Pharmacists pick top health products

June 19, 2013 at 10:38 AM ET

Video: With endless over-the-counter treatment options, it can be difficult to settle on the best products for your ailments, but pharmacists are now offering to help you choose. TODAY contributor Dr. Roshini Raj talks about U.S. News and World Report’s list of top pharmacist-recommended products.

Most of us turn to our doctors when it comes to our health but when it comes to treatment, it’s often the pharmacists who are on the front lines. A recent report from U.S. News and World Report and the trade publication Pharmacy Times lists the top pharmacists-recommended over-the counter medications for 2013-2014.

Gastroenterologist Dr. Roshini Raj says pharmacists play a big role in how we treat illness. She discusses the top-recommended products for colds, coughs, pain and stomach problems.