Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben starts the show discussing mineral deficiencies. Asserting that 90% of Americans are deficient in chromium and vanadium. The trace minerals are important in the human body's ability to control blood sugar levels.
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Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a news story about a chain of grocery stores that are now filling prescriptions for certain antibiotics for free. Publix grocery store pharmacies are joining Walmart and Meijer stores in providing antibiotics for free.
- Richard has questions concerning the statin drug Zocor.
- Yossi has questions concerning his gall bladder that his doctor wants to remove.
- Marylin asks Ben about hypothryoid medications.
- Sheryl's son has a gall bladder that is only functioning at about 30%.