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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 1 August 2006

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Monologue

Dr. Wallach discusses a news article concerning the U.S. population.  Later this year the U.S. population will reach 300 million for the first time.  Doc asserts that as the population grows it will continue to put a burden on the healthcare system.   Contending that people should educate themselves to avoid dependence on an already over strained system.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent New York Times news article.  The article centers on the free breakfasts and lunches provided to doctors and their employees by pharmaceutical reps on a daily basis.  On industry group estimates that the drug companies spend $4 million a day and $1 billion a  year on these "free lunches".

Callers

  • Jerome has questions concerning aneurysms.
  • Laura has 3 kittens with F.I.P. (feline infectious peritenitis).
  • Becky asks Dr. Wallach about shingles.
  • Kathy asks if oral chelation is as effective as intravenous chelation.
  • Ron's mother is experiencing leg pain after taking nutritional supplements.
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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 31 July 2006

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Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the recent heat wave across the country and the increasing number of people suffering heat stroke.  Asserting that although the heat definately plays a role a lack of minerals also contributes to heat stroke.  Doc also mentions a recent news article regarding weight loss and the will power it takes to stay on a diet.  Contending that the cravings people have are due to mineral deficiencies and if dieters address that problem the cravings will subside.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent news article regarding the growing "reprocessing" industry in the medical field.  This "reprocessing" refers to the re-using of medical devices that are designed as disposible.  In fact this grew from a $20 million industry in 2000 to $87 million in 2004.  The FDA and hopitals and companies involved in "reprocessing" say the practice is safe while the manufacturors of  "single use" devices disagree.

Callers

  • Margaret is calling back regarding a rash she's having difficulty clearing up.
  • Sheila has a cat diagnosed with colon cancer and another cat with constipation.
  • Rachelle has questions concerning the use of Youngevity's "Slender FX" product.
  • Kim has been diagnosed with a fatty liver.
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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 28 July 2006

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Monologue

Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben dedicates the show to his friend Tommy Cole who recently died from a heart attack at the age of 42.  Ben goes on the importance of proper diet and nutritional supplementation for good heart health.  Ben points out that although forties isn't tradionally thought of as a time to be concerned about heart health.  That's actually the time that damage from life long bad habits begins to show.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug and Pharmacist Ben discuss a recent news article regarding the banning of certain types of plastic.  The city of San Francisco has banned plastics that contain bisphenol A.  Sometimes labelled on products with a number seven.  Several studies have linked the plastics to breast cancer, prostate cancer, diabetes, miscarriages and in one study female mice exposed to BPA (bisphenol A) showed brain and behavior traits typical of male mice.

Callers

  • Athena has a 4 year old with an ear infection that doctors want to treat with several rounds of antibiotics.
  • Will has a 4 month old baby with acid reflux, doctors have prescribed Previced.
  • Ron has been diagnosed with Bell's palsy.
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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 27 July 2006

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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 26 July 2006

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Monologue

Dr. Wallach discusses his new book the "Black Gene Lies" a book refuting the assumption that some diseases hit some ethinic groups at greater percentage.  Also mentioning Dr. Jennifer Daniels CD "Slave Quarter Cures".  Doc mentions a ongoing lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson regarding disk implants that are failing in patients.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning a recent government study on bariatric surgical procedures.  With 30% of adults obese in the U.S. there has been a sharp increase in these procedures, especially since Medicare has begun paying for the operations.  The study conducted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality found that almost 40% of bariatric patients experience complications with six months of the procedure.  Sometimes more than doubling the overall cost if the patient has to be readmitted to the hospital.

Calls

  • Lydia has a friend diagnosed with RSD (reflex sympathetic disorder).
  • Larry's father has been diagnosed with heart blockage.  His doctor wants to put a stint in and put the father on blood thinners.
  • Kathy had a breast implant that ruptured several years ago causing her several health challenges.
  • Lynn's sister has been diagnosed with breast cancer and her doctor told he to not take vitamins and minerals.
Comment (0) Hits: 550

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 25 July 2006

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Dr. Wallach talks about a recent news story regarding the destruction of several chickens in Thailand and China that were infected with the avian flu.  Asserting that so far the disease has killed 180 humans and it's only a matter of time until human to human infection occur.  Doc outlines several ways for people to prepare for a possible pandemic.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug and Dr. Wallach discuss a report published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  The report came from data analyzed by Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian of Harvard Medical School.  The study found a link between the consumption of broiled or baked fish and healthier heart rhythms.  Those that eat fish once a week had slower heart rates compared to those who ate fish less than once a month.  The study also noted that the intake of fish five times a week had even healthier heart rhythms.  The intake of fried fish was not associated with healthier heart function.

Callers

  • Dennis has two questions the first concerns the mylan sheath in the brain.  Second he asks Dr. Wallach about a central retinal vein occlusion.
  • Larry has questions concerning the different types of vitamin A and liver health.
  • Timmy's wife has been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis.
  • Lydia asks Dr. Wallach about RSD (reflex sympatheic dystrophy).
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