Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show today discussing fraudulent billing. Citing several of the statistics of where the U.S. ranks in health and longevity. Also stating that doctors fraudulently bill 750 billion dollars every year through unnecessary or often not even performed procedures.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article about ER closures. In recent years 6% of the nations emergency departments have closed. While at the same time trips to the ER have increased by 51% increasing crowds and wait time. A study found there is a 5% increased risk of dying when people go to an ER that is close to one that had closed the ER.
Sarah has several health challenges including allergies, hypothyroidism, a weak immune system and type 2 diabetes.
Jim has a friend diagnosed with recurring blood clots.
Josh has two questions the first concerns his own cystic fibrosis. Second he has questions concerning a friend diagnosed with depression.
Nene has been told she has a hormonal imbalance.
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