Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben starts the show by discussing a research study concern the role of sugar and tumors. The research found a direct correlation between sugar consumption tumor growth. Ben expands by outlining many of the destructive effects of sugar consumption.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug and Pharmacist Ben discuss a recent news story concerning skin cancer. The World Health Organization issued a report that found as many as 60,000 people die annually from skin cancer. Dr. Maria Neira, Director for Public Health and the Environment for WHO advises avoiding the sun and using sun screen. Ben disagrees outlining the various reason for sun exposure such as vitamin D production.
- Judy has two questions the first concerns fibroid tumors. Next she has concerns for a friend who is a postal carrier in severe heat and want s a recommendation of how he can rehydrate.
- Jean has questions concerning the "Slender FX" product.
- Deborah has two 17 year old football players who had heart murmurs during a physcal exam.
- Tracy is a diabetic who has had a swollen foot for over 4 years. But her doctor is unconcerned.