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A vitamin-D conundrum in Australia
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 07:00:00 -0700
People’s Pharmacy also hears from readers about eating raisins to reduce nighttime bathroom visits and using bar soap for cramps.
Study: Family caregivers for elderly need help, too
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 06:30:00 -0700
People who help elderly family members with three or more personal tasks a day devote almost as much time per month to caregiving as they would two full-time jobs.
Will cherry juice help you sleep?
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 07:00:00 -0700
People’s Pharmacy on tart cherries as a source of melatonin; the power of soy sauce for kitchen burns; and vitamin B-12 deficiency.
Can yoga help Parkinson’s patients?
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0700
The focus on yoga as a possible therapy for Parkinson’s stems from its gentleness and its emphasis on breathing, strength and flexibility.
Go with the (whole) grain
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 14:52:08 -0700
As a nation, we certainly eat more refined grains than is good for us, but whole grains are a different story. A new study found that people who ate the most whole grains gained significant health benefits.
Sorry kids: Docs urge flu shots, not nasal spray, this year
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:35:04 -0700
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kids may get more of a sting from flu vaccination this fall: Doctors are gearing up to give shots only, because U.S. health officials say the easy-to-use nasal spray version of the vaccine isn’t working as well as a jab. Needle-phobic adults still have some less painful options. But FluMist, with its […]