Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the 15 million plus people that are injured or killed by the medical industry each year in the U.S. Asserting that people should become "do-it-yourselfers" when it comes their health. Contending that everyone should take responsibility for their health.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a couple of recent news stories. The first concerns a research study that found people taking statin drugs to lower LDL cholesterol had an increased risk of getting cancer. Second Doug and Doc discuss another study that found men who had their cancerous prostate removed by a surgeon who had performed less than 250 of the procedures had a 40% increased risk of a relapse.
- Nick's son has been diagnosed with OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) and anxiety and his doctor wants to prescribe drugs.
- Judy's daughter experienced accreta placenta during her last pregnancy and had difficulty during delivery.
- Ada has a friend with acid reflux.
- Bobby has a friend who is experiencing severe hot flashes.