Scientists report that intestinal microbes affect our overall health. In this interview airing 5/28/22, learn about managing the microbiome.
In Memoriam: Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners In Health responded to the Ebola epidemic of West Africa. He died far too young.
In these interviews, we discuss PFAS, known as forever chemicals. Consumer Reports found them in some but not all restaurant food wrappers.
In this week's interview, a high-powered study called VITAL revealed that vitamin D and omega-3s can reduce the risk of autoimmune diseases.
Have financial incentives undermined the value of evidence-based medicine when it comes to pharmaceuticals? Our interview 4/30/22 tells how.
This week we interview two scientists who describe the benefits of tart cherries for mental alertness and physical stamina.
People who report near death experiences often find that their lives have changed permanently, with new values and no fear of death.
Is it possible to practice safer sex even in the middle of a pandemic? Dr. Ina Park tells how people can manage this challenge.
Biologists have observed wild chimps treat wounds with crushed insects. Hear about this on our radio show airing 4/9/2022.
Interviews for this show (4/4/22) focus on harm reduction. Is this a better approach than the war on drugs?
In this interview, Rob Dunn discusses how humans' search for food with delicious flavors shaped our evolution and continues to do so.
Research now reveals a link between COVID and Diabetes. Millions of people could now be at risk for type 2 diabetes because of long COVID.
It is easy to listen to a podcast of The People's Pharmacy radio show. Every download will empower you to take control of your own health.
In this week's radio show, we interview a patient advocate and a headache specialist about new treatments for migraine headaches.
Stress from a death or divorce can trigger broken heart syndrome (also called takotsubo). Listen March 12 to learn about this cardiomyopathy.
Although PPIs like omeprazole are immensely popular, there are natural ways to treat heartburn. Tune in to the broadcast 3/5/22 to learn more.
A Consumer Reports analysis found about one-third of cooking spices are contaminated. How can you find out which ones are safe?
Ross Douthat describes the challenge of managing chronic pain due to Lyme disease. In addition, Dr. Sean Mackey reveals useful approaches.
An autoimmune condition called Graves' disease results in an overactive thyroid gland. Our guests discuss symptoms and treatments.
The trillions of tiny organisms that make up our microbiota have a profound influence on our health. Learn about their care and feeding.