How Plants Make Medicine

2020-06-03T23:55:39+00:00

Most people believe that medications are synthetic substances that the FDA has approved for the clinical treatment of disorders, without realizing they were derived from a plant. Thousands of FDA-approved medications began as natural plants and

How Plants Make Medicine 2020-06-03T23:55:39+00:00

36 Foods that Contain Aspirin

2020-07-02T19:29:01+00:00

Ingredients similar to aspirin were extracted from meadowsweet and willow bark centuries ago, bit in 1899, salicin was altered into a patentable drug called aspirin which is abbreviated as ASA for “acetylsalicylic acid.”  Notice the

36 Foods that Contain Aspirin 2020-07-02T19:29:01+00:00

Green Apples and Your Brain

2020-07-21T19:02:24+00:00

When I was chopping up green apples to put into my chicken salad, I wondered two things: 1) Does anyone else realize that apples are brain food? 2) Do all of you see your food

Green Apples and Your Brain 2020-07-21T19:02:24+00:00

Even Baby Aspirin Has Risks

2020-04-06T17:53:48+00:00

Dear Readers,A few weeks ago newspaper headlines called aspirin therapy into question. Currently, almost one third of older Americans take a baby aspirin every day to help prevent heart attacks. And a new study, the

Even Baby Aspirin Has Risks 2020-04-06T17:53:48+00:00

Headaches Driving You Nuts? Eat Some For Pain Relief

2020-04-15T18:20:23+00:00

"Dear Pharmacist,My dad used to eat almonds all the time, he said it helped with his headaches and joint pain. I inherited this condition, lucky me... and I’m not sure if they work or not

Headaches Driving You Nuts? Eat Some For Pain Relief 2020-04-15T18:20:23+00:00

Use Caution When Stopping Meds

2009-06-11T11:58:34+00:00

Dear Pharmacist, I had a staph infection and was in the hospital. Upon release, I was prescribed an antibiotic and then another. My pharmacist warned me not to stop taking the drug, but it made

Use Caution When Stopping Meds 2009-06-11T11:58:34+00:00
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