Nurse JoAnn Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach. JoAnn starts the show discussing the relative low ranking of the U.S. in the realm of health and longevity. Outlining how the U.S. spends more on health care than all of the countries ahead of the U.S.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and JoAnn Conaway discuss a recent news article regarding the FDA's new warning about prescription sleeping pills. Apparently there have been more than a dozen incidents of people driving, fixing meals, having sex and making phone calls will asleep. These people also did not remember doing any of the afore mentioned activities.
- Cal has questions regarding his failing memory.
- Vicki has questions concerning a rare fungal infection her son contracted.
- Lydia has questions regarding periphal neuropathies, diverticulitis and Flora FX.