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Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Joanne discusses a news story regarding a study that found one can of soda daily can add an extra 10 pounds a year.  She also discussed how bad sodas are for children who dirink them daily.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Joanne discussed a recent news study concerning the cleanliness of hotel rooms.  The study had people with rhinovirus stay in hotel rooms.  After spending the night several objects in the room were tested.  The study found that about 30% of items were contaminated.

Calls

  • Marty has an 18 month old daughter she is wanting to get off of formula.
  • Sue has questions concerning HRT (hormone replacement therapy).
  • Lydia recently strained a muscle in her back.
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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben starts the show discussing a recent report that indicates the trace mineral chromium may reduce the effects of depression.  Ben also discusses recent research that has found vitamin D has anti-viral qualities and may help to prevent the flu.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a news article regarding a survey from the National Foundation for Infectious Disease.  The survey found that 48% of those surveyed are not planning on getting a flu vaccine.  The survey indicated that most of those surveyed thought that the vaccine can actually cause the flu.  The article points out that the vaccine is made from a dead virus and cannot give people the flu.  Howvever, Ben points out other negatives associated with the vaccine such as cancers and mercury toxicitiy.

Callers

  • Brian asks for some nutritional ways to ease the symptoms of M.S. (multiple sclerosis).
  • Kurt has been experiencing chronic ear infections.
  • Georgie has two questions the first concerns HDL and LDL ratios.  Next he asks for a nutritional plan to treat macular degeneration.
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Nurse Joanne Conaway fill in for Dr. Wallach.  Joanne discusses a recent research study that looked at sugar consumption and correlations to mental illness.  The Norwegian study found that teens who consumed the greatest amounts of sugary drinks had a higher percentage of mental illnesses.  She also discussed a study that found teens who drank high amounts of sodas increased their risk of bone fractures by as much as 300%.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss a recent study that found 75% of adults in the U.S. are sleep deprived.   Increasing their risk for decreased appetite, weight gain, diabetes, lowered immune system and even depression.  Another study also found that 1 in 6 adults have trouble falling asleep and 4.5% of those use either herbal remedies or relaxation techniques to solve their sleep troubles.

Callers

  • Michael has questions concerning Wallach's vertigo.
  • Claude asks Joanne about cardiomyopathy.
  • Brian has been diagnosed with M.S. (multiple sclerosis).
  • Gifford has questions concerning the impending Codex (nutrient ban).
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