Dr. Wallach discusses the report that ranks the U.S. as forty sixth in health and longevity. Listed below forty five other countries while spending more on healthcare than those forty five combined. Also outlining that according to the CDC 5.8 million Americans are injured, harmed or killed each year by the medical industry.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning "medical tourism". A new term for a growing industry that involves Americans traveling across the U.S. border and abroad seeking healthcare. Many because they are among the 45 million without healthcare. Some because the procedures they are seeking either cost too much in the U.S. or they aren't approved.
- David has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and wants a nutritional plan.
- Kevin initially makes comments regarding the incomes of pharmaceutical representatives. The he asks Doc about the pain in his lower back.
- Bob has been suffering from diarrhea for over a week.