Dr. Wallach begins the show discussing health issues concerning children. Stating that from the 1970's until 2000 most questions concerning children revolved around ADD and ADHD. Now most the questions he gets are in regards to autism. Doc then outlines the two types of autism and the causes.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two recent health news stories. The first concerns a hospital in New Mexico that is about to be fined by the government on five counts of illegally dumping hazardous medical waste in a land fill. The second story concerns a report from a non-profit group that outlines 5 ways lives can be saved by taking preventative measures.
- Lee is a diabetic with seven stints in his heart and is looking for nutritional alternatives.
- Diana has a four month old preemie and her doctor wants to operate to put in a feeding tube. But she is looking for non-surgical options.
- Paula has been diagnosed with ovarian cysts and an enlarged uterus.