Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the recent heat wave across the country and the increasing number of people suffering heat stroke. Asserting that although the heat definately plays a role a lack of minerals also contributes to heat stroke. Doc also mentions a recent news article regarding weight loss and the will power it takes to stay on a diet. Contending that the cravings people have are due to mineral deficiencies and if dieters address that problem the cravings will subside.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent news article regarding the growing "reprocessing" industry in the medical field. This "reprocessing" refers to the re-using of medical devices that are designed as disposible. In fact this grew from a $20 million industry in 2000 to $87 million in 2004. The FDA and hopitals and companies involved in "reprocessing" say the practice is safe while the manufacturors of "single use" devices disagree.
- Margaret is calling back regarding a rash she's having difficulty clearing up.
- Sheila has a cat diagnosed with colon cancer and another cat with constipation.
- Rachelle has questions concerning the use of Youngevity's "Slender FX" product.
- Kim has been diagnosed with a fatty liver.