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Ear wax - 5 tips to combat it

Q: Which ear drops remove ear wax best? Some people (like yours truly) are enthusiastic earwax producers and ask themselves this question frequently. The medical name for earwax is cerumen, …

Q: I’m taking a medicine that really upsets my stomach. Is there any way to keep it from doing that? You are not alone if you suspect your medicine is upsetting your stomach. As a …

Most consumers assume homeopathic products are “natural” and cannot be harmful, but this is not always true. Homeopathy comes from the Greek word homoios, which means …

Q: When one of my medicines became available as a generic, my insurance plan forced me to switch. Ever since I haven’t felt the same. My doctor insists that it is the exact same medicine, but …

The essential role of Vitamin C

Q: My husband takes 1000mg of Vitamin C when he feels a cold coming on. Does it really help? Yes. Vitamin C does not prevent the common cold but can decrease the symptoms and shorten its …

How to take supplements

A cup of coffee gives me a pleasant lift in the afternoon, but if my husband drinks it after 1 p.m., he can’t sleep at night. While he can enjoy a couple of beers with no trouble, if I have …

Keep padmount transformers clear, debris-free, and accessible

Editor’s note: Following is the second of four weekly columns by Okanogan PUD Public Relations Coordinator Sheila Corson in observance of Electricity Safety Month featuring tips about powerline …

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