How do I keep my gallbladder from developing stones?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

Drinking coffee and exercising each day can keep the gallstones away. Find out what else can help prevent gallstones as Dr. Oz explains in this video.

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