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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 18 August 2008

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Monologue

Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the high cost of medical insurance.  Citing a story about a state that passed a state medical care bill a few years ago and now the state is in debt and expecting the taxpayers to bail out the state.  Doc asserts that people should become their own health advocate and educate themselves and stay out of the system.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a report from the government on antibioticss.  The report from the CDC that outlines over 140,000 adverse reactions to antibiotics each year in the U.S.  Also stating that 100 million prescriptions for antibiotics are written unnecessarily each year.

Callers

  • Brian has been experiencing swelling around one of his eyes.
  • Elaine has a friend battling anorexia and looking for nutritional methods.
  • Jean has very thin fingernails.
  • Tene's father has been diagnosed with 4th stage kidney failure.

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