By: Joe Graedon March 27, 2004 0 Comments
    #492 Open Lines

    The FDA is asking for a stronger warning on antidepressant drugs like Prozac and Paxil. What's behind this caution? FDA has also issued new guidelines about mercury in Fish. To help us understand this…

    By: Joe Graedon March 19, 2004 0 Comments
    #A-115 Overcoming Obesity

    Recent reports show that obesity is closing in on tobacco as our nation's #1 preventable killer. Over the last two decades obesity has increased substantially. Studies show that between 1999 and 2000 …

    By: Joe Graedon March 13, 2004 0 Comments
    #490 Avoiding Alzheimer’s Disease

    It is estimated that four million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's. Once we reach 85 years of age one fifth us will have dementia. How can you prevent this disastrous outcome? Can ridding the brain o…

    By: Joe Graedon March 6, 2004 1 Comments
    #489 Breathing for Good Health

    Although most of us take breathing for granted, paying attention to breathing can affect our energy level, our blood pressure and even help control asthma. On this show we will find out how the simple…

    By: Joe Graedon February 21, 2004 0 Comments
    #487 Open Lines

    Scientists in Seattle are exploring the connection between antibiotics and the risk of breast cancer. We'll also talk with a researcher who has investigated how infection and fever in infancy might pr…

    By: Joe Graedon February 20, 2004 0 Comments
    #A-111 Hazards in the Environment

    Our genes may predispose us to some health problems, and others are triggered by environmental toxins. But how do our genes affect our reactions to compounds in the air, water or food? Asthma is one e…

    By: Joe Graedon February 15, 2004 0 Comments
    #486 Diabetes & the Mind Body Connection

    Diabetes has become a worldwide epidemic. What are the latest treatments and dietary guidelines? How does stress affect blood sugar and how can it be overcome? These are just some of the issues we wil…

    By: Joe Graedon February 7, 2004 0 Comments
    #485 Restoring Sexual Excitement to Marriage

    Our society seems obsessed with sex, but intimacy has become a lost art. Too many couples are focused on having sex instead of making love. They may find their relationship eventually loses its sizzle…

    By: Joe Graedon January 31, 2004 0 Comments
    #484 The Anatomy of Hope

    How do people prevail in the face of serious illness? Hope, or despair, can make a huge difference in survival. For some patients, hope and tenacity can result in a medical miracle. According to Dr. J…

    By: Joe Graedon January 30, 2004 2 Comments
    #A-108 Calming Anxiety in a Stressful World

    Over 25 million Americans currently suffer from some form of anxiety. If you or someone you know is easily upset, fearful or anxious, this show will offer options to alleviate that distress. Mindfulne…

    By: Joe Graedon January 24, 2004 0 Comments
    #483 Open Lines

    Can you take too much acetaminophen (Tylenol)? People assume that this over-the-counter pain reliever is perfectly safe. But it is estimated that more than 50,000 emergencies occur every year because …

    By: Joe Graedon January 17, 2004 0 Comments
    #482 The Estrogen Experiment

    When the enormous experiment called the Women's Health Initiative determined that postmenopausal women taking Prempro were at higher risk of heart disease, stroke and dementia, many doctors were aston…

    By: Joe Graedon January 10, 2004 0 Comments
    #481 Open Lines

    Dr. Dean Edell is called America's Doctor because he makes house call to millions of people over the radio every day. Dr. Edell is heard on more than 400 radio stations across the country. His new boo…

    By: Joe Graedon January 9, 2004 0 Comments
    #A-105 Autism

    More and more children are being diagnosed with autism or a related disorder. They have difficulty relating to family or friends. This is a mysterious condition with no clear cause and no cure. But th…

    By: Joe Graedon January 4, 2004 0 Comments
    #480 Open Lines

    Ephedra will soon be taken off the market. What took the FDA so long? Also, we will discuss the implications of mad cow disease. A new study shows that an anti-viral drug called valacyclovir can preve…

    By: Joe Graedon December 27, 2003 0 Comments
    #479 Essentials for Highly Healthy People

    Highly healthy people have certain things in common. You might be surprised to learn that one of the most important is forgiveness. For optimal health, you need to look beyond your cholesterol and blo…

    By: Joe Graedon December 20, 2003 0 Comments
    #478 Faith and Medicine

    What role does spirituality play in healing? When we face a health crisis it often challenges us to examine our most profound beliefs. We will examine the importance of trust and connection with our h…

    By: Joe Graedon December 14, 2003 0 Comments
    #477 Fighting Flu, Overcoming Colds & Manag…

    How bad is this year's flu epidemic? Now that the vaccine is almost gone, what else can you do? Can echinacea do anything for the common cold? How will the new Medicare legislation change seniors' hea…

    By: Joe Graedon November 29, 2003 0 Comments
    #475 Protecting Your Vision

    How careful are you when it comes to saving your sight? Do you take the right vitamins and minerals? Researchers have demonstrated that certain nutrients can protect your eyes from damage. Do sunglass…

    By: Joe Graedon November 23, 2003 0 Comments
    #474 What’s Really in the Bottle?

