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Herbal Medicine

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There might be somethingmissing from your diet- even if you're eating all local foods and whole grains.Herbalist Guido Maseacute; thinks we suffer from lsquo;wild plant deficiency syndrome.' Hesays herbs, weeds, and other plants used to be a regular part of our diet andhis new book, The Wild Medicine Solution, aims to help us get them back on themenu.

We'll talk to Guido Maseacute; andtake your calls and questions. We'll also hear from Dr. Louis Kazal about howto talk to your doctor about herbal medicine.

Post your questions orcomments about herbal medicine here or email them to vermontedition@vpr.net.

Also in the program, a lookat how the cost of higher education has changed in the last few decades. Wetalk with Don Vickers, the CEO of theVermont Student Assistance Corporation, who is retiring after 42 years in highereducation financing.

Plus, bestselling author Jodi Picoult lives in New Hampshire, and we got a chance to talk with her. She will give a reading tomorrow (3/21)at the Maple Street School in Manchester, VT at 6:30 PM.