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The Health Effects of Beta Blockers and Natural “flavors” –

Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Joel Wallach beginning the show discussing a story that the FDA has approved beta blocker drugs for rosacea a skin condition. Then outlining the many terrible side effects caused by beta blockers. Also contending there are natural ways to deal with rosacea.

Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a news article concerning “natural flavors”. Explaining the differences between natural and artificial flavors. Also stating why the artificial and natural flavors are added to foods. Doug and Ben assert that people should avoid the processed foods that contain these flavorings.

Carmen’s mother has been diagnosed with a tumor she also has hypertension and type 2 diabetes.

Bellamy has questions concerning a friend diagnosed with viral encephalitis.

Reed has had hiccups for over a year.

Kat has a friend who has high blood calcium levels and her doctors told her to stay away from calcium rich foods and supplements.

original air date – 2015-01-14