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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben starts the show discussing a recent story regarding deep fried "Coca Cola".  Outlining the various health problems associated with drinking coke much less frying.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a couple of news stories.  The first concerns the Walt Disney Co. and a recent move to lower fat and sugar contents in packaged foods that carry the images of Mickey and friends.  Next Doug and Ben discuss a study done by the National Institute of Mental Health concerning the side effects of Ritalin on children under the age of 6.  The drugs have only been approved for children 6 or older and the study was conducted by researchers with financial ties to the makers of these psychiatric drugs.

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  • David has questions concerning the filtering of water.
  • Mark has been recently diagnosed with Grave's disease.
  • Karen has a friend trying to wean off of drugs for schizophrenia.
  • Joseph asks Ben to outline a good nutritional supplement plan.
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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben Fuchs starts the show discussing former FDA Lester Crawford pleading guilty to conflict of interest charges.  Ben also talks about how various pharmaceutical drugs interact with nutritional supplements.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a news article concerning flu vaccines.  Apparently, in Maryland and other state health officials are trying "drive-thru" vaccine stations.  Recommending the shots for the elderly and children as well as people with depressed immune systems.

Callers

  • Don has two questions the first concerns his wife's diagnosis of anemia and has been told to take iron supplements.  Second Don asks about his own diagnosis of an internal hemmoroid.
  • John has been diagnosed with a low platlet count.
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Monologue

Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Joanne discusses several diseases that are attributed to nutritional deficiencies.  Outlining how various nutrients will help prevent certain disease states.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss a recent government report says that the benefits of seafood outweigh the risks.  The risks being the toxins such as mercury found in a lot of fish these days.  The benefits being the omega 3 fatty acids found in many popular fishes.

Callers

  • John has questions regarding an elevated PSA (prostate specific antigen).
  • Mike has questions concerning celiac disease.
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