Some drinking water contains excessively high levels of PFAS. Exposure to certain toxins increases the chance of depressive symptoms.

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Terry Graedon - July 17, 2024

Will Eating Junk Food Put You at Risk for Cancer?

A diet high in junk food like soda pop or salty snacks significantly increases the risk of several types of cancer .