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Health in a Heartbeat

Audio The Potential Powers of Turmeric
May 25, 2017


Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHave you heard of turmeric [TOO-mer-ick]? It’s the main spice in curry and is commonly found in Asian, Indian, Pakistani and Persian cuisine. Besides adding flavor and color to dishes, this yellow-tinted wonder has helpful medicinal properties. Turmeric has been used to reduce stress, extinguish heartburn, aid the digestive […]

Animal Airwaves

Audio Doing your due diligence fighting heartworms
May 1, 2017


Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt’s mosquito season, which recalls the life-threatening effects of heartworm disease. So if you’re the parent of a dog, cat or ferret, listen up. Adult heartworms living inside dogs or wild canids—that is, their natural hosts—produce offspring that travel in the blood. Feeding mosquitoes ingest these larvae, then inject […]