What Distractions Do To Your Brain & What You Never Knew About Your Pharmacy


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Pay attention! Stay focused. Do one thing at a time. We have all been told these things yet now more than ever, distractions are everywhere. So how exactly do you keep your attention focused? Is it really necessary? If so, what are the benefits? Here to explain why this is so important is journalist and bestselling Johann Hari who has traveled the world to discover the latest research on attention and focus. Johann is author of the book Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention - And How to Think Deeply Again (https://amzn.to/3Mfsp12).

Do all the different over-the-counter pain relievers work about the same or is there a real difference? Why do OTC cough medicines work so poorly? What should you ask your doctor before you agree to take a new medicine? These are just a few of the questions tackled by my guest Joe Graedon. Joe is a pharmacologist who has spent his career making drug information understandable and accessible to consumers. He is author of the book The People's Pharmacy (https://amzn.to/3sDlg2G) and his website is:https://www.peoplespharmacy.com/

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