    Herbs and dietary supplements are immensely popular, but there is minimal oversight to make sure consumers are really getting what they think they are buying. Studies have shown that there are sometim…

    By: Joe Graedon November 15, 2003 0 Comments
    #473 Open Lines

    Which diets work best--low fat, high carb--or low-carb high protein? The data is in and we will fill you in. The lines are open for your calls and questions: (888-472-3366).…

    By: Joe Graedon November 14, 2003 0 Comments
    #A-99 Itching and Other Skin Problems

    What makes a mosquito bite itch? Why are some people plagued by dry, itchy skin? Are they are solutions? We will talk to two renowned dermatologists about itching, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, dandr…

    By: Joe Graedon November 1, 2003 0 Comments
    #472 Applying Sports Psychology to Everyday Life

    We've all seen sports greats like Michael Jordan make extraordinary feats look easy. How does an Olympic athlete get ready to make that perfect dive? Can we learn anything from sports psychology to he…

    By: Joe Graedon October 31, 2003 0 Comments
    #A-98 Fighting Phobias and Fears

    Do you walk around ladders instead of under them? Does Friday the 13th make you nervous? What about black cats, spiders, snakes or other creepy, crawly creatures? Today on People's Pharmacy Friday we …

    By: Joe Graedon October 25, 2003 0 Comments
    #471 Common GI Problems

    Heartburn, acid reflux, indigestion, sour stomach...whatever you call it, it's not nice! We will discuss the best approaches to heartburn, gas, constipation and other common digestive disorders. Now t…

    By: Joe Graedon October 24, 2003 0 Comments
    #A-97 Driving and Distraction

    Do you change CDs or fiddle with the radio while driving? What about talking on your cell phone? How dangerous is it to drive and do other things? Multi-tasking behind the wheel can contribute to acci…

    By: Joe Graedon October 18, 2003 0 Comments
    #470 Plastic and Hormones

    Plastic is essential to our way of life. It protects football players and bike riders by providing safe head gear. We depend on plastic in computers, telephones and all manner of food and beverage con…

    By: Joe Graedon October 17, 2003 0 Comments
    #A-68 Headache Relief

    If you get a headache when you are under stress, on deadline or staring at a computer for hours on end, find out how to alleviate the pain. What's the difference between a tension headache and a migra…

    By: Joe Graedon October 11, 2003 0 Comments
    #469 Medicare Misadventures

    What is the future of Medicare? For 38 years it has provided access to hospitals and doctors for older people. Now politicians want to add a prescription drug benefit, but they don't seem to know how …

    By: Joe Graedon October 10, 2003 0 Comments
    #A-96 Indoor Air Quality

    We like to believe our home is our castle, but how safe is the air inside our houses? Although we spend 65 percent of time at home, we may be exposed there to unseen dangers. Mold, mildew and other po…

    By: Joe Graedon October 4, 2003 0 Comments
    #468 Open Lines

    Should you be taking vitamins? Will your supplements interact with your medicines? When is the best age for a baby to start eating cereal and mashed bananas? We explore the health news and take your c…

    By: Joe Graedon September 30, 2003 0 Comments
    #467 Hormone Deception

    Could everyday products be affecting our hormonal balance? With PCBs showing up in farmed fish and pesticides in fresh produce, some people wonder how to find food that's fit to eat. Many chemicals in…

    By: Joe Graedon September 20, 2003 0 Comments
    #466 Open Lines

    How should you dispose of old medicines? Experts are debating the proper methods. There are now two treatments for baldness, Propecia and Rogaine. A new study shows which works better. We explore the …

    By: Joe Graedon September 13, 2003 0 Comments
    #GK-21 The Science Behind the Fitness Craze

    Staying fit is one of the most important health promoting activities, but all the advice can get confusing. How can you exercise safely? How much is enough and how much might be harmful? Do you need a…

    By: Joe Graedon September 6, 2003 0 Comments
    #444 Risk Factors Beyond Cholesterol

    Half of all heart attack victims have normal cholesterol levels. Researchers are looking into many other risk factors that often go undetected and untreated. For example, inflammation is now considere…

    By: Joe Graedon August 30, 2003 0 Comments
    #465 Helping Children with ADD Become Happy Adul…

    Millions of children are being diagnosed with attention deficit disorder (ADD). The inability to focus in the classroom leads to frustration for children, teachers and parents. Drugs like Ritalin, Add…

    By: Joe Graedon August 16, 2003 0 Comments
    #463 Open Lines

    New research on HRT is more discouraging than ever. We will bring you up-to-date on the latest studies. You will also learn about disappointing data about a natural approach to lowering cholesterol. W…

    By: Joe Graedon August 15, 2003 1 Comments
    #A-91 Congestive Heart Failure

    This mysterious disease is on the rise. As coronary heart disease declines, heart failure is becoming ever more common. Do you know what causes heart failure and how to prevent it? We will find out wh…

    By: Joe Graedon August 8, 2003 0 Comments
    #A-80 New Treatments for Schizophrenia

    When a person starts talking to someone you can't see or answering voices you can't hear, it can be very scary. Visual and auditory hallucinations could be a sign of schizophrenia, a mental disorder t…

    By: Joe Graedon August 2, 2003 0 Comments
    #462 Diabetes Update

    Why are young children developing adult onset diabetes? Are there important advances in the treatment of this common and dangerous disease that will help diabetics live healthier lives? We will explor…