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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 18 June 2007

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Monologue

Dr. Wallach mentions the fact that many health experts are saying that most Americans will not live as long as their parents or grandparents.  These "experts" contend that this is for a variety of reasons, however Doc disagrees.  Contending that nearly all of the health challenges that are common today are a direct result of nutritional deficiencies.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning a New York city doctor infected withhepatitis C.  The doctor an anesthesiologist is linked to at least three recent cases of disease.  New York City Health Department officials are now trying to contact some 4500 additional patients that have come in contact with the doctor in the past 4 plus years.

Callers

  • Susan has a Yorkie with a damaged eye.
  • Judy has two questions the first concerns a friend with declining eyesight.  Second she has questions regarding her son who is suffering from chronic fungal infections on his body.
  • Verdell is trying to get rid of toenail fungus.
  • Mary has had great success using the "Cocogevity" product from Youngevity, but asks Dr. Wallach for product without caffeine.
  • Joe has a friend diagnosed with low kidney function and kidney stones.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 15 June 2007

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Monologue

Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a news story regarding the financial woes of Ford Motor Co.  The company is experiencing dire financial trouble mainly because of the extremely high cost of healthcare for it's employees.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning recent research at the University of Arizona.  Researchers found that giving mice a pine extract they were able to prevent the structural remolding of the heart associated with congestive heart disease.

Callers

  • Steven's dog has been diagnosed with panosteitis.
  • Arthur is experiencing severe pain in his leg and ankle.
  • Russell asks Dr. Wallach about PH levels in his stomach in relationship to digestion.
  • David has had a reoccurrance of lymphoma.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 14 June 2007

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Monologue

Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben starts the show discussing some of the results to come out of the 15 year "Women's Health Iniciative" study.  Specifically discussing problems with HRT (hormone replacement therapy) used to treat women's menopause symptoms.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss two weight loss drugs currently in the news.  The first is the obestiy drug Rimonabant which was unanimously rejected by an FDA advisory panel citing safety concerns.  Next they discuss the FDA's approval of the over-the-counter weight loss drug "Alli" marketed by GlaxoSmithKline.  The drug is basically a lower dose form of orlistat with side effects of diarrhea, upset stomach and rectal leakage.

Callers

  • Michelle's mother has been diagnosed with lung cancer that has moved into her bones.
  • Sean has a 10 month old baby diagnosed with acid reflux.
  • Amy has questions concerning hydrocephalus.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 13 June 2007

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Monologue

Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a recent news story concerning a report on the quality of healthcare across the U.S.  Several states were listed as providing the "worst" care.  Other states were listed as having the "best" quality of healthcare.  There was also a correlation between the worst states and the average length of life of people residing in those states.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two news stories concerning doctors in the news.  The first story concerns a Navy doctor who is accused of video taping the sex acts of midshipmen and the dates in his home.  Second Doc and Doug discuss a story regarding St. Joseph Hospital in Orange County California.  Apparently twice in the past six months surgeons have performed "wrong-stie" surgeries one of which was not documented on the patients medical chart.

Callers

  • Michael has been experiencing pain from his sacrum.
  • Angie has increasing ocular pressure and is headed towards glaucoma.
  • Tommy has a dog with a severe skin rash.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 12 June 2007

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Monologue

Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Joanne discusses a news story concerning the vitamin D3.  The Canadian Cancer Society is starting an awareness campaign to prevent cancer.  The campaign is to inform Canadians of recent research that has linked vitamin D3 and cancer prevention.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss a news article concerning a new Alzheimer's drug.  The drug taken in the form of a milkshake is called "Ketasyn".  The drug contains fatty acids that the liver metabolizes to provide energy for brain cells.  In clinical trials the drug has produced small boosts in mental function.

Callers

  • Mike has ankle joints that pop and crack when he walks.
  • Willy is experiencing memory loss.
  • Randy is suffering from GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease).

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 11 June 2007

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Monologue

Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben starts the show discussing a recent research study that found a link reduced risk of cancer and blood levels of vitamin D3.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a clinical trial of the weight loss drug Zimulti marketed by Sanofi-Aventis.  During the trial panel advisors for the FDA reported a consistantly higher incidence of psychiatric adverse events, neurological adverse events and seizures in those taking the drug compared to those on a placebo.

Callers

  • Bill has been experiencing vertigo.
  • Wayne is suffering from severe abdominal pain and weight loss.
  • Betty has questions concerning deep vein thrombosis.
  • Ann asks Ben if the Youngevity product "Ultimate Classic" has calcium.

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