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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 14 August 2006

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Monologue

Dr. Wallach discusses the growing problem of obesity in the U.S.  Citing his book "Hell's Kitchen" as a good resource for learning more about this ever widening problem.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a couple of recent news articles.  The first concerns a report done by the Harvard School of Public Health that links weight gain to the sugars found in most popular drinks.  Researchers believe that just one extra soda a day can add as much as 15 pounds a year.  The next article concerns a recent move by Indian officials to ban Coke and Pepsi products from India due to high levels of pesticides in the products.

Callers

  • Betty's husband has been experiencing pain in his shoulders.
  • Linday has a dog with hip dysplasia her vet wants to do surgery and she is looking for alterantives to surgery.
  • Debbie (email) has been diagnosed with degenerative disk disease.
  • Billy has a diabetic brother with peripheral neuropathies.
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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 11 August 2006

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Monologue

Pharmacist Benjiman Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben explains how the new Youngevity product "Slender FX" works to aid in weight loss.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a recent news article concerning serotonin reuptake inhibitors.  Ben discusses how serotonin is made and used in the human body.  Doug outlines the various side effects associated with trying to get off of these types of antidepressants.

Callers

  • Carolyn has questions concerning proper digestion.
  • Neil is a long time diabetic who has questions regarding pancreas and kidney function.
  • Lydia asks Ben about RSD (reflex sympathetic dystrophy).
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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 10 August 2006

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Monologue

Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben discusses a couple of news articles the first concerns a study that found the drug Lipitor in high doses reduced the risk of strokes.  Ben asserts that although that is true Lipitor also greatly increases the risk of bleeding.  The second article is about the 8 foods that cause 90% of the food allergies suffered by 11 million Americans.  Ben also discusses the virtues of eating eggs for good health and a boosted immune system.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs continue discussing eggs and their important role in good health.

Callers

  • Andre has two questions the first concerns his daughter who is a diabetic suffering neuropathies in her feet.  Next he asks Ben about a one year old with congenital ear canal closures.
  • Evora also has two questions the first concerning a friend who had polio as a child.  Second she has questions regarding her sister who has interconnective tissue degeneration.
  • Barbara has been diagnosed with extreme fibromyalgia.
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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 09 August 2006

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Monologue

Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben discusses a recent news article tauting fruit as a good alternative for sweet snacks.  Ben disagrees asserting that the fruit does have good nutrients and fiber.  But that fruit is loaded with sugar.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug and Ben discuss a news article concerning a done at the Scripps Research Institute.  The study was looking into ways to shut down the "hunger hormone" ghrelin.  Researchers beiieve that regulation of this hormone could lead to an obesity vaccine.

Callers

  • Peggy's mother-in-law has a chronic cough and elevated white cell count.
  • Pamela has questions regarding greying hair and mineral deficiencies.
  • Roy has been experiencing inflammation in his feet.
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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 08 August 2006

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Monologue

Dr. Wallach discusses the problem of obesity and weight gain in America.  Citing the statistic that nearly two thirds of American adults are over weight and one third are obese.  Asserting that the various fad diets won't work if people don't deal with the root cause.  Doc recommends his "Hell's Kitchen" book as a resource that explains why this epidemic has occurred an the U.S.  Also recommending the "Ferret Fat Pack", "Nature's Whey" nutrition bars, "Chocolate Lover's Dream Diet" and "Slender FX" as possible solutions to weight loss.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two recent news articles.  The first concerns a report put out by the American Academy of Pediatrics.  The reports states 24,000 children a year are treated in hopitals for injuries received while riding in a shopping cart.  With two thirds of those injuries involving the head and neck.  Next Doug and Doc discuss a study done by researchers at Yale University.  The researchers exposed fetal mice to frequent and prolonged ultrasounds.  Discovering that the ultrasounds disrupt brain development in the unborn mice.  Previous studies also found brain anomalies linked to ultarsound use in human fetuses.

Callers

  • Shawn was recently diagnosed with Grave's disease.
  • Ann has discovered a soft tumor on her pelvic bone.
  • Kathy has three questions, the first regarding the safety of microwaving eggs.  Next she asks Dr. Wallach if it is ok to use powdered milk in her "Nature's Whey" shakes.  Finally Kathy asks about a 140 pound dog that is suffering seizures.
  • Ginny is a alcoholic looking for a non-chemical to quit the booze.
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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 07 August 2006

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Monologue

Dr. Wallach discusses a National Institute of Health report on salt.  The report claims that with all of the added salt to pre-processed foods there is no need to add salt to food.  Citing theories that salt causes water retention, increases risk of hypertenion and heart disease.  Doc disagrees contending that salt along with the 90 essential nutrients will not cause the afore mentioned health challenges.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug discusses a  couple of recent news articles.  The first is a Consumer Report on the quality of nursing homes.  The report stated that not-for-profit homes provided a better quality of care than did for profit homes.  Niether type of nursing home actually fared very well by Consumer Report standards.  With for profits meeting the standard of "good quality" 2% while the not-for-profits meeting that standard 7.3% of the time.  The higher care quality in the not-for-profits was attributed to more staffing and registered nurses as staff rather than nurses aids.

Callers

  • Becky has a friend in a vegatative state with a feeding tube and wonders if it would help to give the friend liquid nutrients.
  • Linda asks Dr. Wallach about uterine fibroids.
  • Al has a dog that is losing it's teeth.
  • Rick has questions concerning osteoarthritis.
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