The People’s Pharmacy
By Joe and Terry Graedon
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Everything from home remedies to the latest breakthrough drugs are discussed on The People's Pharmacy. Pharmacologist Joe Graedon and medical anthropologist Terry Graedon talk to leading experts to discuss issues relating to drugs, herbs, home remedies, vitamins and related health topics.
||Show 993: Obamacare Successes and Failures||Americans frequently boast that we have the best health care in the world. While that may be debated in some quarters, no one doubts that our health care system is the most expensive. What makes American health care so pricey,||14 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Show 992: Overcoming Vertigo||Dizziness is a common problem, but not easily diagnosed. A little lightheadedness could be a reaction to dehydration or blood pressure medication. But when the room is spinning, walking can become difficult or even dangerous. A fall,||7 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Show 991: New Dietary Guidelines for Americans||Every five years, the US Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services collaborate on producing Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These are supposed to tell us what we should be eating. They are also used to shape institutional food choices,||30 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Show 990: Diet and Lifestyle as Gene Therapy||We are all born with certain genes that help determine our height and the color of our eyes as well as our likelihood of developing certain diseases. The genes don't change, but their activity can change significantly in response to living conditions.||23 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Show 989: The Mediterranean Zone Diet||The Zone diet popularized by Dr. Barry Sears was one of the earliest to emphasize the importance of balancing protein, fat and carbohydrate consumption at every meal. Dr. Sears pioneered the idea that the food we eat is more powerful than any drug in c...||15 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Show 988: Spices for a Healthy Life||Turmeric, the yellow spice in curry and yellow mustard, has an active component called curcumin. This compound is the subject of more than 7,500 studies that show it has anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer activity. How Does Curcumin Work?||9 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|