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Dr. Wallach discusses a recent news story  concerning Kentucky Fried Chicken.  The company has announced that it is reducing and eliminating trans fats from all of their products.  A move that New York City restauranteurs are also considering.  Doc also mentions another story concerning the avian flu.  Experts believe that the avian flu has mutated and is spreading across Asia and China.  They also believe the cause is the vaccine they developed for the flu.

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Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent study on hand washing in hospitals.  The study found that nurses and aides were much better at washing their hands in instances where the should than doctors.  One study had doctors report on their own hand washing which the doctors estimated at 73% nearly three quarters of the time.  The same doctors were observed and the actually only washed their hands 9% of the time.

Callers

  • Barbara has questions concerning water filtration.
  • Anthony's wife is experiencing neuropathies in her feet.
  • Merle has a dog that has a skin infection.
  • Charles has recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
  • Paul has been bedridden for three weeks due to extreme fatigue.
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Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Joanne discusses a recent study that found eating several servings of vegatables daily were linked to slower cognitive decline.  The same did not hold true for fruits in the same study.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss a couple of recent news articles.  The first concerns an FDA warning on decorative contact lenses.  Warning consumers that there are reports of people contracting conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers, corneal abrasions and vision impairment and blindness.  Next they discuss a news story regarding the healthy compounds found in pumpkins.

Callers

  • Heidi has questions regarding fibromyalgia.
  • Sue has a sister diagnosed with hairy cell leukemia.
  • Lisa asks Joanne for a dietary plan to avoid the symptoms of diverticulitis.
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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben starts the show discussing the various forms of acne and the causes.  Asserting that their are 7 different types of acne or causes such as adrenal, liver, kidney, thyroid, male hormone, premenstral and menopause.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a recent news article.  The article concerns a warning put out by drug manufacturor Wyeth and the FDA.  The warning is to doctors recommending they limit the number of Effexor pill they prescribe to patients.  Warning doctors about possible overdoses as several deaths and injuries have already been reported.

Callers

  • Carolyn has questions regarding Parkinsons disease.
  • Jeanie asks Ben about anitbiotics and digestive problems.
  • Elaine has been diagnosed with hypothyroidism.
  • Marge asks Ben about the lead content in some of the Youngevity products.
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