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Nurse JoAnne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  JoAnne the importance of a properly functioning digestive system.  Asserting than the millions of Americans who are over-weight and obese are actually over-fed and under nourished.

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Doug Winfrey and JoAnne Conaway discuss a recent news story regarding a reduction in breast cancer.  Cancer experts have seen a  7% drop in breast cancer rates between 2002 and 2003.  Many believe it is because millions of woman have stopped taking HRT.  Which was linked to an increased risk of breast cancer in the Women's Health Initiative study.

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  • Judy has questions concerning her adult son's chronic ear infections.
  • Don has a niece who is a flight nurse and is suffering from air sickness.
  • Elsie has a testimonial on how well Tea Tree oil worked in solving her chronic ear infections.
  • John has a 16 month old son with chronic ear infections and is curious if the advice given to Judy is the same.
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Nurse JoAnne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  JoAnne starts the show discussing hospital contracted infections.  Outlining that according to the CDC 90,000 Americans die anually from these infections.  Noting that most of the infections are passed on from surfaces such as TV remotes, phones, door knobs, table tops etc.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and JoAnne Conaway discuss a recent news article regarding vaccines and school children.  A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that children who were vaccinated as part of a school program had fewer flu symptoms, less doctor visits and used less medications than children who did not get the vaccine.

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  • Nutice has quesitons concerning periphal neuropathies from diabetes.
  • Barbara asks JoAnne about acid reflux.
  • Aleese has questions concerning chronic fatigue.
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Nurse JoAnne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  JoAnne discusses a news story regarding the halting of a heart drug trial.  The trial was stopped after it became known that the drug increased the risk for fatal heart attacks and some participants died.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and JoAnne Conaway discuss a news story concerning new FDA guidelines on the antidepressant Paxil.  Earlier this year the label was amended to warn of suicidal thoughts in children and adolescents taking the drug.  Now the FDA is considering amending the "black box" warning to patients up to age 24.  As well as recommending all patients regardless of age be monitored especially when starting the drug.

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  • Sue has an 84 year old uncle suffering from severe edima.
  • Becky has questions regarding hormone therapies.
  • Nutice is a type II diabetic asksing for a nutritional plan.
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