Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach. Joanne discusses a recent news article regarding a 29 year old woman who drinks more than a dozen diet sodas daily. Outlining the various health aspects of consuming that many carbonated beverages daily.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discusses a recent study that found medication errors are common in children with cancer. The researchers looked at 829,492 errors that occurred between 1999 and 2004 in 29,802 patients. Of the errors 310 involved children with cancer on chemotherapy, 85% of those errors reached the patients and 16% were severe enough to require additional treatment.
- Rodney's mother recently broke her hip and is experiecing a difficult recovery.
- Bob has questions concerning vitamin D3.
- Mike has been diagnosed with Crohn's disease.
- Lou asks Joanne about the side effects involved with taking Cumidin.