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Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Joanne starts todays show discussing IBS (irritable bowel syndrome).   Asserting that many people who suffer from IBS don't even know they have a medical condition.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss an upcoming study in the UK.  Researchers are seeking 150 postmenopausal women under the age of 70 to eat chocolate bars everyday.  The chocolate is a special concoction containing high levels of flavonoids known to affect heart health in a positive way.  The scientists will check the women's heart functions 5 times over the course of a year.  Checking for positive changes in heart health.


  • Hanna has a two month old baby that is having an adverse reaction to polio vaccine.
  • Diane has been diagnosed with hypothyroidism.
  • Ester has two questions the first concerning a friend diagnosed with macular degeneration.  Second she has a question regarding her own hernia.
  • Tony has questions concerning lupis.

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