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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 17 July 2007

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Monologue

Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben starts the show discussing menopause and hot flashes. Outlining several strategies for dealing with the various symptoms of menopause.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a recent news story concern salt. Ben discusses the importance of salt in the diet as well as the ratio of sodium to potassium.

Callers

  • Mildred has questions concerning constipation.
  • Wendy asks Ben about a young girl who has chronic eczema.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 16 July 2007

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Monologue

Dr. Wallach starts todays show discussing a plan by the American Veteranarian Association.  The plan is to bring their knowledge of common diseases in the animal world that also occur in humans.  Hoping to work with the CDC to prevent many common health challenges with nutrition and supplementation as is done in veteranary medicine.  Doc asserts that he hopes it works but will be surprised as he tried the same thing back in the 1960's and the mainsteam medical industry wasn't interested.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a couple of news stories cocerning doctors in trouble.  The first concerns a doctor in the UK who led a study in the late 1990's that linked MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccines to autism.  The effect of his research was a 10% drop in vaccinations of children.  Now the General Medical Coucil is bringing charges of professional misconduct against him.   The second article concerns a Virginia doctor who has been charged with 16 counts of drug trafficking.  One patient was getting 1600 pills a day.

Callers

  • Joanne has questions concerning her son who suffered a stroke and has a history of seizures.
  • Jack wants to try and controll his diabetes through diet and nutrition only with using drugs.
  • Joe is suffering from a chronic cough.
  • Kathy's heels are painful when she first gets up in the morning.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 13 July 2007

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Monologue

Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing arthritis and the NSAID (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) drugs usually prescribed.  Asserting that these only treat a symptom and don't actually address the cause.  Recommending nutritional alternatives as ways to deal with arthritis.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss the most recent TV ad from Pfizer for thier NSAID drug "Celebrex".  Doug plays the audio voice-over portion of this ad and points out that most of the ad is about the side effects.

Callers

  • Dick has questions concerning the treatment of osteoporosis.
  • Lonni has two questions the first concerns pancreatitis.  Second she asks if the plant derived minerals could be used to alleviate cravings for someone trying to quit smoking.
  • Janie asks Dr. Wallach about spots she sees appearing on hear skin after sun exposure.
  • Amy has two questions the first concerns the use of "Arthrydex" for ferrets.  Second she has questions regarding food allergies.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 12 July 2007

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Monologue

Dr. Wallach discusses his most recent book "Wallstreet for Kids" that teaches children about entrepeneurship and business.  Also mentioning the Youngevity product the "Jumbo Brain" pack for better memory and cognitive abilities.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent study concerning the longevity of people living in Hawaii compared to those on the mainland.  The study funded by the pharmaceutical industry found that the average life expectancy in Hawaii is 81.3 years while those on the mainland live an average of 77.9 years.  The drug experts claim this is due to better access to new medications.  But other age researchers disagree point to life style choices as the reason for the longevity.

Callers

  • Chris's mother has low blood pressure and is suffering from fainting spells.
  • Scott has been diagnosed with Peyronies disease and his doctor wants to perform a surgical procedure.
  • Carol's mother has been diagnosed with colitis.
  • Mary has two questions the first concerns her lactose intolerance.  Second she has questions regarding her sister's bunions.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 11 July 2007

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Monologue

Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Joanne discusses a book by New York Times Medical reporter Dan Hurley called "Natural Causes".  In his book Hurley claims their is no need for nutritional supplementation.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss a recent study done at the University of Pennsylvania.  The study found that the common practice of giving children daily antimicrobials for chronic urinary infections did not prevent future infections.  In fact the practice actually increased the risk of contracting resistant infections.

Callers

  • Alicia has questions concerning leg cramps at night.
  • Mary asks Joanne about the "Killer Biotic" product and dairy allergies.  She also asks about the validity of taking baking soda for good health.
  • Dr. Larry asks "how does someone determine which Youngevity products they need"?

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 10 July 2007

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Monologue

Dr. Wallach discusses the importance of teach children about how to run a business.  Also discussing the importance of a good memory and outlines the uses of Youngevity's "Jumbo Brain Pack".

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news story out of China.  The former director of China's State FDA was executed this week for taking bribes from drug companies.  Doug and Doc joke that maybe this form of justice should be adopted in the U.S.

Callers

  • Terri has questions concerning a friend who has re-occuring breast cancer.
  • Celeste relates a medical horror story involving the medical industry.
  • Ralph has been diagnosed with myloplastic syndrome.

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