Dr. Wallach starts today's show discussing various forms of dementia. Citing a recent news article concerning aging and memory loss that asserts there is nothing to be done. Doc disagrees contending that their are several proactive stategies that can be employed to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's and other dementias.
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Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two recent news articles. The first concerns a study that found obese and overweight people are 50% more likely to get asthma than those of normal weight. The second article regards a new report concern the efficacy of starting regular mamograms at age 40. The new report contends that women who are a lower risk (without a family history) should wait until age 50.
Kelly has an 11 year old son with chronic headaches.
Jo has been diagnosed with high pituitary levels without having a tumor.
Tanya has a friend who is a brittle diabetic trying to get their blood sugar under control.
Ken asks Dr. Wallach about the effectiveness of nitric oxide.
Stream Live from our website: Download from our website:Download this Podcast here The following is a KSCO commentary. Here is Kay Zwerling: > This is called New Bill of No Rights. It has been floating > around for some time. It’s really very good. It has been attributed > to State Representative Mitchell Kay from Georgia. He says that a > whole lot of people are confused by the Bill of Rights and they are so > dim that they require a Bill of No Rights, so here goes: > Article 1: You do not have the right to a new car, big > screen TV, or any other form of wealth. More power to you if you can > legally acquire them, but no one is guaranteeing anything. > Article 2: You do not have the right to never be offended. > This Country is based on freedom, and that means freedom for everyone, > not just you. You may leave the room, turn the channel, express a > different opinion, etc., but the world is full of idiots and probably > always will be. > Article 3: You do not have the right to be free from harm. > If you stick a screwdriver in your eye, learn to be more careful. Do > not expect the tool manufacturer to make you and all your relatives > independently wealthy. > Article 4: You do not have the right to free food and > housing. Americans are the most charitable people to be found and > would gladly help anyone in need, but we’re weary of subsidizing > generation after generation of professional couch potatoes. Get an > education and go to work. Don’t expect everyone else to take care of you. > Article 5: You do not have the right to free health care. > Besides, most public health care systems are disasters. > Article 6: You do not have the right to physically harm other > people. If you kidnap, rape, intentionally maim or kill someone, > don’t be surprised if the rest of us want to see you fry in the > electric chair. > Article 7: You do not have the right to the possessions of > others. If you rob or cheat, don’t be surprised if the rest of us get > together and lock you away in a place where you still won’t have the > right to a big screen color TV or a life of leisure. > Article 8: You do not have the right to a job. All of us, > sure, want you to have a job, and will gladly help you along in hard > times, but we expect you to take advantage of the opportunities of > education and vocational training to make yourself useful. Amen. > Article 9: You do not have the right to happiness. Being an > American means that you have the right to pursue happiness, so go for it. > Article 10: This is an English speaking Country. We do not > care where you are from. English is our language. Learn it, or go > back to wherever you came from. > And finally, Article 11: You do not have the right to change > our Country’s history or heritage. This country was founded on the > belief in God. The phrase "In God we trust" is part of our heritage > and our history, and if you are uncomfortable with it -- tough. > If you agree, share this with a friend. It’s about time that > common sense was allowed to flourish in the USA. And, kudos to you > Mitchell. > For KSCO and KOMY, this is Kay Zwerling. > Copyright 2007
Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing good fats. Outlining the importance essential fatty acids in promoting proper brain health and function.
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Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two recent news stories concerning drugs withdrawn from the market. The first concerns the drug Permax marketed by Valeant. The drug is currently being taken by thousands Parkinson's patients and has been linked heart valve damage. Second Doug and Doc discuss Zelnorm a drug marketed by Novartis AG and given to people with chronic constipation. Zelnorm has been linked to an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.
Mary has questions concerning chronic vaginal discharge.
Janie has three questions the first concerns her daughter who has been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian disease. Second she asks about a 19 year old woman with HPV (human papilloma virus). Finally she has questions concerning her own exposure to noxious fumes that left her with a chronic cough.