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Dr. Wallach discusses the fact that the U.S. ranks 46th among industrialized nations in health and longevity.  Despite the fact that the U.S. spends nearly 75% of the worlds total on health care.  Outlining a recent report that found 15 million Americans are harmed or injured by the medical industry every year.

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Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a couple of recent news stories.  The first story concerns the "weekend effect".  This is a term coined a few years ago when studies found that going to the hospital on weekends increased the risk of death for certain health challenges.  A recent study has found that ischemic strokes can now also be added to that list.  The second story concerns Coca Cola and PepsiCo starting to market "healthy drinks".  Basically sodas with a few nutrients added, but the drinks are still carbonated.

Callers

  • Barbara has been diagnosed with kidney stones.
  • Diane has bone spurs and other symptoms indicating osteoporosis.
  • John has a dog with kennel cough.
  • Ann has a cat diagnosed with lymphoma and is calling Doc to give a progress report.
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Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the epidemic of weight gain and obesity in the U.S. Asserting that no matter what type of diets people use they will not be able to lose weight and keep it off. Contending that the root cause of obesity and weight gain is a mineral deficiency.

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Billy Graff fills in for Doug Winfrey. He and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent report that teens getting suffering from acne actually have worse breakouts while under stress. They also discuss a study showing babies suffering from fetal alcohol syndrome may be helped by choline suppliments.

Callers

  • Janie wants to know how to treat chronic ea infections.
  • Terri has a friend who is anemic and has high muscle enzyme levels.
  • Connie has a friend that has broken a bone and has some pain..
  • Bob's friend has thyroid cancer..
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Nurse JoAnn Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  JoAnn discusses a news report about a new products being marketed by Coca Cola and Pepsico.  The new products are colas fortified with nutrients.  JoAnn contends that this defeats the purpose because the carbonation with cause malabsorbtion.

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Doug Winfrey and JoAnn Conaway discuss a news article concerning CT scans.  A recent study done at the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center found that CT scans don't prevent lung cancer deaths or prevent advanced cases.

Callers

  • Mike has questions concerning drinks that have natural carbonation.
  • Rhonda's son has been diagnosed with Asperger's disorder.
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