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.
- 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.