Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing predators that operate within the medical industry. Citing several stories of serial killers and pedophiles that were caught killing and abusing patients. Also outlining a recent story of a gynecologist at John's Hopkins that had been filming patients with a minature camera and posting online.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning a study on macular degeneration. The study from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine found that smokers or people who have smoked a large number of cigarettes over time are more likely to develop age related macular degeneration (AMD) or to have it worsen sooner. The study of nearly 5000 people over 20 years as part of the Beaver Dam Eye Study examined participants at the beginning with follow up exams every five years. Over the course of the study 24% of the people developed AMD with 4.5% progressed to late stage AMD.
Charlie has been diagnosed with coronary artery disease.
Tamoyo has a friend with bone on bone arthritis.
Jessica has a friend diagnosed with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Kat's friend suffers from chronic migraines.
Gerald is experiencing MS (multiple sclerosis) type symptoms.
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