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Suzy is a graduate of the University of Florida and have been a licensed pharmacist for nearly 20 years. People call her "America's Most ...

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Suzy Cohen

Suzy Cohen

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Copper: It's all  about balance

Copper: It's all about balance

September 12, 2014

Dear Readers: The other day I was eating lunch with a friend and colleague and he mentioned that copper can increase the risk of cancer. This was not the first time I had heard something scary about copper, so I researched it. Just as I suspected, copper is essential to good health. We don't need a lot of copper, but certain healthy amounts are vital and essential to our well-being. It's all about balance!

  • Help for Hashimoto's, hypothyroidism

    August 29, 2014

    Dear Pharmacist: I listened to your Thyroid Summit last June and heard the different doctors talk about medicine, but I'm still unsure what I should be taking. I have Hashimoto's and don't do well on Armour. Can you tell me what is best for me? — J.C., Chicago

  • Uncover root cause of your depression

    August 22, 2014

    Dear Pharmacist: I am saddened by the suicide of Robin Williams. I've dealt with depression on and off for years, and I was wondering if you have any natural suggestions for me to ask my doctor about? — L.C., Gainesville

  • Diuretics: What you should know

    August 8, 2014

    Dear Pharmacist: I have high blood pressure, and my doctor recommended a diuretic and another medicine to relax my blood vessels. Do you think I should take it? — J.S., Sacramento, Calif.

  • Don't be a mosquito magnet

    August 1, 2014

    Dear Pharmacist: Which spray do you recommend for hiking or picnicking outdoors? — T.K., Denver, Colo.

  • Try guayusa for energy and focus

    July 25, 2014

    I didn't like tea growing up, but now it is a passion. I often want a caffeinated drink that isn't coffee. I used to drink a lot of yerba mate tea, because it increases my mental focus and energy. I've discovered guayusa now.

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