Dr. Wallach starts the show giving an advisory regarding new E-coli contaminations in lettuce. Doc discusses the death of Australian Olympic medalist Peter Norman. Outlining the fact that athletes rarely live to be 100 and often don't live as long as coach potatoes. Asserting that this is because while they are sweating during training and their respective events the sweat is a nutrient rich soup. If these nutrients aren't replaced the athlete is at risk of getting diseases caused by nutritional deficiencies.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss several news stories. The first two concern health practioners who are in trouble with the law. One concerning a dentist who over dosed a 5 year old girl and she died. Second they discuss a doctor in Spain who was sexually abusing some of his patients. The third story concerns a study done at UCLA that found some peoples brains can have side effects from chemotherapy that last as long as 10 years.
- Ron is having trouble with an inflammed throat that makes it difficult to swallow.
- Mark has questions concerning chronic bronchitis.
- Becky had breast cancer a couple of years ago and has recently been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.