Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a news article that contends one out of three dollars spent on healthcare in Canada is wasted. From unnecessary procedures and drugs that do no good. He also cites several statistics concerning waste in the U.S. medical system. Contending that people should educate themselves about healthcare and avoid the system.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a report from the American Heart Association. The report is calling on doctors to work with patients to educate them about healthier lifestyles in order to prevent chronic illnesses. The researcher Bonnie Spring asserting that most doctors are quick to write prescriptions rather than get at the root cause of health challenges because it's not covered by insurance.
- Rita has friend with several health challenges including Lupus, asthma, fatty liver disease and hyperthyroidism.
- Kelly was diagnosed with Crohn's disease several years ago.
- Renee has a friend who recently suffered an aneurysm in her brain.
- Jonna asks Doc about the risks involved with colonoscopies.
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