Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show today discussing where the U.S. ranks in health and longevity. Contending the U.S. now ranks 90th in health and longevity. Despite spending more on healthcare than all of the other countries combined. Causing businesses either move out of the country or re-designate employees to part time status to avoid paying for government mandated healthcare.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two news article regarding healthcare in the UK. The first concerns a hospital that sent out death notices for 200 people who were still alive. Second they discuss a news article concerning doctors in the UK that won't treat people who are obese or are smokers. With one doctor quoted saying there isn't enough public money so care needs to be "rationed". Doug asserts that now the U.S. has socialized medicine this kind of thing is what we are now going to see.
Trey has questions concerning a friend diagnosed with colon cancer.
Anthony calls concerning a friend with several health challenges including sickle cell anemia, asthma, arthritis, obesity and fibroids.
Susan has a brain injury that is compromising her short term memory.
Barbara has relatives in Liberia and asks Dr. Wallach what they can do to protect against ebola.
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