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Should you trust your pharmacist?

March 12th, 2016

Episode 115 of 147 episodes

The rules around the sale of pills and potions that promise energised blood and cleaner livers are fast and loose. No proof of actual health benefit is necessary as long as manufacturers keep the promises vague. So why are trusted health professionals giving credibility to these supplements with little or no proven health benefit? Ann Arnold asks can you still trust your pharmacist?

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