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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 15 January 2007

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Monologue

Dr.  Wallach talks about weight loss and weight gain.  Asserting that people can't lose weight and keep it off because they don't address the root cause.  Doc outlines the various Youngevity products and programs for losing weight.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach dicuss a recent report from the National Academies of Science's Institute of Medicine.  The report states that 7000 people a year die because of mistakes made with prescriptions because of poor or sloppy hand writing.  Dell, Google and Aetna Insurance along with several hospitals are working on a $100 million dollar project to get doctors to use electronic methods such as eRx.

Callers

  • Pat calls to make Dr. Wallach aware that CBS Nighly news will be doing a special report tonight on the nutritional supplement industry.
  • Jeff has questions concerning his thyroid function.
  • Rose has a cat with an extremely bad wound on its leg that is not healing properly.
  • Lydia is experiencing peripheral neuropathies.
  • Amy has food allergies that are causing a chronic skin rash.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 12 January 2007

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Monologue

Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben starts the show discussing the importance of "good fats" in everyone's diet.  Asserting they aid in several functions in the body.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a recent news article that outlines the various positive effects of oregano, cinnamon, ginger and turmeric.

Callers

  • Kathy has questions concerning lyme's disease and poor liver function.
  • Angie has a 4 year old daughter diagnosed with polycystic kidney damage.
  • Becky is suffering with an inflammed rib cage.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 11 January 2007

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Monologue

Pharmacist Benjiman Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben explains how the new Youngevity product "Slender FX" works to aid in weight loss.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a recent news article concerning serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Ben discusses how serotonin is made and used in the human body. Doug outlines the various side effects associated with trying to get off of these types of antidepressants.

Callers

  • Carolyn has questions concerning proper digestion.
  • Neil is a long time diabetic who has questions regarding pancreas and kidney function.
  • Lydia asks Ben about RSD (reflex sympathetic dystrophy).

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 10 January 2007

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Monologue

Nurse JoAnn Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  JoAnn discusses a recent news story concerning recent action by the Federal Trade Commision. The FTC fined four marketers of weight loss products. The FTC contending the companies made false unsubstantiated claims that were not backed by science.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and JoAnn Conaway discuss a couple of news stories concerning weight gain.  The first story is regarding research done by the University of Iowa College of Medicine that found adults living with children tend to eat more fats than those not living with children.  The second story outlines data found by Finnish researchers indicating people with pets tend to be heavier, less active and in poorer health than those without pets.

Callers

  • Cindy has a friend whose doctor advised her to get off of Youngevity products because of elevated blood levels of potassium.
  • Patty's sister has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
  • Bob has questions regarding liquid collagen products.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 09 February 2007

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Monologue

Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a report of finding the H5N1 avian flu in England.  Asserting that this is an indication the virus is moving westward.  Doc outlines a several ways for people to prepare themselves for the possible impending pandemic.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a couple of recent news articles.  The first concerns the FDA's approval of an new over-the-counter weight loss drug.  Next Doc and Doug disucss a new report from the CDC that indicates the rate of autism in American is even higher than previously estimated.

Callers

  • Elizabeth has questions concerning her mother has chronic gastritis and leukemia.
  • Brenda has a central retinal vein occlusion.
  • Velma asks Dr. Wallach his opinion of the cervical cancer vaccine now manditory for girls in Texas.
  • Bill has questions concerning asthma.
  • Ted recently purchased the "Pig Pack" and has questions about dosages.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 09 January 2007

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Monologue

Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben discusses a recent study on Black Cohosh that found it was not effective in the treatment of post menopause symptoms.  He asks the question of how valid is this study.  Asking how much Blach Cohosh was used in the study?  Where was it grown?  Contending that the study was not a fair assesment of Blach Cohosh.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a recent news story concerning the beneficial effects of certain herbs and spices.  Doug contends that once the efficacy of a natural compound is verified drug companies try to determine the mechanism so drugs can be made.  The being that natural compounds can't be patented but synthetic compounds can be patented.

Callers

  • Ray's wife has been diagnosed with hypothyroidism.
  • Alice has two questions the first concerns her daughter is experiencing atrial fibrulation.  Second she asks Ben about impotence in a 73 year old man.
  • Paul has had a lot of weight gain following surgery on his heart valve.
  • Ernst has questions concerning tendonitis.

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