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Dr. Wallach discusses a recent meeting between President Bush and the CEO's of America's leading auto manufacturors.  One of the main topics of discussion was the ever increasing cost of healthcare.  In fact the auto makers contend they spend more on healthcare for their employees than on the steel used to make the cars.

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Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent news story concerning the flu vaccine.  The FDA is now warning parents to watch their children immediately after getting the flu vaccine Tamiflu for symptoms of delirium, hallucinations and other unusual psychiatric behaviors.  There has been an alarming increase in these side effects among children in the past year.  So much so the FDA has ordered a warning label change.

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  • Jerry has questions concerning muscular dystrophy.
  • Evelyn has a friend diagnosed with lymphoma cancer.
  • Margie has questions concerning MS (multiple sclerosis) and muscular dystrophy.
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Dr. Wallach discusses a recent news article concerning the happiness of women.  The article centered around a survey that many women ages 35-54 were not happy for a variety of reasons.  However, 70% weren't happy due to concerns related to healthcare or themselves or family members.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent study from Duke University.  The study invoolved data from 21,000 patients between 1986 and 2004 that found black heart disease patients died at a high rate than white patients.  The study also found that whites were 12% more likely to get a coronary bypass within 30 days of cardiac catheterization than blacks.

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  • Richard's wife has been diagnosed with bladder cancer that may have moved to her lungs.
  • Linda is having difficulty sleeping due to sleep apnea.
  • Sonja has two questions the first concerning P.K.U. babies.  Next she has a friend undergoing chemotherapy and the friend's feet are turning black.
  • Alice has been diagnosed with a peripheral neuropathy in her feet.
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Dr. Wallach discusses the fact the "Baby Boomer" group is 80 million strong and moving into the later stages of their lives.  Doc asserts that as they age doctors will increasing want to perform a variety of surgical procedures such as hip and knee joint replacement.  He contends that these are not necessary if people have good diets and a good nutritional supplement plan.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a couple of news articles regarding germs.  The first concerns an article concerning a microbiologist that took swab samples from two different cars.  Finding literally thousands of germs on the seats, dashboards and floorboards.  The second article regards a recent push by the WHO (World Health Organization) to get hospital staff to use an alcohol solution to clean their hands instead of soap and water.  The hope is to reduce the 1.4 million infections contracted daily in hospitals throughout the world.

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  • Alex has a daughter diagnosed with ADD.
  • Loni has I.B.S. (irritable bowel syndrome).
  • David has questions concerning water filtrationl.
  • Cricket has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia.
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