Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the failing economy. Citing examples of major companies moving to Mexico, China and Indonesia. Also asserting that people who have taken great risks to enter the U.S. illegally weren't coming for a job. But rather for an opportunity to own a business.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two news stories. The first concerns a woman in Brooklyn, NY who went to the hospital with kidney and back pain. She was given pain killers and sent home. Later to return with a sepsis infection and eventually lost both hands and feet as well as the sight in her right eye. Next Doc and Doug discuss an analysis that found as many as 100 different unapproved drugs to the tune of $198 million dollars were paid for by Medicaid between 2004 and 2007.
- Lisa's 15 year old son has been diagnosed with hypertension.
- Reba has a cousin with calcium deposits.
- Pat has two questions the first concerns her husbands prostate problems. Second she asks about her daughter-in-laws allergies.
- John has been diagnosed with heel spurs and his doctor wants to operate.