Joe and Terry Graedon have been teaching, writing, and broadcasting information to help people make informed decisions about their health for more than four decades. Joe is an adjunct assistant professor of pharmacy at the University of North Carolina. Terry has a PhD from the University of Michigan in medical anthropology. Together the couple write a popular syndicated newspaper column and are hosts of The People’s Pharmacy public radio program. They are authors of Simple Health Remedies, a monthly newsletter produced with Newsmax Health, and many books, including Quick & Handy Home Remedies.
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There are no conventional medicines to ease the pain of a sting from a bee, wasp, or yellow jacket. [Full Story]
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Smelly feet may not be a sign of poor hygiene. Instead, the odor can result from sweating and bacteria or fungi that thrive in moist conditions. [Full Story]
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