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Monologue

Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing all of the medical mistakes that injure, infect and kill Americans every year.  Doc asserts that people need to become their own health advocate and educate themselves about health.  Outlining several books and CD's to aid in their education as well as tests that people can perform themselves to avoid costly doctors office visits.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent news article concerning pharmacy errors.  According to data from the National Patient Safety Foundation every year their are 30 million despensing errors out of 3 billion prescriptions occur at outpatient pharmacies.  The article also provides tips on how patients can help to avoid these sometimes fatal mistakes.

Callers

  • Kim's father has been diagnosed with hypertension, high blood glucose levels and low kidney function.
  • Ashley has been experiencing chronic bleeding from hemorrhoids.
  • Frank has been diagnosed with high cholesterol.
  • Michael calls to tell Dr. Wallach how well the "Pig Pack" worked for his health challenges.

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