Dr. Wallach starts the show asserting that people should educate themselves about their own health. This way they can save money and hopefully avoid the numerous "advesrse events" associated with the medical industry.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning hysterectomies. Experts say that of the 600,000 procedures done each year about two thirds are unnecessary. The also contend that one third of all women get a hysterectomy by age 60.
- Mike has questions concerning an older dog that is experiencing mobility problems.
- Janie's daughter has a horse with an impacted bowel.
- Teri was recently diagnosed with hypertension.
- Roy has a son with cystic fibrosis.