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April 2012
Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

Coffee, Tea, Or... Diabetes?

Now, percolate on this -- a very recent Harvard study also found that consuming five cups a day slashed the risk for diabetes.

Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

If You Have Asthma, You Can Take a Deep Breath

In fact, I recommend vitamin D as Step 2 in my book, Diabetes Without Drugs because it improves insulin sensitivity more efficiently than some medications. That alone should make you take a nice deep breath.

Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

Tinnitus: What To Do For Ringing In The Ears

Deficiencies of specific nutrients can sometimes affect hearing health: zinc, coenzyme Q10, vitamins D and B12. Also, magnesium -- a mineral in spinach and leafy greens -- has been shown repeatedly to support auditory mechanisms, improve hearing loss and ease tinnitus.

Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

Understanding Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer

If you don’t know anyone with pancreatic problems, think again. Diabetes and even certain digestive problems are huge clues that your pancreas needs help.

Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

‘Tis the Season To Be Healthy

Zinc. This mineral is a strong antioxidant best known for supporting prostate health, but it also happens to neutralize free radicals; it may affect the duration of a cold.

Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

Why Try Chai

Chai starts with black tea, a powerful antioxidant which has anti-cancer compounds in and of itself. The individual spices that make up chai are also medicinally active.

Sherman
Strictly Humor

Critical Humor

No doctor or nurse should be allowed to let their skills loose upon the ill and wounded without a mandatory course in humor. It is often the panacea when anything else bottled, sprayed, injected or otherwise directed at afflicted souls falls short of healing.

Ambord

Navigating Medicare: A Toolkit to Find Answers

The Medicare Rights Center in collaboration with other industry experts has put together a toolkit to help you find answers for those who are Medicare eligible but not yet signed up. It also provides information for those who become eligible while still covered by an employer plan, or a union plan.

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