Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach. Joanne begins the show discussing a the Federal Trade Commission's recent scrutiny of Kevin Trudeau and his promotion of a weight loss product. Citing that in past cases involving pharmaceuticals that are known to have severe negative side effects the FTC has done nothing.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss a recent study that found an increased risk of death in patients receiving drug-coated stints. The study found that patients getting a drug-coated stint in an emergency situation were five times more likely to after two years than those receiving the bare metal stints.
- Mary has questions concerning fibromyalgia.
- Winnie has been diagnosed with osteo-arthritis of the spine.
- Michael is want to learn natural ways of controlling cholesterol levels.