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Nurse JoAnn Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  JoAnn discusses recent research on the antioxidant qualities of dark chocolate.  Asserting that chocolate has the highest ORAC value of any food.  Even more antioxidant capacity than fruits and vegatables.

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Doug Winfrey and JoAnn Conaway discuss a study published in the Journal Lancet.  The study looked at fish consumption of nearly 12,000 pregnant British women.  Finding that those who ate at least 2 to 3 servings a week had smarter children with better developmental skills and higher verbal IQ scores.

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  • Maryann has two questions the first concerns lupus.  Second she asks JoAnn about lower back pain.
  • Arlene has questions regarding poor circulation.
  • Mary is a diabetic with poor circulation in her feet.
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Dr. Wallach begins the show discussing brain health.  Outlining several of the Youngevity products that promote good brain health.  Particularly pointing out a recent study that found a correlation between selenium blood levels and memory.

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Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent Swedish study on heart health and coffee consumption.  The study found that women who drank at least 5 cups of coffee weekly had a 32% reduced relative risk of having a heart attack c ompared to women who consumed 0 to 4 cups weekly.

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  • Letti is having problems with ringing in her ears.
  • Mary has a dog that is losing it's hair.
  • Kathy has two questions the first concerns a dog with liver issues.  Second she asks Dr. Wallach about her sinus and allergy problems.
  • Maria was recently diagnosed with gall stones.  She also asks about her husband's cholesterol levels.
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Nurse JoAnn Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.   JoAnn discusses what she calls the "Medicalization of Everyday Life".  Meaning that the medical industry is moving into the everyday life of many people.  In the aspect of people running to the doctor or hospital for every small sniffle or discomfort.

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Doug Winfrey and JoAnn Conaway discuss a recent study that found drugs ads might actually be negatively affecting people's lives.  The study found that 85% of drug ads emphasized gaining control of some aspect of life.  A separate survey found that most doctors will prescribe drugs that aren't appropriate just because the patient asked for the drug.

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  • Norm has a friend diagnosed with sarcoidosis of the lungs.
  • Becky has three questions the first concerns her sister who has been diagnosed with cerebral vasculitis.  Next she asks about her own problem of cysts in her breasts.  Finally she asks JoAnn for a nutritional plan for her 8 year old son who has severe asthma.
  • Alice recently had a mamogram and now her doctor wants to do a biopsy.
  • Robert's son is over weight and also has epilepsy.
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