Dr. Wallach starts the show today discussing ways to stay healthy. Contending that one method is to simpy avoid doctors as often as possible. However, asserting that people should educate themselves about their own healthcare so they can make informed choices.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning the tactics used by phamaceutical sales reps. The article outlined the story of one man who worked for Eli Lily selling Prozac and Zypraxa. The man contends that these companies prefer to hire former cheerleaders and ex-models to wine and dine doctors into supporting their drugs.
- Dora is experiencing problems with frequent urination.
- Carol has several health challenges including type II diabetes, chronic fatigue and IBS (irritable bowel syndrome).
- Linda has been diagnosed with acid reflux disease.
- Alan's wife is having difficulty losing weight following her fifth pregnancy.